7 Mar 2012

Downtime costs per Hour

Posted by iwgcr

The table bellow list the costs of downtime per hour:

Service

Costs

Brokerage operations $6,450,000
Credit card authorization $2,600,000
Ebay $225,000
Amazon.com $180,000
Package shipping services $150,000
Home shopping channel $113,000
Catalog sales center $90,000
Airline reservation center $89,000
Cellular service activation $41,000
On-line network fees $25,000
ATM service fees $14,000

Sources: InternetWeek 4/3/2000 + Fibre Channel: A Comprehensive Introduction, R. Kembel 2000, p.8. ”based on a survey done by Contingency Planning Research.”

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