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Do You Know How Much It Could Lose Having One Day Power Outage?
- May 19, 2018 -

Power outage is a nightmare of most of the companies because of the business loss. It might seems negligible until you look at the bank account.

According to the U.S. Department of Energy research, business financial loss from power outage is $78 billion per year averagely.


For example,

the U.S. Department of Energy shows when a power failure disrupts IT sysytems:

· Thirty three percent of companies lose $20,000–$500,000

· Twenty percent lose $500,000 to $2 million

· Fifteen percent lose more than $2 million

Gartner research identifies the costs for one minute of commercial downtime as follows:

· $241 for lost ATM transaction fees

· $1,483 for airline reservations

· $1,883 for home shopping

· >$40,000 for the inability to process credit card authorizations