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Cost of Downtime Calculator

Cost of Downtime Calculator

You know unplanned downtime can be costly, but how much damage can it really do?

Often a basic requirement for Business Continuity planning and cost-justification is calculating your cost of downtime. Our straightforward and free calculator gives you a practical option to quickly determine your estimated cost of downtime in consideration of investments in Disaster Recovery and Avoidance solutions.

Cost of Downtime Calculator

Downtime is the result of any event that prevents your business from accessing the data and systems it needs to operate. Virtually every company faces the risk of IT interruptions that can grind business to a halt.

Financially justifying requests to executives for the funding of Disaster Recovery can be difficult. No business is “the average,” so statistics that quantify the cost of downtime for “average” businesses aren’t helpful. While the completion of a business impact analysis will reveal an organization’s true costs of downtime, it’s a price tag many decision-makers are reluctant to invest in without a way to measure the value or return.

With just a few questions and a few minutes of your time, our tool will instantly report your organization’s estimated cost of downtime!

Causes of Downtime 

Most executives think of a disaster as a hurricane, tornado, flood or earthquake. But a disaster is any event that prevents your business from accessing the data and systems it needs to operate.

  • Hacking and Malware
  • Employee Sabotage
  • Human Error
  • Local and Regional Power Outages
  • Aging Infrastructure
  • Hardware Failure
  • Software Failure
  • Backup Failure
  • Other Miscellaneous Power Outages

Clients We Work With

  • Association Resource Group is an award-winning technology consulting and brokerage firm with over 25 years as an industry-leader.

    We have been Evolve DaaS clients for just about 2 years. What execs really need to know is how much productivity DaaS brings to an organization. We have estimated that each employee saves 10 minutes a day in startup and shutdown time. Probably another 5 minutes a day in work from home productivity - i.e. more likely to log in from their home PC than if they had to carry a laptop home every night and no clunky VPN or Citrix session to dissuade them from getting on.

    So, 15 minutes a day, that is 3% of their day back. 3% of an $80,000 a year employee is $2,500.

    DaaS has a 300% return, with no capital at risk. That is what I would tell your execs. Feel free to ask questions.

    Best!

    Steve Murphey, Vice President

  • Based in Northern New England, ClearChoiceMD treats urgent, non-life-threatening medical needs.

    "With Cloud Connect, we have eliminated intermittent phone and internet service drops, increased the reliability of daily business tasks like writing e-prescriptions. We’ve even resolved printing issues. We have zero down time now as a result of connectivity because we’re always up and running.”

    Alex Fuchs, IT Director for CCMD

  • CCI Health & Wellness Services is a group practice, empowering patients to partner with staff for an unparalleled healthcare experience.

    “Usability is one of the most important factors in selecting technology solutions. We needed a solution that our staff could learn quickly and rely upon each day through high call volumes. Evolve IP emerged as best choice and the deployment has been very successful.”

    John Torontow, MD, MPH Chief Operating Officer - CCI Health and Wellness Services

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February 20, 2018 / Evolve IP
TelecomReseller interviews our very own Scott Kinka to talk more about Gartner’s recognition of Evolve IP in their Market Guide for Midmarket Unified Communications as a Service. Don Witt, from…
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February 5, 2018 / Evolve IP
Leading Cloud Strategy Provider Increases Geographic Footprint with Global Leader in Business Communications Devices WAYNE, Pa.—February 5, 2018—Evolve IP®, The Cloud Strategy Company™, today announced a partnership with Yealink, a premier global,…
Majority of North American Companies Exhibit Risky Disaster Recovery Behaviors: Evolve IP Biennial Survey Reports
February 1, 2018 / Evolve IP
Seven in Ten Disaster Recovery Plans Incomplete; Less Than Half of Companies Tested DR Plans in the Last Year; Cyber Attacks Fastest Growing Cause of DR Incidents WAYNE, Pa. —…
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