Half of all downtime is easily preventable, study finds

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Availability of IT infrastructure is a major concern for IT teams
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Availability of IT infrastructure is a major concern for IT teams

Organisations suffer more than three performance- or reputation-damaging outages a year, but most could be avoided through simple measures says LogicMonitor report

Ninety-seven per cent of UK companies have faced at least one major IT outage in the last year, with the effect being severe enough to have a third of IT leaders fearing for their job. That's...

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