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How Much Does Your Downtime Cost? IT services in San Antonio can be absolutely integral in helping your business offset the expenses which come from downtime. Now, big enterprises average downtime expenses at about $100k an hour. That’s probably not going to be the case for your SMB; but then again, it could be […]
IT services in San Antonio can be absolutely integral in helping your business offset the expenses which come from downtime. Now, big enterprises average downtime expenses at about $100k an hour. That’s probably not going to be the case for your SMB; but then again, it could be close. If you’ve got 100 employees at $20 an hour, then their collective cost is $2k/hour. $100/hour wouldn’t be out-of-line for electricity which such employees must use. Throw in another $100/hour for utilities. Additionally, you’ve got advertising costs to consider, and the sales losses from unexpected downtime. Travel, distribution, R&D, and product development are also operational aspects that could be impacted by downtime.
If you’re a small business of 100 employees, even an hour of downtime could end up being $10k+. If you’ve only got a handful of employees, lost profit, repair, and unproductive time can additionally cost you a grand or more. Also, if you’re unavailable when a “big fish” comes swimming through the purview of your operation, then you could lose a sale necessary for your business to remain profitable.
Meanwhile, an IT services provider in San Antonio can help you cover such exigencies through security solutions offering failover protection. Basically, database mirroring combined with proactive monitoring and support make it so that if your system goes down, a “mirrored” system can immediately be brought online so that you experience little to no downtime while the issue is resolved. You can expect around 13 hours of downtime annually even if you’re at the top of the corporate food chain. Large or small, if you can cut such downtime in half, then the tech solution you use to facilitate as much has likely paid for itself.
An IT services provider in San Antonio can help you avoid the fallout from expected downtime on an annual basis. Contact us at ICS to find out more about downtime-reduction security strategies.
ICS is a Texas-based 40-year-old technology company specializing in Managed IT, VoIP, Video Conferencing and Video Surveillance solutions for US and International businesses. ICS has over 4000 regional installations and specializes in multi-site businesses between 25 and 2500 employees. ICS’s customers enjoy the experience of ICS’s Total Care program which provides clients flat fee services with obsolescence and growth protection. Whether a customer elects to deploy their IT, Video Conferencing or VoIP in the cloud or on the customer’s premise, ICS can provide a full turn-key solution for our clients under one flat monthly fee.
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We offer managed IT services for large to small organizations at a flat-rate monthly fee. You can get started now with a 60-day, risk-free trial. If you’re not 100% satisfied with our services, you’re able to cancel your contract – no questions asked. ICS works hard to earn the trust of each and every business we work alongside.