A clear understanding of where to apply high availability must be based on the financial and reputational impact an outage will incur.
These days, applications and data are the lifeblood of most organizations, and everyone expects that the applications and data they need to get their work done will be available. But ensuring true application and data high availability (HA) – by which we mean the assurance that you can interact with them at least 99.99% of the time – can sound like a costly proposition. A clear understanding of where to apply HA and how to do so cost effectively can more than justify the cost. In fact, it can protect you from the extensive costs and consequences of downtime and disaster. The question is, how can you determine how best to invest in a high availability infrastructure?READ MORE