Global hourly server downtime cost 2017, by vertical industry

The statistic shows the average hourly cost of critical server outages, by vertical industry, according to a 2017 survey. As of May 2017, the banking/finance industry is estimated to lose 9.3 million U.S. dollars per hour of server downtime.

Average cost per hour of server downtime worldwide in 2017, by vertical industry

Average hourly downtime cost in million U.S. dollars
Media and communications9
Retail 6.6
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Release date

June 2017



Survey time period

April to May 2017

Number of respondents

>750 organizations

Special properties

C-level executives and IT managers

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