When Facebook has an outage we hear about it for days. The systems that make this type of complicated software work rely heavily on automation, as do things like GPS, financial markets, the electrical grids that power our homes, and more. Unfortunately all of these things are prone to malfunctions, human errors, and hackers, and when outages happen it can take over an hour to fix the problem.
Outages are very costly – an average of $10,000 per hour – so knowing there’s a problem as soon as it happens is crucial. Learn more about the high cost of outages and how monitoring can help mitigate some of these costs from the infographic below.