Essential Steps to Prevent Mission-Critical Network Downtime

| February 20, 2019

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No matter how well-maintained your network may be, a downtime will occur somewhere in the system sooner or later. A minor problem may simply reduce functionality, but in a worst-case scenario, your entire network could go down. Customers often see network downtime as an inescapable reality, but it’s the online business administrators and IT professionals who actually know that the reality is far more multifaceted. The fact that there are two types of network downtimes is the primary point that most users fail to understand. These types include: Downtime caused by human action and Those caused by non-human events.

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