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downtime

1. A period of relaxation or decreased activity. I'm glad to finally have some downtime after such a busy week.
2. A period of time when a machine or system is not functioning. The computer system is experiencing some routine downtime this weekend.

down time

n. the time when a computer is not operating. (Compare this with up time.) I can’t afford a lot of down time in the system I buy.
See also: down, time
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It will always be difficult to secure budget for IT resilience if you can't show the board a clear picture of the impact downtime will have.
Don't panic - if you do need to use one of these apps while in Downtime you can - by clicking on the app and either selecting to ignore the limit for 15 minutes or ignore it for today.
A qualm I had while using Screen Time was that I could not set multiple downtimes for the day.
Manufacturers seem to think so--eight in ten companies surveyed by GE Digital thought digital tools could eliminate unplanned downtime and 72% of organisations said that zero unplanned downtime is a high priority.
At a time when it is expected that products and services should be available at all times, both unplanned and planned downtime are deemed unacceptable, especially since it is now easily avoidable.
> 7% of enterprises surveyed experienced data loss or downtime in the last 12 months: The average business experienced 22 hours of unexpected downtime in the last 12 months.
- Unplanned application downtime costs an organization between $1.4 million and $2.3 million annually in lost revenue, decreased productivity and missed opportunities.
- Realtime, dynamic dashboarding of downtime events
First, there is how the SME will minimise downtime. The team should be clear on the acceptable Recovery Time Objectives (i.e.
"Downtime, while tremendously costly and frustrating, has become commonplace and even expected," said James Bindseil, Globalscape's CEO.
Close to one-fourth, 24%, of organizations in the survey, have SLAs of "four nines" of availability or greater, meaning they must have less than 52 minutes of downtime per year.
Commissioned by EMC and conducted by independent research company Vanson Bourne, 'The Disaster Recovery Survey 2012: Middle East, Turkey and Morocco' looks at the maturity of backup and disaster recovery strategies in the region, in order to understand how backup transformation can help companies to prevent data loss and systems downtime from a variety of causes, including ordinary IT failures to more extraordinary incidents.
Barclays Bank (LSE: BARC) has announced that it has implemented a solution to reduce network downtime.
(TSMC) has announced canceling maintenance downtime during the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays while United Microelectronics Corp.
Any interruption or interference (downtime) that makes your information or applications inaccessible or inaccurate adds delay to your go-to market processes, supply chain, analyses and decisions.