Aussie businesses suffer during network outages

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Aussie businesses suffer during network outages

A mere five minute corporate network outage has huge implications for Australian businesses and is a worrying concern for IT professionals according to the Radware ‘Application-Smart Networking’ survey on recently.

Forty-five percent of 127 respondents believed that their business could not sustain an outage of business critical networked applications for less than four hours.

Approximately half of these believed an outage of less than five minutes would be detrimental to their overall business.

In rating the challenges, utilising or implementing business critical networked applications, respondents saw increased security concerns, application performance, application availability and bandwidth constraints as key challenges.

As an added bonus, survey voters had the chance to win a Honda Today 50 Scooter. The lucky winner was Tony Talbot [pictured with his prize}, group information services and solutions manager at Dairy Farmers.
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Philip Belcher GM of Radware Australia & Tony Talbot, Group Information Services and Solutions Manager at Dairy Farmers reader surveys provide an insight into the opinions of Australia’s top IT business professionals. This month’s survey asks: ‘How you use Technology?

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