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2 OCTOBER 2014 | GOVERNMENT INDUSTRY TRENDS | BACKUP & DISASTER RECOVERY Data centers are critical to information management and daily operations, especially in today’s era of Big Data. Still 45% of IT executives have run out of space, power or cooling in the past two years. 1 If bad weather, a hardware glitch or a downed power line hit your data center, would you be able to weather the storm? WEATHERING THE STORM GOVERNMENT INDUSTRY TRENDS CDWG.com/contracts VISIT TODAY FOR ALL AVAILABLE GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS. CATEGORIES Notebooks and Tablets 8 Desktops 23 Video 29 Printers 32 Software 40 Telephony 46 Networking 49 Servers 56 Data Storage 60 AN ENERGY STAR-CERTIFIED UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY CAN CUT ENERGY LOSSES BY 30-55%. DISASTER RECOVERY SOLUTIONS HAVE BEEN IMPLEMENTED BY LESS THAN HALF OF ORGANIZATIONS WORLDWIDE, AND MANY ORGANIZATIONS THAT DO HAVE PLANS ARE NOT CONFIDENT THEY WILL WORK. RISING TEMPERATURES 85% OF I.T. LEADERS LOST PRIMARY UTILITY POWER IN THE PAST 24 MONTHS. THE SERVER ROOM CAN JUMP FROM 78 TO 109 IN ONE HOUR IF A POWER AND COOLING SYSTEM FAILS. 1 1 Source: BizTech Magazine, Why Cooling Systems Need Backup Plans Too, March 2013 Source: CDW.com, “ It’s Who You Know, CDW + APC Data Center” HIGH STAKES THE AVERAGE COST OF ONE HOUR OF DOWNTIME FOR LARGE ORGANIZATIONS. Source: Aberdeen Group, “ Preventing Virtual Application Downtime,” June 2014 Source: Disaster Recovery Preparedness Council, Disaster Recovery Preparedness Benchmark Survey, Annual Report 2014 $686,250 1hr We can help you get the most out of your data center with the right power and cooling tools for your needs. Learn more at CDWG.com/DataCenter BUILDING A STRONG POWER AND COOLING FOUNDATION FOR YOUR DATA CENTER NOW CAN PAY OFF IN THE LONG RUN. FUTURE PROOF THE RIGHT POWER MANAGEMENT INVESTMENT CAN LAST UP TO 10 YEARS. Source: CDW FinTalk Blog, “ Keep Your Data Center Powered Up Infographic,” June 2014 Source: Energystar.gov, “ Purchasing More Energy-Efficient Servers, UPSs, and PDUs” $ 02ab-03ab GSO145298.indd 1 9/23/14 3:40 PM