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On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 08:45:29AM -0500, Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 08:49:47PM +0800, Samuel Baldwin wrote:
> > > And how much is this all worth to you?
> > 
> > As little as possible, given the circumstances.
> No, think about it this way: how much does it cost the company
> per hour or day of unavailability? When does it stop being an
> annoyance and start being an impediment? When will it affect
> customers?
> That's how much it's worth to you.

I lied. It's actually worth that much to you, multiplied by the 
number of times you need it.

If it costs your company $10,000 a day to be without this
system, and it would happen two days a year, then you can
justify $19,999 each year on backup systems and procedures.


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