Reduce downtime impact with technology innovation

Start Date:11/14/2019

Start Time:10:30 AM EST

Duration:60 minutes


Join IBM and guest Forrester for a webinar on 14 November

Downtime, both planned and unplanned, remains a critical business challenge. In the last year planned downtime cost organizations on average USD 5.6 million [1].

How do you quickly restore availability to meet customer demands? How can you mitigate disruption from planned maintenance cycles?

Join IBM and our guest Forrester on 14 November at 10:30 AM EST for a webinar, Reduce downtime impact with technology innovation. Naveen Chhabra, Forrester Senior Analyst and Jacob Snyder, IBM Solutions Offering Manager for Resiliency, will detail how:

  • Both planned and unplanned downtime can negatively impact revenue and productivity as well as brand equity and trust.
  • IT leaders are investing in technology solutions that help alleviate the consequences of downtime.


You will also hear from IBM about how you can more quickly restore availability to meet required service levels using IBM Z Instant Recovery.

Join us 14 November at 10:30 AM EST to discover the challenges of downtime and the solution of Instant Recovery.

[1] Forrester Consulting, “The Real Costs of Planned and Unplanned Downtime”, a paper commissioned by IBM, August 2019.

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Naveen Chhabra

Senior Analyst

Naveen serves infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals, delivering strategic guidance to Forrester's vendor and end user clients. Naveen’s vision for technology leaders is to develop a dependable and reliable technology infrastructure. Naveen leads the research on enterprise storage, hyperconverged infrastructure, data protection, and disaster recovery technologies and practices. Naveen researches the ways technology leaders can proactively prepare themselves to improve their recoverability posture.

Jacob Thomas Snyder

Solutions Offering Manager Resiliency

Jake Snyder is an Associate Offering Manager for resiliency on IBM Z. Jake works closely with IBM Z clients to understand their unique challenges and needs around the resiliency of their infrastructure. He strives to maximize service uptime, improve application availability and minimize recovery times when developing new technologies like System Recovery Boost.

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