March Madness Coming to IT Operations

As March Madness rolls around, IT Operations are going to be under significant pressure to keep application performance and SLAs at an acceptable level. Research suggests the amount of high-bandwidth activities on company networks is on pace to increase drastically:

A new study from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a provider of outplacement services, suggests that 2.5 million people will spend 90 minutes a day watching basketball during March Madness. Challenger estimates that with private-sector workers earning an average of $23.29 per hour, employers will end up paying distracted workers about $175 million over the first two full days of the tournament alone.

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