IT Jargon Explained

Availability Management

What is availability management?

Availability Management is the process of managing IT services, infrastructure, and applications to ensure they are available to users when needed. It involves monitoring, troubleshooting, and repairing IT systems to ensure optimal performance and availability.

Availability Management also involves creating plans for dealing with potential outages and developing strategies for recovering from any outages that do occur.

The benefits of availability management

Improved efficiency: Availability Management helps identify and address potential issues before they become problems, resulting in improved efficiency.

Reduced downtime: Availability Management monitors a system’s performance to identify problems before they cause downtime. This helps to keep systems up and running with less downtime.

Increased reliability: Availability Management helps to ensure that a system’s performance is reliable and consistent. This helps to maintain customer satisfaction and trust.

Cost savings: By reducing downtime, Availability Management can help to save money by reducing the cost of system repairs and maintenance.

Improved security: Availability Management helps to protect against threats by monitoring for any potential security issues and addressing them quickly.