> They said they lost almost a $1,000.00 and hour. The server went down
> Tuesday and was finally functional Friday. They are a 24/7 operation.


Everyone cries the blues when the system goes down, but if you hand them
a bill for the amount of services and hardware required to prevent it, they
usually quiet down a good bit and find it more as 'darned inconvenient'
rather than some catastrophic loss.