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So maybe the consequences of an outage in your infrastructure will not be as calamitous as the BP oil spill in the Gulf, but the effect on your enterprise may feel like it.  Which is why we could all use B.P. as a case study in how not to treat your monitoring.

News reports detail allegations that some of the alarms on the failed rig were “inhibited”, because “they did not want people to wake up at 3 a.m. due to false alarms”.  The rig’s operator responded, “Repeated false alarms increase risk and decrease rig safety”.
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