five 9s - Investment & Finance Definition
99.999. In computer terms, a system should be operating 99.999% of the time, which works out to be 5.4 minutes of downtime in a year. Companies talk about their technological systems as being able to achieve five 9s.Webster's New World Finance and Investment Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana.
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