On Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Security
|26 February, 2017|
The Maximum Acceptable Outage (MAO) is the maximum amount of time a system can be unavailable before its loss will compromise the organization's objectives or survival.
A similar and more standard term for this is the Maxium Tolerable Period of Disruption (MTPOD).
See Also: Maximum Tolerable Downtime.
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