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hot site

(1) A disaster recovery facility that mirrors the organization's production databases in real time. Operational recovery is provided within minutes of a disaster. Contrast with a "warm site," which periodically updates the databases, and contrast with a "cold site," which has space or equipment available when needed.

(2) A Web site that is up and running.

(3) An interesting and popular Web site. A "cool" site.
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What many organizations overlook in contingency planning is their potential need for a "hot site" or "cold site"--an alternate facility equipped either with or without computers (hot site and cold site, respectively)--and other resources they will need to resume operations quickly.
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Warm sites provide all the features of cold site facilities, and they also include computer systems that can be fairly quickly configured to replicate the business's computer system.
I am not sure whether it was the efforts of the team to route and re-route theoretical lines across the hill, avoiding neolithic cairns and the internationally rare slender green feather moss, or the fear amongst beleaguered consultees of being dragged out on yet another bitterly cold site visit, but finally a local route was agreed.
By replicating entire cloud servers and the network configuration between data centers, the time-consuming aspects of recovering servers, applications and data into a cold site environment has been replaced with just a few clicks to spin up the replicated servers and network configuration.
In turn, Avalution's clients will have direct access to Recovery Point's experienced and respected experts for the implementation of their organization's recovery services, including hot site, cold site and work area recovery; off-site data storage and transportation; electronic data vaulting, and secure hosting.
If a cold site is used as a DR location and backup is tape-based, restoring systems may take an extended period of time.
A hot site subscriber that uses up its occupancy time moves to a cold site.
A cold site is an empty computer room with the basic electrical, environmental and support facilities in place, awaiting installation of replacement equipment.
A cold site is another office or facility that is prewired to handle the company's computer equipment.
Most companies, however, hire a DR company to provide either hot or cold site facilities.
Three predominant choices are available: hot site, cold site and a reciprocal agreement.