hot site

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 website that is up and running.

(3) An interesting and popular website. A "cool" site.
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Provide a print-to-mail hot site facility for use by Treasury to print and mail Commonwealth checks after Treasurys declaration of a disaster/business interruption and periodically for testing purposes.
A hot site is a duplicate of the original site of the organisation, with full computer systems as well as near-complete backups of user data.
The company's data protection services include tape backup services and online backup services, while the its disaster recovery services include hot site DR solutions; warm site DR solutions and cold site DR solutions.
Once completed, the bank could operate off the hot site for a period of one day to six months or even longer, as repairs are made in Cashmere.
Don't take a hot site (a technology-equipped emergency office) for granted.
Davis Bancorp of Chicago now offers item processing disaster recovery services, so banks nationwide have everything needed to keep item processing systems running, including a hot site for proof encoding, cash letter preparation, data transmission, and full-time operational support.
In general, the hot site is the most sophisticated -- and expensive -- type of data replication routine.
It's also a hot site to hit when planning your next vacation.
Tenders are invited for Disaster recovery hot site colocation services.
Lease a hot site or keep track of the availability of a couple of potential replacement offices.
Levels of information protection: If a business cannot continue profitable operations without its data, it usually implements a remote hot site that completely duplicates critical data and applications and makes them continuously available.
In addition, bandwidth costs can be reduced significantly by vaulting to a local secure facility, rather than to a distant hot site.