disaster recovery
A plan for emergency response and back-up procedures in the event that a user's IT systems are destroyed or temporarily unavailable. 'Hot', 'warm' and 'cold' disaster recovery are terms used depending on whether the software is used, installed or kept at an alternative site.

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  • Disaster Recovery Management — Der Fernmeldenotdienst (FND) war innerhalb der Deutschen Bundespost (später auch innerhalb der Deutschen Telekom) verantwortlich für die Fernmeldeverbindungen im Katastrophen und Verteidigungsfall. Für diese Aufgabe verfügte der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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