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25 July, 2017
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Warm Site (Definition)

Backup site which is somewhere between a Hot Site and a Cold Site.

Typically contains the data links and pre-configured equipment necessary to rapidly start operations, but does not contain live data. Thus commencing operations at a warm site will (at a minimum) require the restoration of current data.

See Also: Alternate Site.

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