ARL Logo
Risky Thinking
On Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Security
24 April, 2017
Business Impact Analysis
(the easy way)
Try the

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.

You are welcome to use these definitions for any purpose provided that an acknowledgement is made
to www.riskythinking.com and (if you're using HTML) you provide a link back to this site.

[ Back to Risk Glossary ]

Risky Thinking Newsletter

Are you responsible for Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, or Risk Management in your organization? Then you may wish to receive a free subscription to the the monthly Risky Thinking Newsletter. It contains news, opinions and articles of interest to people working in these areas.

View a sample issue, or click here to subscribe.

Recent articles have included:

Two of us looked at an event and made similar estimates of the likelihood of it recurring. However, one of us chose to accept the risk; the other, chose to mitigate it. Which of us was right? Read more...

© Albion Research Ltd. 2017