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BACKUP FACILITY [5 records]

Record 1 2019-04-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • IT Security
  • Computer Hardware
DEF

A structural facility, usually a well-constructed building, which can be used to continue an organization's computer operations in the event of a natural or man-made disaster.

Key term(s)
  • back-up facility
  • back-up site

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sécurité des TI
  • Matériel informatique
DEF

Centre informatique prenant temporairement le relais d'un centre principal rendu indisponible en raison d'une interruption ou d'un sinistre, afin que soit maintenue la continuité de service.

Spanish

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Record 2 2019-01-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Risks and Threats (Security)
  • IT Security
DEF

[A] facility that stands by, ready for use in case of failure or overload of the normally used facility.

CONT

The use of redundancy in preparation for disasters is of potential advantage because it can simultaneously address two aspects of disaster preparation–proactive prevention and reactive recovery. Before a disaster occurs, redundant components can mitigate the potential risks by working as backup facilities and preventing the disastrous consequences in advance.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Risques et menaces (Sécurité)
  • Sécurité des TI

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Riesgos y amenazas (Seguridad)
  • Seguridad de IT
CONT

Un procedimiento de respaldo aplicable para entidades que no pueden parar sus operaciones por más de algunos segundos, e incluso en aquellas que no pueden parar ante una catástrofe, es contar con instalaciones de respaldo, las que por lo general son una réplica actualizada (en menor escala) del centro de proceso habitual. Estas entidades pueden acudir a esta instalación de respaldo cuando es necesario y continuar operando sus servicios de informática.

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Record 3 2003-03-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Finance
Key term(s)
  • backup facility
  • back-up facility

French

Domaine(s)
  • Finances
Key term(s)
  • instrument financier d'appui
  • mécanisme d'appui

Spanish

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Record 4 1998-04-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Finance

French

Domaine(s)
  • Finances

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Finanzas
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Record 5 1985-08-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Energy Transformation
  • Electric Rotary Machines - Types
  • Electrical Components

French

Domaine(s)
  • Transformation de l'énergie
  • Machines tournantes électriques - types
  • Composants électrotechniques
DEF

Dispositif dont l'utilisation se recommande, - soit pour garantir le fonctionnement continu, même en cas d'absence de vent ou de défaillance de l'aérogénérateur, - soit pour diminuer le stockage.

OBS

Selon les puissances, la source de secours peut être : - une batterie de piles chimiques; - un moteur thermique essence ou diesel; - une batterie d'accumulateurs chargée par des cellules photovoltaïques.

Spanish

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