188.8.131.52 Off-Site Storage
Off-site storage is important, to protect the organizations data from disasters that affect the immediate are of the network operations center. The purpose of off-site storage is to put a backup of your data in a location that is not likely to be affected by an event in the area in which the servers are located. This way, even if your operations center is rendered inaccessible due to flood, etc., you can still get to a copy of your data and business can continue.
Off-site storage can be found in a number of different forms. A trusted backup operator can take home CD-RW or tape. There are a number of firms that offer backup via remote access by either direct dial with a modem or over the Internet422. Companies that want media picked up for safe storage can enlist the services of firms specializing in off-site storage423.
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