Rain’s business relies on constant email communication to communicate with her clients. She maintains a hot site facility as well as part of a strong disaster recovery plan offsite to protect the flow of information between her company and her clients.
Hot sites are backup facilities that can be brought online quickly in the event that the normal site has a major incident. There are three different types of backup sites: hot sites, warm sites, and cold sites. Colder sites take longer to be brought online as functional backups, but also tend to cost less money.