Additionally, the majority of teachers also reported having these technologies available at home.
Data availability must be ensured by storage, which may be local or at an offsite facility. In the case of an offsite facility, an established business continuity plan should state the availability of this data when onsite data is not available. At all times, information must be available to those with clearance.
It is important to stress that costly advances in medical technology need not be “bad” for society if they produce comparable or greater benefits. While some have questioned the extent to which high medical spending in the United States has produced benefits in a broad sense, other recent work has suggested that some technological advances have produced important net benefits for society even after their substantial costs are taken into account (Heffler S. 2003).
A datacenter should be able to quickly recover from data loss for any reason to maintain high availability. An IT organization should enact automatic disaster recovery plans such as hosting data backups on redundant servers for data resilience.
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