Compare hot sites and mobile sites.
Many organizations plan for disasters by arranging for an alternative site in which the organization can
continue operations if the main location is unable to function. These alternate locations can be in different
buildings, different cities, or even different states, which depend on the type of disaster being prepared
A hot site includes all the equipment and data necessary to take over business functions. A mobile site
can be set up in an outside space close to an impacted site.
Answer the following question(s):
1. In what type of situation would you choose a hot site rather than a mobile site? Explain your
2. In what type of situation would you choose a mobile site rather than a hot site? Explain your
Fully address the questions in this discussion; provide valid rationale for your choices.
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