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mgmt 312 - Copy - Copy - ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURES...

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ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURES Enterprise architecture - includes the plans for how an organization will build, deploy, use, and share its data, processes, and IT assets Enterprise architect (EA) - a person grounded in technology, fluent in business, a patient diplomat, and provides the important bridge between IT and the business INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE Information architecture - identifies where and how important information, such as customer records, is maintained and secured Enterprise information architecture should focus on: -Backup and recovery -Disaster recovery -Information security BACKUP AND RECOVERY Backup - an exact copy of a system’s information Recovery - the ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure and includes restoring the information backup Fault tolerance - a computer system designed that in the event a component fails, a backup component or procedure can immediately take its place with no loss of service Failover - a backup operational mode in which the functions of a computer component (such as a processor, server, network, or database) is assumed by secondary system components when the primary component becomes unavailable through either failure or scheduled down time DISASTER RECOVERY Disaster recovery best practices include: -Mind the enterprise architectures -Monitor the quality of computer networks that provide data on power suppliers and demand -Make sure the networks can be restored quickly in the case of downtime -Set up disaster recovery plans -Provide adequate staff training Disaster recovery plan - a detailed process for recovering information or an IT system in the event of a catastrophic disaster such as a fire or flood Disaster recovery cost curve - charts (1) the cost to the organization of the unavailability of information and technology and (2) the cost to the organization of recovering from a disaster over time Hot site - a separate and fully equipped facility where the company can move immediately after a disaster and resume business Cold site - a separate facility that does not have any computer equipment, but is a place where
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