An offsite information processing facility with electrical wiring, air conditioning and flooring, but no
computer or communications equipment, is a:
duplicate processing facility.
A cold site is ready to receive equipment but does not offer any components at the site in advance
of the need. A warm site is an offsite backup facility that is partially configured with network
connections and selected peripheral equipment-such as disk and tape units, controllers and CPUsto operate an information processing facility. A duplicate information processing facility is a
dedicated, self-developed recovery site that can back up critical applications.