Are there legal or regulatory considerations when determining the level of fault tolerance needed?
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#1. Are there legal or regulatory considerations when determining the level of fault tolerance needed?
The answer to this question is YES!
In most business throughout the United States of America, there are a host of legal and regulatory considerations when it comes to determining almost anything, and especially when it comes to determining something like the determination of the FT level needed. Look at it this way, if you are running short on one, you may not have enough to power the other if the system goes down or there is a shortage in power of some sort. This often times becomes a factor, based on the amount of level of information (i.e. classified, unclassified, top-secret, sensitive, etc.) stored on your company's network or system. This can also come into play, based on the type of business that you are running, the risk involved, and any assets that are of any amount of value to the company i.e. classified items, top-secret files, information ...
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