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Virtualisation of disaster recovery centres

Mihindu, S and Khosrowshahi, F 2008, 'Virtualisation of disaster recovery centres' , in: Building Resilience, CIB W89 International Conference on Building Education and Research , University of Salford, Salford, UK, pp. 1979-1987.

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Abstract

Governments, NGOs and International organisations must work together and contribute towards strategic disaster recovery planning process of countries. Emergency management plans should be in place and tested fully well ahead of any adverse situations. Quantification of probable risks and preparedness can save time, costs and most valuably, lives in the disaster response and recovery effort. ICT system infrastructures play a significant role in connecting various experts at disaster recovery centres around the world in a tactical environment. Virtualisation of disaster recovery centres can provide high availability and efficient system deployment strategy for any emergency management plan. This paper proposes a systematic virtualised infrastructure and associated tools for the operation of disaster recovery centres by capitalising the state-of-the-art for leveraging its use.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Haigh, RP and Amaratunga, RDG
Themes: Subjects / Themes > T Technology > T Technology (General)
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Information Technology in Construction
Publisher: University of Salford
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9781905732364
Depositing User: S Mihindu
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2010 13:11
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:35
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/11179

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