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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-7-0421

Number 9-7-0421
Priority Highly Important
Description Fast Failover of Redundancies: Equipment Suppliers should design network elements intended for critical hardware and software recovery mechanisms to minimize restoration times.
Network Type(s) Cable; Internet/Data; Satellite; Wireless; Wireline
Industry Role(s) Equipment Supplier
Keyword(s) Hardware;Network Elements;Software;
Reference/Comments Common recovery mechanisms could include the fail-over to: a) the redundant hardware components (modules, FRUs), b) redundant and/or backup software processes, c) switch to alternate paths, circuits or virtual circuits, and, d) switch to redundant or backup storage of system data.