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Disaster Recovery a Must

PW: Tony, could you begin by explaining what High Availability Systems and Disaster Recovery are?
TONY: A “High Availability System” provides protection against breakdown in your IT system to avoid short term outages while an engineer fixes the system. You need a “Disaster Recovery Plan and Facilities” to provide protection against longer term and more catastrophic problems.

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Are you switched on?

PW: Tony, can I start by asking you what wireless networking is and where it can be used?
TONY: Wireless networking uses radio frequency, or RF technology, instead of wires for the network. There are two places it can be used. One is in the office to replace the conventional wiring you’d have to put in place for a Local Area Network. The other, of course, is to allow mobile computing within the warehouse – either with hand held units, fork lift truck mounted units or, more recently, voice terminals.

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