Redundancy in Mission-Critical Applications
Redundancy is important in mission-critical communications, especially in government and public safety applications. This is true whether applications are purchased as premised-based or cloud-based. However, there are different types of redundancy that have varied costs and benefits.
In the case of logging recorders, many RFPs call out the requirement for redundancy, but without the necessary specificity of the type of redundancy required. Without that specificity, vendors may declare compliance based on the most basic level of redundancy which often does not deliver on the intended requirement.
Component redundancy is one of the most popular options offered by logging recorder vendors, but it’s also one of the riskiest. This article will explain what it is and how you can identify it.