Automatic Fall-Over

Automatic fall-over is a term associated with content management and contingency planning for system disaster and recovery. It is an automated process where in case of a system or server failure, the control of data and applications will “automatically fall over” to a secondary system or server. Automatic fall over procedures results in less costly downtime while eliminating the possibility of inducing system failure during recovery, and usually require very little user input.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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