Definitions for "Cold site"
An alternate site with necessary electrical and communications connections and computer equipment, but no running system, maintained by an organization to facilitate prompt resumption of service after a disaster.
An alternate facility that already has in place the environmental infrastructure required to recover critical business functions or information systems, but does not have any pre-installed computer hardware, telecommunications equipment, communication lines, etc. These must be provisioned at time of disaster. SIMILAR TERMS: Shell Site; Backup Site; Recovery Site; Alternate Site
A computer facility available for use in the event of a disaster. Generally this is just a room; computers, power, and cooling systems must be installed.
Keywords:  pre, determined, location
a pre-determined location