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This is an Environment document

Document icon ENV Off-site Version: 1.0 OIAr logo
Document type: Environment Owner:

S.A.D. Jumelet


This Environment exists in the following Working Area(s):


In the Off Site Environment facilities are in place to protect (archived) data collections. In the Off Site Environment, physical conditions (like fire prevention and physical security) meet very high standards.

Business Context

Both Business Continuity and Legal Obligations demand that (business) data is back-upped and archived in a proper manner. This means that copies of data collections need to be stored outside ArchiSurance premises. Loss of data in the off-site Environment can danger the ArchiSurance Enterprise as a whole.

Quality Demands

The quality demands of this Environment are:

QA Group Quality Attribute Value Rationale
Flexibility Adaptability NS -
Scalability up and out Increasing data volumes and the raise of legal responsibilities require a great capacity for growth of off-site storage facilities.
Maintainability Manageability NS -
Accountability NS -
Reliability Availability NS -
Integrity High Facilities and (especially) storage media should be protected in this Environment, because of their importance to Business Continuity and legal obligations.

NB: Only the two or three most important Quality demands for this environments are rated here. The purpose of this listing is to generally characterize an Environment in terms of Quality demands.

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