The Critical Infrastructure Protection Directive (PDD-63) calls for a national-level effort to assure the security of the increasingly vulnerable and interconnected infrastructures of the United States.
The State of Utah provides many critical services, supported by information technology) that would be essential during an emergency
System is critical during the first 24 hours of the emergency / disaster
System must be available within the first 7 days following the disaster
System must be available within the first 30 days
Funding requirement To bring all systems that have been identified as having Tier 1 and Tier 2 COOP requirements up to that level of preparedness would require estimated funding of $18.9 million . * see COOP systems report for detail
Richfield Alternate Data Center Capabilities: different earthquake zone from Wasatch Front, 4 microwave and 1 fiber path to core state network, backup mainframe, backup power (UPS and generator), alternate internet connection, staffed 24x7 Can be used to house all business resumption capabilities. * Will need to be expanded if tier 1,2, and 3 COOP is implemented