N + 1

A fault-tolerant strategy that includes multiple systems or components protected by one backup system or component. (Many-to-one relationship)

Network Outage

An interruption of voice, data, or IP network communications.

Non Compliance

Failure to fulfil an agreed requirement or expectation of a BCM programme.

Non Conformity

The non fulfilment of a specific requirement defined in a standard, documented practice, agreed procedure or legislation.