When it comes to malfunctions in uninterruptible power systems (UPS’s), there is unfortunately no shortage of potential mishaps. In fact, UPS system failure ranks as the No. 1 cause of unplanned data center outages, according to a 2016 report from the Ponemon Institute. Even more disheartening, the same study estimates the average price tag of […]
What Are the Main Components of a UPS? As complex devices tasked with ensuring clean power and continuous uptime to your critical load, uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) are comprised of a variety of critical components that wear out during normal operations. Left unchanged, these parts are subject to failure. Understanding how the key elements of […]
The central design of an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system is categorized as its topology. Of the three primary UPS technologies available today — standby, line-interactive and online — each offers different performance characteristics and varying degrees of protection.
Deploying an uninterruptible power system (UPS) is an increasingly important decision for today’s organizations, regardless of the size or sector. Relied upon to provide continuous, clean power to a connected load — as well as battery backup in the event of a power outage —UPSs are imperative to achieving uptime and business continuity. As a […]
Whether you’re considering upgrading your uninterruptible power system (UPS), investigating service options for an existing unit, or simply seeking to bolster your overall power protection proficiency, one thing is certain: knowledge is power. With that in mind, we’ve compiled five important details to add to your power system repertoire: 1. All UPS are not created […]