Uninterruptible power system (UPS) failures can spell disaster for businesses that rely on this form of backup power to prevent critical data loss. In fact, UPS system failure ranks as the No. 1 cause of unplanned data center outages, according to a report from the Ponemon Institute. Even more disheartening, the same study estimates the […]
When it comes to ensuring the ongoing health and performance of your power solutions, engaging in regular service is essential. Research has repeatedly shown that routine maintenance helps extend the lifespan of uninterruptible power systems (UPSs), generators and other critical power equipment while reducing the likelihood of expensive repairs. Because you rely on these protection […]
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 […]