Avoid Downtime with UPS Monitoring and Onsite Services

2017-08-03T07:04:14-08:00 August 2, 2017|UPS|

An Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) device provides battery backup when electrical power fails or drops to an unacceptable voltage level. In data centers, it should have enough battery run time for the generator to kick in. And in IDFs/MDFs, UPS systems should have enough power to reboot the network.  On average, the UPS battery life is [...]

UPS Selection Guide

2017-04-11T08:29:18-08:00 December 19, 2016|UPS|

So you need a new UPS system and you've already identified the Voltage and kW load requirements for your environment. How do you then decide which UPS to purchase and from which manufacturer? Regardless of the size of UPS you are looking for, there are several factors below that can help you differentiate one UPS [...]

Multiple Rackmount vs Standalone UPS

2017-01-11T09:39:36-08:00 December 15, 2016|UPS|

Scenario: You have been using the 3000VA or 5000VA rackmount UPS units. Now, you are expanding. You need to add a few more racks and another couple of the 3000VA units. Also, you need to replace the batteries on the existing UPS units since it has been a couple of years since initial purchase. Should [...]

Mitigating UPS Failure

2017-07-27T11:54:33-08:00 December 13, 2016|UPS|

Did You Know: UPS battery related failure is responsible for 37% of UPS system failures. What can you do to mitigate UPS Failure? The high discharge rate batteries typically use in large UPS systems have a design life of 20 years, but an average service life of 15 years. Factors that can cause premature battery [...]

Can your UPS grow in its capacity to support critical equipment?

2017-01-11T12:18:08-08:00 September 19, 2016|UPS|

Three general categories of scalable UPS units are: Scalable, Redundant UPS units: These are units that have power modules that are added to a UPS frame as the load increases. Typical power module sizes are: 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 15, 25, 50, or 275 Kw. It is important to note that the batteries associated [...]