Tag Archives: Redundancy

Availability and reliability for modular UPS installations

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There is one simple reason why data center operators care about availability: It is the measure of how much time per year their ICT resource is operational and available. Availability is defined as MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) / MTBF … read more

Three reasons, why energy efficiency is a good business

Over the next decade, increased power efficiency will be a strong issue. The cost of electricity is set only to increase, and national governments are beginning to pass legislation that will make energy efficiency a requirement. So it is right … read more

Data center power challenge, resolved

UPS (uninterruptible power supply) units are critical to keeping your data center up and running, but how should you choose among all the configuration options? The first step is to determine your goals and requirements for your facility, then to … read more

Redundancy with Modular UPS Architecture

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Compared to a single UPS, parallel redundant UPS systems can achieve far higher system availability. In this article we analyze the redundancy of three different types of modular UPS systems. Before deepening the topic of redundancy, it may be useful … read more