Backup Power

Smart-Grid-Ready UPS Uses Renewable Energy for Data Centers

New smart-grid-ready UPS's can aid Data Center operators toward achieving sustainability goals. In turn, this will increase revenue and decrease energy costs. This battery backup technology will help power grids move toward renewable energy. This technology will allow Data Centers to operate more efficiently without wasting...

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Reasons Behind Data Center Outages are Changing

According to a recent report from the Uptime Institute, power issues are less likely to cause a major IT service outage, while IT configuration and network problems are becoming more common. The organization’s third Annual Outage Analysis points out that while numerous improvements have been made...

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Earlier this week, Mission Critical Magazine released its January 2021 edition.  In this month’s issue, the magazine features a piece by our President, Phil Rafferty, discussing ways to avoid pitfalls during a Data Center power outage.  Read the article here: Mission Critical Magazine Article. As we all...

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Saving Money and Preventing Headaches with Preventative Data Center Maintenance

Uptime in a mission critical Data Center is paramount, as all owners and operators of these critical facilities understand. Any break in services means lost revenue and, if the downtime is unplanned or the result of a crisis, can mean loss of reputation and customers....

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Preventable Data Center Power Outages

Data Center Managers live in fear of power outages, and rightly so. With the growing interdependency of IT and business to meet the real-time needs of customers, any unplanned downtime from power loss can be disastrous to business continuity, reputation and budget. In its 2020 survey...

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DSI Releases Fall Newsletter

Today, we released our Fall Newsletter with a special focus on some of the natural disasters that threaten the seamless operation of Data Centers throughout California and the Pacific Northwest.  You can read about the ways we’re helping customers ensure their backup power is ready...

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