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Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
What Is an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)?
If a business has made a significant investment in IT equipment, it makes sense to protect the IT equipment by putting one or more UPS (uninterruptable power supply) in line with the equipment. A UPS not only provides ongoing power in the event of a power outage, it also provides clean power by evening out any fluctuations.
Why Do You Need an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
Investing in one or more Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) devices can really help protect your business, especially if you have sensitive IT systems that require a graceful shutdown instead of a sudden power outage.
- Losing power can cause data to be corrupted if the files are not closed and saved properly. Modern UPS systems have the ability to gracefully shut down computer systems if they reach a predetermined threshold during a power outage.
- Power dips and spikes can damage electronic components which is why Uninterruptible Power Supplies are invaluable to companies that value their IT investment and data.
- A UPS can and should be used for all critical elements of infrastructure including security and network equipment, allowing a business to continue to function even in the event of a minor power outage.