At Quality Power Solutions, it’s important to us to build a knowledge base with our readers and customers, so we can create a meaningful shared dialogue on educational topics related to the critical power industry. We went through quite a few topics this year, so it’s always interesting to go back over what we shared. Here, then, is our QPS “blog year” in review summarizing our 2018 discussions. Continue reading “QPS Blog Year in Review: Lessons from Critical Power Discussions” »
Companies spend millions every year on research, operations, and other critical functions. But a company’s most valuable asset is its workforce. This infographic from Antea Group pinpoints some common risks for data centers specifically, including preventing hazards caused by arc flash and poorly maintained UPS systems and batteries.
If your data center suffers from low-quality power, size restraints or inefficiencies, you have several options for improvement: Go to the cloud, host or build. While the right choice depends on a variety of factors, there are five instances when building or expanding a data center is often your best choice. Continue reading “5 Conditions When Building a Data Center Reigns Supreme” »
Just how costly is an unplanned data center outage? A recent study puts the price tag at over $600,000 per incident. The top root cause of those outages? UPS battery failure. Here are three ways to ensure these costly failures don’t reach your data center.