Guest Column | September 5, 2012

Avoiding A Data Disaster: Part 1

Jim Tessier

A data center’s top priorities when utility power is disrupted (or when other events jeopardize power availability) are keeping mission critical workloads operational and preventing data corruption. To achieve these goals, data centers have long relied on the combination of uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs) and power protection software to complete a graceful server shutdown. By Jim Tessier, Eaton Power Quality Division