UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator - what exactly is their role and why are they available in data centers around the world?
The UPS and the diesel generator are 2 instruments for keeping a server functional in case there are difficulties with the primary power supply - an interruption or shaky current which cannot keep the server working properly, for example. UPS is an abbreviation for Uninterruptible Power Supply, though it is sometimes called Uninterruptible Power Source as well. The UPS is, in essence, an efficient battery that's connected to the server and to the electric power network consistently, so in the case of any disturbance, it is already working, that permits the web server to carry on working without losing any data. The diesel generator is an engine that will power up a whole data center. It needs some time to begin working and it's the UPS which provides that time. Those two power solutions are an absolute necessity for any facility or service provider that wants to prevent info loss and hardware damage resulting from an unexpected electrical power issue.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Cloud Website Hosting
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in 3 of the major data centers globally. They are based in the U.S., in the UK and in Australia. Because data security and server uptime are our priorities, the 3 facilities have several backup systems against power outages. A few diesel generators can keep the servers working for hours or even for a few days and each machine that is part of our cutting-edge cloud platform has its own enterprise-class UPS to keep it functional until the generators kick in. This setup is among the reasons why you can easily guarantee a 99.9% server and network uptime, so if you host your sites in a shared account with us, you shall benefit from a fast and extraordinary service without worrying about any disruptions due to electrical power outages.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you order a semi-dedicated server
account from our company, it will be set up on a cutting-edge hosting platform in a data center with an incredible infrastructure. The Chicago-based facility uses an independent UPS for each hosting server or network switch located there to make certain that the correct functioning of any unit shall not be disturbed until effective generators start providing the necessary electricity. The latter will power the whole center for a very long time without the need to turn off any equipment, so all the Internet sites hosted on our servers will continue to work at maximum speed and with no effect on their performance. These power backup options permit us to ensure that a potential outage will never be a reason for your Internet sites to go offline or to have lowered functionality.