Enhance Your UPS System with Real-time Power Monitoring

RJ Tee
September 11, 2017

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Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) systems have emerged as drivers of growth in the booming data center power market — a market, it should be noted, that will continue growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6 percent* until it reaches $10.77 billion.  

As explained in a new report, UPS can now be considered the backbone of the modern data center. These systems ensure that servers and networking devices can continue to operate as normal in the event of an unplanned accident or natural disaster.

The UPS segment, it should be noted, took in the largest share of this market in 2016. This is partially due to the rising demand for data center power. And over the next several years, this market will continue to grow due to the increasing penetration of IoT technologies, and artificial intelligence (AI) systems.

Now, consider this:

If a UPS system can be considered the backbone of the modern data center, then we can liken intelligent power distribution units (PDU) to the nervous system. Intelligent PDUs can collect and report critical power metrics directly from the rack level. PDUs are one of the most important supporting components for UPS systems because they can provide real-time information about how servers are consuming energy — and whether they are operationally sound and efficient.

Intelligent PDUs from Server Technology can be combined with the Power IQ platform from our partner Sunbird, a web-based management console that can be used to remotely monitor energy consumption throughout all areas of the data center.

Remember: When the power goes out, there can’t be any question as to whether or not your UPS system will turn on.  Server Technology can provide you with that peace of mind.

*Source: http://blog.newavenergy.com/2017/08/data-center-power-trends-demand-for-smart-ups-systems-is-on-the-rise/#.WbGXKT6GP0N
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