Selection of UPS
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Selection of UPS

Why UPS Solutions Stimulates Business Productivity

Like most developed countries, UK power supply is usually reliable. Nevertheless, circumstances which may not necessarily include earthquakes, hurricanes, flood, etc. may cause electrical failures/power loss on regular basis. Furthermore disrupt the daily operations of a firm, and consequently result in time, productivity and financial losses. Undoubtedly, this is why investing in a quality Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is a no-brainer. In addition it will reduce general energy loss by as much as 55%, as well as reduces data loss. Therefore  it will ultimately reinforce stable business growth and development. Selection of UPS and the correct system is therefore an important consideration

This type of diversification may depend on some strong internal and external conditions. However if the firm’s stable growth and development is the priority, then having a reliable and dependable UPS system should be a decision every organisation must be willing to take.

What is a UPS System?

A UPS system acts as an emergency power support when your main electrical supply encounters a problem or outage. This can be a surge, blip and total outage. The UPS system maintains that the power supplied to the systems it supports is constant and supply’s the power while the main incoming is down.

However the time it can support the systems is dependent on the design of the size, its size and the number of batteries available. In addition if its supported by an additional backup generator. Therefore selection of UPS systems for the correct environment is critically important

Selection of UPS – Evaluate Your Present UPS Solution

You would be mistaken if you assume, like many others that the use of UPS system is limited to larger entities or businesses. However in reality, it is a must for all companies that depend on electrical power to execute critical hardware. Furthermore for any company where a temporary power cut or black-out would ruin their operations.

When deciding on and investing in UPS technologies, ask yourself; will the system be worth the effort? Is the system capable of protecting all your critical processes in real-time. Was the problem something out of the blue? If your answer to that question is yes, then you’re on the right track.

Most often, financial constraint and limited space restrict the purchasing and implementation of a UPS system. Therefore eliminating that coverage of protection which a UPS solutions offers to the electrical load present at the time. However UPS systems are becoming smaller and more cost effective every year

In addition not all elements of your electrical system have to be covered by UPS protection. Usually the best areas to cover at your critical services. Thus by correctly planning and designing your UPS system and smaller and more economical system can be implemented

Also economically speaking, as demand sides expand, the company will start to grow in size. Similarly, as a firm expands its operations, the more the demands of technology will increase and therefore additional electrical power.

UPS Upgrade Scenarios

  1. Continue to support the extended load with the current UPS system
  2. Upgrade to a larger or bolt on UPS system

If no change was made to this system while technology and electrical requirements expand, technically, the main UPS system would become overloaded (with more critical hardware). As time persists, the UPS system may start malfunctioning and suddenly fail to protect some critical hardware

Thus ultimately, exposing the company services to disruption, loss of data, reduces profits, and impact on reputation.

The system is easily upgraded with additional elements or a new system to work alongside the existing. However this is another part of a correct design in allowing for future growth and changes. All of our installation involve future planning with our clients to forsee increases in requirements thus to specify the correct system. A system for the present and one to grow into the future

Selection of UPS – Planning Future Needs And The Unexpected

To avoid the situation of a technology outage the planning of a UPS system must put into consideration. Thus planning for the present that will enhance the business productivity. Furthermore allowing for the additional electrical demands which possibly may be required in the nearest future. By implication, predictable issues will be naturally solved while unforeseen circumstances will be kept under control. Therefore enabling the company’s operations to continue without issues

Does that mean you have to purchase a large UPS from the day of your business to achieve future stable growth? No that this isn’t always the bets way. Thus you may begin by installing a more reliable and dependable standard UPS system that can serve your company’s need. Furthermore with a percentage allowance of growth. It could be allowing for a 10 or 20% growth or planning to cover allowances for full desks in your office space rather than the 80% occupancy you currently have.

There is a point where going too large doesn’t become cost effective if there is a possibility it won’t ever be used.

Selection of UPS – Your Tailor-Made Solutions

Now that you’ve gone through this article, ask yourself; is your business considering the appropriate UPS solution to sustain and keep your business stable and growing? Whatever your response, rest assured, we’re here for you. Our plans for your business includes now and the future.

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