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Four Steps to Determine When a Standby Generator is Needed for Small Data Centers and Network Rooms
The amount of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) runtime deployment in a small data center and network room greatly effects backup time requirements. This paper identifies a framework for establishing backup time requirements. Issues covered include:
- Tradeoffs between supplemental UPS batteries and standby generators
- Consequences of backup time exhaustion such as unrecoverable data and termination of customer transactions
- How to choose between generators and batteries depending on kW and runtimes
Read this white paper to learn more about backup time requirements and UPS runtime deployments.