sponsored by Schneider Electric
Posted:  14 Oct 2013
Published:  14 Oct 2011
Format:  PDF
Length:  20  Page(s)
Type:  Case Study
Language:  English
ABSTRACT:

The APC InfraStruXure product line offers an alternative architecture to the central UPS. MTechnology, Inc. used the techniques of Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) to evaluate the reliability of the 40 kW InfraStruXure UPS and PDU with static bypass. The calculations considered the performance of the InfraStruXure in both ideal and real-world conditions. The study also compared the performance of the InfraStruXure architecture to that of a central UPS serving a hypothetical 500 kW critical load in a data center. The results showed that the InfraStruXure architecture was significantly less likely to suffer failure of all loads in the data center, and slightly less likely to experience failure in any one piece of IT equipment. This paper summarizes the key findings of MTechnology's quantitative risk assessment and discusses their implications for facility managers and designers.






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