UPS topology drives increase in uptime

UPS topology drives increase in uptime

Advances in UPS design are increasing efficiency and resilience, writes Centiel UK managing director Mike Elms…   In any industry, there is always innovation and advancement. In the UPS world, there have been changes in topology from single standalone units to...
Industry Insight: David Bond of Centiel

Industry Insight: David Bond of Centiel

With over 30 years’ experience in the UPS industry, David Bond, chairman at Centiel Ltd discusses just how far technology has come, what makes a successful data centre and shares with us some of his biggest bugbears. What were you doing before you joined Centiel and...
There’s Modular & There’s Modular

There’s Modular & There’s Modular

The UPS industry has seen changes in topology from single standalone units to multiple redundant configurations, the establishment of the transformerless based design and the Modular concept. The driver has been to reduce energy and seek higher efficiency and at the...
Maintenance: Prevention is Better than Cure

Maintenance: Prevention is Better than Cure

If you owned a Mercedes would you take it to your local Halfords for a service? Probably not. You would more likely, use the nearest specialist garage, experienced and competent in fixing your particular vehicle. As well as understanding the make and model of your car...
Considering Cost

Considering Cost

The priority of any UPS is to protect the critical load and keep it running as long as possible in the event of a power loss.  We often talk about developments in modular technology and the associated benefits, such as improved availability and reduced downtime,...
Balancing UPS Cost and Resilience

Balancing UPS Cost and Resilience

Protecting critical power properly with a UPS system, means you need a system with a high level of availability.   Availability is the probability that a system is operational as and when required – in other words, providing power when the main power source is...
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