Protecting the Future of Data

Protecting the Future of Data

The speed at which we create this data is increasing at a bewildering rate. It has been estimated that we now create as much data in a single day as was created from the beginning of time until 2010! With the Internet of Things (IoT) any electrical/electronic...
Why We Must Reduce the Environmental Cost of UPS

Why We Must Reduce the Environmental Cost of UPS

In the UK, more than 60% of our power comes from burning fossil fuels. Therefore, anything that uses power has an environmental impact. UPS require power to run and air conditioning to cool batteries. There are also environmental implications when it comes to the...
Environmental Considerations When Purchasing a UPS

Environmental Considerations When Purchasing a UPS

In October last year, the UN issued a landmark report which stated Greenhouse gas emissions must be cut almost in half by 2030 to avert global environmental catastrophe, including the total loss of every coral reef, the disappearance of Arctic ice and the destruction...
How much does UPS efficiency actually cost?

How much does UPS efficiency actually cost?

David Bond, chairman at Centiel UK, highlights why buying cheaper will only cost you (and the environment) in the long run.   The operating efficiency of a UPS solution and its total cost of ownership are closely linked, and the most environmentally friendly...
Top Tips to buying a UPS

Top Tips to buying a UPS

Reliability is often considered the key attribute when buying a UPS. Yet a system can be reliable over a period of time, but still fail on a particular occasion with far-reaching consequences. Therefore, availability must be your No. 1 priority. In an always-on world,...
When’s The Right Time to Invest in a New UPS?

When’s The Right Time to Invest in a New UPS?

The lifetime of a typical UPS lifetime is usually around ten years.  This is because manufacturers are obliged to supply replacement parts for up to ten years after cessation of manufacture. Therefore, the purchasing of equipment five years before this end date may...
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