UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator
What's a UPS unit? What precisely a diesel backup generator? Why exactly are they found in each and every data center?
UPS is an abbreviation for Uninterruptible Power Supply or Uninterruptible Power Source. This is a battery used to power a personal computer or a web server to avoid the loss of info in case the main source of energy fails for reasons unknown or becomes unsafe. A diesel generator is more or less self-explanatory. UPSs and generators are widely-used as a backup in data centers to back up the main power source and to guarantee the consistent functioning of all the machines located there. Because the UPS works all the time, it offers the desired power for the machines to remain working until the generator starts and takes over. Using this kind of a backup is a must for any data center or provider that wants to keep their hardware and data intact in case of a power surge or outage, because it gives them lots of time to react until the issue is resolved and the main power supply is restored.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Cloud Hosting
We offer cloud hosting in three of the major data centers globally. They are based in the United States, in the UK and in Australia. Due to the fact that data security and web server uptime are our priorities, the 3 facilities have a few backup systems against power outages. A few diesel generators can keep the hosting servers functional for hours or even for several days and each and every machine that's part of our cutting-edge cloud platform provides its own enterprise-class UPS to keep it working until the generators kick in. This setup is amongst the reasons why we are able to guarantee a 99.9% hosting server and network uptime, so if you host your web sites in a shared account with us, you will take advantage of a fast and extraordinary service without having to worry about any disturbances due to electric power outages.