UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator
What is a UPS unit? What is a diesel backup generator? Why exactly are they present in every single data center?
The UPS and the diesel generator are 2 means for keeping a web server working if there are problems with the primary power source - a disruption or unreliable current that cannot keep the hosting server working correctly, for instance. UPS is an abbreviation for Uninterruptible Power Supply, although it is frequently referred to as Uninterruptible Power Source also. The UPS is, basically, an efficient battery which is attached to the web server and to the electric power network consistently, so in the event of any blackout, it is already operating, which allows the hosting server to keep on working without losing any information. The diesel generator is an engine which can power up a whole data center. It does take some time to begin working and it is the UPS that provides that time. These two power solutions are a requirement for any facility or service provider that wants to avoid info loss and hardware damage caused by an unexpected electrical power issue.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Cloud Web Hosting
We offer cloud web hosting
in three of the biggest data centers around the world. They are based in the USA, in the United kingdom and in Australia. Since data integrity and hosting server uptime are our priorities, all 3 facilities have several backup systems against power outages. Several diesel generators can keep the web servers operational for hours or even for a few days and each and every machine that is part of our cutting-edge cloud platform provides its own enterprise-class UPS to keep it working until the generators start working. This setup is amongst the reasons why we can ensure a 99.9% server and network uptime, so if you host your web sites inside a shared account with our company, you shall take full advantage of a fast and outstanding service without having to worry about any disturbances due to power outages.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The semi-dedicated server
accounts which we provide are created inside a state-of-the-art data center in the town center of Chicago and its power backup system is among the reasons why we are able to guarantee a 99.9% uptime for both the servers which are part of our sophisticated web hosting platform and the network which deals with all of the traffic to and from them. An individual UPS unit is connected to every single web server to keep it online until a number of generators kick in. The latter are powerful enough to deliver electrical power for the whole data center for a long time without having to reduce the power consumption or the overall performance of any web server or network device, so even when there is a blackout, all the Internet sites hosted on our platform will still be accessible without disturbances and will perform at top speed.