UPS is an abbreviation for Uninterruptible Power Supply or Uninterruptible Power Source. It's a battery used to power some type of computer or a server to prevent the loss of information if the main power supply fails for whatever reason or becomes unsafe. A diesel generator basically self-explanatory. UPSs and generators are widely-used as a backup in data centers to back up the power and to guarantee the uninterrupted running of all the web servers located there. Since the UPS works at all times, it offers the necessary power for the web servers to remain working until the generator starts and takes over. Using this kind of a backup is vital for any data center or service provider that wants to keep their hardware and info intact in the case of a power surge or outage, as it gives them enough time to react until the issue is resolved and the primary power supply is restored.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Hosting
If you host your sites within a hosting account with us, you will be able to forget about problems caused by electric power blackouts, due to the fact that, in contrast to various other providers, we do not keep several web servers attached to just one UPS. Rather, each machine that is part of our avant-garde cloud platform has its own UPS unit which will keep it working for many hours. Additionally, our data centers in the USA, in the United Kingdom and in Australia have numerous generators that boot up for minutes and that can easily power all of the web servers for an extensive time period. In this way, the functionality of your sites or their loading speed shall not be affected, so you'll be able to enjoy an uninterrupted high-quality web hosting service at all times.