upS vs gENERATORS

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Data center backup power
data center generator
Server Backup
Server room design
wHAT IS BETTER TO BACKUP A SERVER ROOM UPS OR GENERATOR

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yeah you will need both. but the correct way is that when your main power is down then the ups will take over to sustain your power for a while before your generator will kick in

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  • carlosdl
    You would want to have both.
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  • TomLiotta
    For a "server room" or even just a server that needs to stay up, both will be needed. A UPS probably won't be able to provide power for an extended period, and a generator won't provide the instantaneous power needed to avoid a service interruption. Tom
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  • Matt Mather
    A generator will keep going as long as you put fuel in it but you wont have it running all the time so until it kicks in you need batteries to keep your kit up.
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