What Is UPS ?
Primary function of UPS is To provide backup to keep equipments running in the event of a power failure.
and HOW to Choosing the right UPS protection ?
A. OFFLINE UPS
Offline / Standby Topology
- Allows the IT equipment to be run by utility power until the UPS detects a problem
- During utility power failure / problem, UPS switches to battery power to supply to IT equipments
- UPS capacity usually in the range of 500VA – 1500VA
- Used to support Non-Critical Desktops / Workstations
B. LINE INTERACTIVE
Line – Interactive Topology
- Regulates voltage by boosting up or moderating in down as necessary before passing it to IT equipments
- Regulates power also by transferring to battery power
- UPS capacity usually in the range of 600VA – 3000VA
- Used to support Desktops / Workstations & servers
- Provides isolation between IT equipments and utility power
- Transfer power from AC – DC – AC to provide the cleanest power and offers the highest protection
- UPS capacity usually in the range of 1000VA – 10 000VA (Single Phase), 10KVA – 1100KVA (Three Phase)
- Used to support critical servers, storage, networking equipments, datacenters