APC's introduction of the new SmartUPS line changes the game for UPS protection. These new UPS systems have substantially increased the management reporting from the UPS. More information on predictive failure, battery disconnect/non-charging issues, and integration with tools like InfraStruxure Central, allow organizations to spend less time managing and insure the protection of their UPS. These new systems also focus on lowering costs with improved charging management. Insuring that batteries are not over-charged or overheated means optimal battery life, and less cost to replace batteries that don't meet normal life spans. As a result, the new SmartUPS are an essential upgrade for datacenters and server rooms. Lowering costs, reducing management time, and providing better protection than older UPS products.
This article was originally published on 01-28-2010