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Save on Costly Downtime with Smart-UPS

Posted by Priscilla Silva on Dec 10, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Can your organization afford to pay millions in downtime every year? Industries from banking to retail pay over $5 million per hour in employee, hardware and network downtime. Wake up your network! APC by Schneider ElectricTM Smart-UPSTM battery backup protects switches and routers via an uninterruptible power supply, which also helps you:

  • Avoid costly power problems.
  • Reduce costs with patented green operating mode.
  • Save time with remote accessibility.
  • Achieve smarter productivity by tailoring settings.

A Smart-UPS model is available for every need with flexible form factors and scalable runtime. Remote monitoring and installation services make for easy life-cycle management. Are you experiencing challenges with protecting uptime, managing UPS on the go, or IT focus? Smart-UPS customers are experiencing the answers to those challenges along with benefits to prevent costly downtime. Here are four ways that APC by Schneider Electric Smart-UPS can help your organization:

  1. Maintain connectivity between on-site, off-site and cloud-based apps.
  2. Protect mission-critical networks that support key business applications.
  3. Ensure quick and easy responses to changing business needs and fluid virtual environments via Powerchute software.
  4. Ensure cost-effective management to enhance reliability of the total small IT solution.

PowerChute Business Edition

PowerChute™ Business Edition software provides UPS management, safe system shutdown, and innovative energy management capabilities. In the event of an extended power outage, graceful unattended shutdown ensures no information is lost and time to recovery is minimized. Energy cost and CO2 reporting provides greater understanding of the energy consumed by IT equipment, enabling improved energy efficiency. Highly valued risk assessment reports detect potential threats to availability while advanced analysis features help to identify the causes of potential UPS- and power-related problems before they occur, ensuring the health of your system.

Safe Server Shutdown. Graceful, unattended operating system shutdown prevents possible data corruption in the event of an extended power outage.

Fault Notification. Proactive notification of problems ensures crucial situations are dealt with in a timely manner.

Monitor Multiple Smart-UPS. Monitor up to 25 APC Smart-UPS units using dedicated serial or USB connections.

Award-winning Smart-UPS from APC by Schneider Electric is the most popular UPS in the world for servers, storage, and networks. Trusted to protect critical data and equipment from power problems, the UPS supplies clean and reliable network-grade power. In addition to Legendary ReliabilityTM and manageability, Smart-UPS is available in a variety of form factors (tower, rack-mount, rack/tower convertible). There is a model for every application and budget. Check out our free power-sizing tool to gauge which unit is right for your company.

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