Is Your UPS a Beautiful System... or a Frankenstein?
UPS specification involves numerous factors: perceived reliability, quality, features, size, efficiency, scalability, application fit, service strength and most definitely price. The importance factor escalates as UPS capacity and redundancy requirements increase, as the products become 15-year CapEx investments instead of three-year OpEx commodities. With all these factors in play, and a range of options for UPS selection, sourcing issues can–and do—crop up. The result? A "Frankenstein" system of mismatched components. This session outlines key issues data center managers should consider when evaluating their UPS options.
1. Understand how to reduce risk of submittals that don’t match accepted proposals
2. Learn how to address the arrival of products that don’t match approved submittals
3. Analyze mismatched component nomenclature between the UPS onboard or published operating procedures and interfacing components
4. Review strategies to prevent poor installation and operating documentation
Start Time: 10/5/2016 10:00:00 AM
End Time: 10/5/2016 11:00:00 AM
Michael Fluegeman, PE
Principal and Manager, Data Center Support Systems
Room Number: 203B
Track:Energy & Power