Over the lifetime of a data center, owners need to monitor the health of their UPS equipment to mitigate the risk of sudden failure. Making the best decision about an older UPS in terms of cost, implementation time and expected performance depends upon:
- Years in service
- Outsourcing strategy
- Redundancy & efficiency requirements
- Infrastructure support
- Current health
- Future plans for the data center
The options are simple: run to fail, upgrade or buy new. The logical approach to the right decision is to evaluate the current situation, forecast future needs and compare the pros and cons. Read more by downloading the Schneider Electric white paper, Guidance on What to Do with an Older UPS.