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The Power Transfer Switch – An Economical Alternative for Power Redundancy and Fallback

Monday, June 27th, 2011

If you’re responsible for managing vital network elements located at remote equipment racks, then you’ve probably already had to deal with problems caused by unstable power supplies. When power goes out at a remote equipment rack, it often stays out until support personnel can travel to the remote site and deal with the problem in person. Power outages are much less of a problem if your network application already includes network elements with built in power fallback and power redundancy features, but what if your equipment rack also includes older, single-inlet devices that don’t offer the ability to fallback to a secondary power supply?