Posts Tagged ‘single power inlet’

A Reliable Power Redundancy Solution for Single Inlet Security Devices

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

In this security conscious age that we live in, webcams, motion detectors and badge scanners have become increasingly common elements in most businesses and public facilities. It doesn’t matter if you’re checking ID cards, observing activity in a lobby or community space, or monitoring a building during off-hours for suspicious activity; most mission critical security applications rely on the sort of constant vigilance that can only be supplied by a monitoring device, ID scanner or electronic sensor.


The Power Transfer Switch – Avoid Waste While Adding Power Fallback Capabilities

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

In tight economic times, it makes sense to do one’s best to always get the most benefit out of things that you’ve already paid for. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about a tube of toothpaste or single power-inlet network equipment; a wise budget manager will always try to squeeze every last bit of usable resources out of anything that they paid good money for. But while squeezing every usable drop of toothpaste out of the tube might be relatively easy, it’s not nearly as easy to to get additional use out of single-power-inlet network equipment if you need to implement a power redundancy solution … or is it?


The Transfer Switch – An Economical Solution for Effective Power Redundancy

Monday, November 14th, 2011

When a vital network element loses power and shuts down, the resulting outage can disrupt access to important network services or at worse, bring your entire network to its knees. This is a pretty familiar problem to most network administrators, and in most cases, the most obvious way to prevent this type of situation is to make certain that all of your vital network devices have access to a back-up power source. Although a power redundancy solution is easy to implement when the network device in question includes dual power inlets and built in power fallback capabilities, it can be a different matter if that vital network element only includes one power inlet.


The Automatic Transfer Switch – A More Economical Way to Minimize Network Downtime

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Over the last several years, as the internet has grown more omnipresent and become more of an integral part of every day life, the need to ensure that network services are always available when needed has also grown. As a result, network administrators are continually searching for ways to minimize downtime for important network devices, improve reliability and guarantee constant access to vital network functions.


A Power Transfer Switch Saves Time and Money for Power Redundacy Applications

Monday, October 24th, 2011

In a modern business environment, most office workers and managers depend on the company network in order to get their jobs done. In fact, when the network is down, often there’s not a lot that we can actually accomplish without it. That’s why most network managers are continually pressed to work to minimize network downtime and ensure that vital network capabilities are always available when needed. There are many things that can be done to improve network up-time, but one of the first stems that many network engineers take, is to implement power redundancy strategy that relies on the power fallback capabilities provided by a power transfer switch.


Power Redundancy without the Expense of Replacing Single Power Inlet Network Devices

Friday, October 7th, 2011

In today’s technology driven world, computer networks essentially serve as the nervous system of large businesses and organizations. Users depend on the network to be available when they need it, and a widespread network crash can often bring an entire organization to its knees while users wait for valuable services and capabilities to be restored. With this in mind, the importance of a reliable power fallback or power redundancy solution is easy to understand; when network administrators eliminate network service interruptions caused by power outages, they have essentially eliminated one of the most common factors that can disrupt network communication and hamper the work flow of the business or organization that relies on a particular network.


An Automatic Transfer Switch can Solve Your Power Fallback Woes

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

The task of adding power redundancy and fallback capabilities to an existing network equipment site can be both expensive and frustrating; especially if you’re dealing with a rack full of single power inlet devices. In cases like this, you’re basically left with three choices: (1) Shell out the money to replace all of those single power inlet devices with brand new dual power inlet devices, (2) Forget about implementing your power fallback solution … even though you know that will leave your network open to downtime caused by power supply failures, or (3) Install an economical automatic transfer switch that allows you to keep using your single power inlet devices, while still providing an effective power redundancy and fallback solution.


The Power Transfer Switch – An Easy, Economical Way to Implement Power Fallback Capabilities

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Often, network administrators are left with two choices when adding power redundancy and power fallback capabilities to an existing network equipment application; the expensive way and the easy way. The expensive way requires replacing every single existing single-power-inlet network device in the rack with a new dual-power-inlet device, and the easy way only requires the installation of an inexpensive, easy-to-operate power transfer switch in order to provide power fallback and redundancy capabilities to existing single-power-inlet devices.


The Transfer Switch – Effective Power Redundancy without all the Costs and Hassles

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

When power to a critical network device suddenly fails or becomes unstable, the resulting network outage can often create a wave of pain that’s quickly felt throughout your entire organization. Network communication is a vital part of any modern business, and most businesses can’t afford to have a relatively minor inconvenience, such as a power failure, interfere with the ability of their employees and customers to access important network resources and communication capabilities. This is exactly why so many businesses are updating their network infrastructure to include power fallback and power redundancy capabilities.


Add Power Fallback and Redundancy without Replacing Single Power Inlet Devices

Monday, September 5th, 2011

Given the importance of network communication in the modern business world, there’s a growing trend in network administration to add power fallback/redundancy capabilities in more and more network applications. The benefits of power fallback and redundancy are obvious; network up-time is improved because even if your primary power supply fails, network equipment can still fallback to a secondary power supply without disrupting user access. But in spite of the obvious benefits of power fallback and redundancy, many network administrators decide to postpone the implementation of power fallback strategies simply because their equipment racks include existing single-power-inlet devices that would need to be replaced with dual input devices in order to provide effective power fallback.