UPS is an abbreviation for Uninterruptible Power Supply or Uninterruptible Power Source. That's a battery which is used to power a computer or a server in order to avoid the loss of info if the main source of energy fails for reasons unknown or becomes risky. A diesel generator is more or less self-explanatory. UPSs and generators are widely-used as a backup in data centers to back up the power supply and to guarantee the constant running of all of the servers located there. Due to the fact that the UPS operates all the time, it provides the required power for the servers to remain operational until the generator starts and takes over. Using this type of a backup is a must for any data center or web hosting provider that wants to keep their hardware and data intact in case of a power surge or outage, due to the fact that it gives them ample time to react until the issue is resolved and the main power supply is restored.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Website Hosting
If you host your Internet sites within a website hosting account with us, you will be able to forget about complications caused by electric power blackouts, simply because, different from many other providers, we don't keep several web servers attached to a single UPS. Rather, every single hosting server which is part of our avant-garde cloud platform comes with its own UPS unit which can easily keep it working for a long time. Also, our data centers in the U.S., in the UK and in Australia have numerous generators that boot up for minutes and that can power all the hosting servers for an extensive period of time. That way, the performance of your websites or their loading speed won't be affected, so you'll be able to enjoy an uninterrupted high-quality service all of the time.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
We've taken all measures to prevent any service disruptions caused by a power outage, so if you use a semi-dedicated server account for your sites, you will enjoy a fast and reliable website hosting service at all times. Each hosting server that is part of our custom platform has an individual UPS to keep it functional until a number of potent enterprise-class diesel generators take over to provide the necessary electricity for all of the units for so long as needed. The latter are effective enough to maintain everything up and running at top capacity, so we shall not need to shut down any servers or to use a lot less network devices, which could slow down the loading speed of your websites or affect their overall performance. This top-notch electrical power setup is one of the factors behind our 99.9% web server and network uptime warranty, which is valid for all semi-dedicated solutions that we're providing.