How a UPS System Works with a Backup Generator

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As weather extremes and storms increase, power outages are likely to continue to rise. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. customers experienced an average of nearly six hours of power interruptions in 2018. If you have invested in a generator, you’ve prepared for when a storm hits, right? Almost. Even with a generator, Read More ›

Making Sure Your Battery Backup Has Your Back

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Making Sure Your Battery Backup Has Your Back UPS Battery Maintenance Tips You are ready for a power outage. You have the right UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) system to provide a bridge of backup power for your equipment if the power goes out. The UPS system will guard against surges, keep you running during shorter Read More ›

Why do you need a Networked UPS System for your Business?

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Why do you need a Networked UPS System for your Business?   Extreme weather conditions are becoming more common and can cause power outages and brownouts, translating to network downtime.  Even a few minutes of downtime can be disruptive and costly. For example, the Consumer Electronics Show, commonly known as CES, is the largest tradeshow Read More ›

The ABCs of USB

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The ABCs of USB The Emergence of USB-C Surge Protectors and Power Strips   The USB is perhaps the most popular and recognizable cable connector we use. How popular? There are over six billion USB devices in the world today. While a USB connection is commonplace nowadays, it wasn’t long ago that simply connecting your Read More ›

The Do’s and Don’ts of Surge Protection

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A surge protector is both an insurance policy and an investment in protecting your electronic devices against damaging power events. Here are the DOs and DON’Ts of choosing the right surge protector and knowing when to replace it. DO CHECK YOUR CONNECTIONS In addition to AC outlets, you may need USB, networking, and/or coaxial ports. Read More ›

E-Rate 2020: Focused on the Future

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Not long ago, school classroom technology consisted of little more than blackboards, chalk, and pencil sharpeners. Today’s classrooms and school libraries have become digital hubs. Instructors and students now have multiple technologies at their fingertips. A typical classroom now might include: Computer workstations, charging stations, digital notebooks, and tablets Digital projectors, whiteboards, smart screens, and Read More ›

Three Ps of Surge Protection

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Your electronics are at risk from more than lightning. No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Power surges or spikes can damage your valuable electronics like TVs and computers, as well as your smaller and more sensitive devices like smartphones and tablets. Power surges vary in duration and magnitude and can even Read More ›

Prepare Now: A Hurricane’s Damage can be Far-Reaching

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Each year from roughly August through November, the conditions are just right. Warm waters near the equator in the Atlantic Ocean create moist air which rises upward, creating low pressure below. This cycling becomes an engine of air flows and energetic atmospheric conditions which create a hurricane, nature’s largest storm. First and foremost: Play it Read More ›

Three Power Trends

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Three Key Power Trends for 2019 As data demands keep climbing, so does the demand for more power and the need for more efficiency and control. As a leader in innovative solutions, CyberPower is developing exciting new products that provide greater power management, higher efficiency, and use less space. Trend #1: High-Density UPS Systems Getting Read More ›