UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator - what precisely is their function and why are they available in data center facilities around the world?
UPS is an abbreviation for Uninterruptible Power Supply or Uninterruptible Power Source. It is a battery that is used to power your personal computer or a hosting server to avoid the loss of info if the main source of energy fails for reasons unknown or becomes unstable. A diesel generator basically self-explanatory. UPSs and generators are widely-used as a backup in data centers to back up the main power source and to ensure the constant functioning of all of the machines located there. Since the UPS works at all times, it offers the required power for the servers to remain up and running until the generator starts and takes over. Using such a backup is essential for any data center or provider that wants to keep their hardware and info intact in case there is a power surge or outage, due to the fact that it offers them plenty of time to react until the problem is resolved and the main power supply is restored.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Shared Website Hosting
If you host your Internet sites inside a shared website hosting
account with us, you'll be able to forget about troubles caused by power blackouts, because, in contrast to various other providers, we do not keep numerous servers attached to just one UPS. Alternatively, every single server that's part of our avant-garde cloud platform comes with its own UPS unit which will be able to keep it working for hours. Furthermore, our data centers in the USA, in the United Kingdom and in Australia have a number of generators that boot up for minutes and which can easily power all of the servers for an extensive amount of time. That way, the features of your sites or their loading speed won't be affected, so you can enjoy an uninterrupted high-quality service all of the time.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting
We offer semi-dedicated server
accounts inside our data center in downtown Chicago and amongst the reasons behind our 99.9% uptime warranty is the excellent backup setup that the facility features. Your new account will be set up on our top-notch website hosting platform and each one of the web servers that are part of it includes its own effective UPS unit which will keep it 100% functional at optimum capacity until numerous diesel generators take over. The latter will be able to keep the entire data center functioning for a long stretch of time, without any limits on the quantity or the type of devices which can work, so you will not detect any difference in the overall performance or the loading speed of any Internet site that you host there. With our semi-dedicated servers, you shall have the chance to use a top-quality website hosting service with no disruptions of any type.