Data Center 101: Designing Data Center Power Systems is part of a group of 14 reports that cover the ins and outs of the data center industry, describes the crucial elements of data center power systems that make sure there are as few outages as possible. These include utility substations, automatic transfer switch, battery backup and uninterruptable power supply, transformers, inverters and more.
After studying this report, you should be able to:
- Describe the key pieces of infrastructure that keep a data center supplied with redundant power
- Describe how these systems work together to ensure maximum uptime
- Evaluate a specific data center and describe how that facility’s systems determine its reliability
Just joining the industry or need to brush up on Data Center basics? See additional entries in our Data Center 101 Special Report Series, which covers topics like data center design, types, power, negotiating data center contracts and more.