UPS is an abbreviation for Uninterruptible Power Supply or Uninterruptible Power Source. That's a battery that is used to power some type of computer or a server to avoid the loss of info in case the main power supply fails for whatever reason or becomes risky. A diesel generator pretty much self-explanatory. UPSs and generators are used as a backup in data centers to back up the power supply and to guarantee the continuous running of all of the web servers located there. Since the UPS operates all the time, it provides the required power for the servers to remain functioning until the generator starts and takes over. Using such a backup is a must for any data center or web hosting provider that wants to keep their hardware and data intact in case there is a power surge or outage, as it offers them enough time to react until the problem is resolved and the main power supply is restored.

UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Hosting

If you host your Internet sites within a hosting account with us, you can forget about problems caused by electrical power blackouts, simply because, different from all kinds of other providers, we do not keep several web servers attached to just one UPS. Alternatively, each server that's part of our avant-garde cloud platform features its own UPS device that can easily keep it functioning for hours. Moreover, our data centers in the United States, in the UK and in Australia have a number of generators which boot up for minutes and which can easily power all of the hosting servers for an extensive length of time. That way, the overall performance of your Internet sites or their loading speed shall not be affected, so you can enjoy an uninterrupted high-quality web hosting service at all times.

UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The semi-dedicated server accounts which we provide are created inside a state-of-the-art data center in downtown Chicago and its electric power backup system is one of the reasons why we are able to afford to guarantee a 99.9% uptime for both the web servers which are part of our sophisticated hosting platform and the network which manages all of the traffic to and from them. An individual UPS system is attached to every single web server to keep it online until several generators kick in. The latter are potent enough to provide electricity for the entire facility for several hours without the need to minimize the power consumption or the productivity of any server or network device, so even if there is a disruption, all of the Internet sites hosted on our platform will still be available without disruptions and will work at top speed.