Scalable modular v fully rated UPS


Amber Villegas-Williamson from MGE UPS Systems examines the pros and cons of scalable, modular UPS systems and their fully-rated counterparts and how IT Managers can choose the best option for their specific requirements.
Technological developments within the UPS industry have been instigated in response to changing consumer environments. This has lead to increasingly more scalable UPS solutions emerging onto the market, which is having an impact on the traditional, fully rated UPS offering. The physical, electrical and financial characteristics of both types of UPS are detailed below, along with a hypothetical case study that will illustrate the comparison.
The first step in deciding which type of UPS system to choose is to look closely at your company and ask questions such as