• Empty threats

    David Manning, managing director at MIGSOLV, one of the UK’s most secure data centres, gives us an insight into how he ensures your data is kept safe from physical threats and fire.

  • UP(SOS)

    Alex Emms, operations director at Uninterruptible Power Supplies Ltd. explains the untapped potential of your UPS system, during mains presence, as well as in blackouts, and outlines the importance of selecting on-line systems.

  • What protects your fire protection?

    Matt De Frece, divisional director at Power Control discusses the role of the UPS system in ensuring your fire protection system is failsafe. 

  • Riello UPS reveals new Sentinel Tower range

    Riello UPS has introduced a new 5-10 kVA product range designed to protect critical telecoms and IT systems.

  • Super-efficient UPS in a low carbon world

    In an increasingly environmentally-aware age where efficiency is almost as important as availability, Chris Cutler of Riello UPS examines the consequences for the next generation of uninterruptible power supplies.

  • The critical condition of hospital power

    Andrew Keith, product development director at power resistor manufacturer Cressall Resistors, explains why load bank testing for hospital generators is a crucial industry requirement.

  • How much does UPS efficiency actually cost?

    David Bond, chairman at Centiel UK Ltd, highlights why buying cheaper will only cost you (and the environment) in the long-run. 

  •  (Always) Open for business

    With today’s demand for ‘always on’ digital services, how can operators ensure customers aren’t left disappointed? Marc Garner, vice president, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK & Ireland, examines the methods deemed essential for dodging that dreaded downtime, as well as ways to increase energy efficiency and security.

  • Does your UPS have your back?

    Paul Brickman, sales and marketing director at Crestchic, explores the critical role of UPS testing and discusses why backup power alone just isn’t enough. 

  • Char.gy keeps electric vehicles moving with help from Cresthic 

    As part of its testing process, car charging expert Char.gy has utilised loadbanks from Crestchic to ensure the safety and integrity of its charging points.

  • Switched on

    Alex Emms, operations director at Kohler Uninterruptible Power, looks at the role of static switches within different UPS architectures, and how they ultimately contribute to power availability.

  • The perfect partner

    For the third consecutive year, the ER Excellence Awards 2020 is proud to be partnered with Riello UPS. A company that never stops, we find out a bit about what Riello has been up to of late, gleaning an insight into some of its latest projects, as well as finding out why this industry leader has gone for the partnership hattrick. 

  • Secondary power supplies for emergency lifts

    To ensure compliance with safety regulations, a secondary source of power is required to feed all emergency evacuation lifts. UPS systems can offer many advantages, yet in the past they have been overlooked, says Power Control Ltd.

  • UPSs & SPDs: A powerful duo

    Batman and Robin, Mario and Luigi, Wallace and Gromit. In film, the role of the sidekick is crucial in aiding the protagonist to achieve their overall goal. John Mitchell, global sales & marketing director at CP Automation, explains the necessity of protecting uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems with a surge protection device (SPD) that accounts for transient surges.

  • Controlling your costs

    Louis McGarry, sales and marketing director at Centiel UK highlights the importance of factoring in total cost of ownership when it comes to your UPS and provides us with some invaluable tips on keeping costs down.

  • Exploring the energy saving benefits of modular UPS

    Riello UPS sales manager Chris Cutler explores the evolution of modular uninterruptible power supplies and unveils a major upgrade to their own award-winning Multi Power range.

  • Prevention is better than cure

    On August 9, 2019, a lightning storm caused blackouts across parts of the UK. Although the blackout lasted for less than an hour, around one million people were affected. In light of this event, John Mitchell, global sales & marketing director at supply, installation and repair specialist CP Automation, explains why modern power protection is essential for your facility.

  • GS Yuasa supplies vital batteries to NHS Nightingale hospitals 

    Battery manufacturer GS Yuasa is pleased to be contributing to the fight against Coronavirus by supplying power to the NHS Nightingale hospitals and other key medical projects.

  • Positive steps to lengthen battery lifespan

    Riello UPS technical services manager Jason Yates explores the often unsung heroes of UPS systems – the batteries – and outlines the steps site operators should take to reduce the risk of premature failure.

  • The right fit

    Mark Coughlin, applications manager for reserve power at EnerSys, highlights the importance of choosing the right battery for your UPS.

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