Get Started Today!  (813) 749-0895    SEARCH SITE

IT Professional Services and Business Continuity

Blog for IT Support and Managed Services in Tampa and Florida

Providing Business IT Support such as technical IT Helpdesk Support, Outsourced Computer Support, Technology Consulting, and Managed IT Services to small and medium-sized businesses in Tampa and Florida.

You Need More Than a Power Strip to Protect Your Company’s Equipment

You Need More Than a Power Strip to Protect Your Company’s Equipment

What would happen if you were in the middle of typing a report or performing some task, and the office suddenly lost power? Too many would find themselves staring blankly at an equally blank screen as their infrastructure suddenly ceased operations. However, there is a device that can help save you from the worst effects of sudden power loss.

Simply put, there should not be any device that is used for business purposes that is not connected to an Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) with a battery backup failsafe. In this case, any device really means any device--your servers should have this preventative measure put in place around them as well. Their purpose is two-fold.

First, a UPS is intended to protect your devices against the sudden surges and dips that an electrical system can experience for any number of reasons. These fluctuations in power can gradually damage a device, especially the more sensitive, high-end ones like servers or specialized desktops. Naturally, it only makes things worse if the device in question is to suddenly lose power completely--not to mention the fact that anything you had accomplished since you had last saved is almost certainly lost.

A UPS helps to prevent these issues in the event that your office ever has a surge or dip in its power supply, or totally loses power without warning.

The first task of a Uninterrupted Power Supply is fairly self-evident: it is intended to supply your devices with an uninterrupted source of power. To do so, the UPS will regulate how much power continues into the attached device, preventing the damaging effects of sudden power fluctuations. Its second function is to serve as a backup power source in the case that power is no longer being supplied from its usual source.

This energy reserve is what makes the UPS a company\'s saving grace in a sudden power loss incident. Rather than the entire business suddenly and unexpectedly shutting down, the UPS allows the most critical pieces of IT infrastructure to be shut down safely, and all progress up to that point saved.

A UPS can be used to keep any of your technologies up and running for a time after power has been lost, mostly so that you can prevent your solutions from suffering much damage. This is especially important to have protecting your servers, which usually need a little longer than other devices to shut down safely, without putting the data stored on them (which is all of it) at risk.

Sudden power loss is a potentially disaster-level event that can influence any business, regardless of where they are. As such, you need to be sure that you have the means in place to mitigate the damage before your office goes dark. Remember, you will need to be sure that you have the right UPS devices to protect and provide for the different components of your infrastructure. A desktop with multiple monitors will have different requirements than a server will, so you need to be sure that you have what you will need to properly power down your business before you risk losing important data.

Symmetric Engineering Group can help. Give us a call at (813) 749-0895 to discuss your UPS needs.



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment


Mobile? Grab this Article!

Qr Code

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week IT Services IT Support Managed IT Services Best Practices IT Infrastructure Management IT Companies in Tampa Technology Business Continuity Business Mobility IT Support Services Cloud Business IT Solutions Privacy Hackers Email Business Computing I.T. Management Malware IT Professional Services Microsoft Productivity Custom Business Solutions Internet IT Business Solutions Business Applications Business IT Management Managed Service Provider Hosted Solutions Technology Consultants Outsourced IT Android Managed IT Service in Florida Business IT Support Managed IT Service Managed IT Windows 10 Computer Network Security I.T. Support Managed Services in Florida Software Mobile Devices Windows Dynamic Solutions IT Risk Management I.T. Services Ransomware IT Support Services in Tampa Data Remote Monitoring IT Services in Florida User Tips Internet of Things Backup Disaster Recovery IT Outsourcing in Tampa Data Backup Google IT Service Smartphone Managed Services Data Recovery Browser IT Support in Tampa Small Business Communication Managed Services in Tampa Bay Hardware Holiday Workplace Tips IT Managed Services Smartphones Microsoft Office Data Management Encryption Cybersecurity App Tech Companies in Tampa Network Tampa IT Support Upgrade Gmail Phishing Mobile Device Management Office 365 Firewall IT Services in Tampa Content Filtering Small Business IT Solutions BYOD Collaboration Tip of the week Data Computer Services Unified Threat Management Mobile Device Vendor Management Risk Management Social Media Business Management Computer Networking Managed Service in Tampa Apple Artificial Intelligence Cloud Computing Word IT Outsourcing in Florida IT Service Management IT Company Business Plan Innovation IT Vendor Management Operating System Save Money IT Outsourcing Business IT Support Services Retail Passwords Wireless Technology Telephone Systems IT Company Robot Productivity Windows 10 Hosted Solution Miscellaneous Server Data storage IT Support Big Data Efficiency Facebook Automation Bring Your Own Device IT Management Services WiFi Customer Relationship Management Money Computer Hardware Repair SaaS Two-factor Authentication Analytics Antivirus Settings IT solutions VoIP Net Neutrality Bandwidth Vulnerability IT Consulting Solid State Drive IT Companies in Florida IT Support Helpdesk Mobility Virtual Private Network IT Management Service Alert Data Security Website Virtual Desktop YouTube Search Administration Virtualization Office Google Drive Computer Support End of Support Uninterrupted Power Supply BDR Remote Computing Government Saving Money I.T. Company Computer Networking Services Computing communications Digital Payment Redundancy Information Technology Wireless Monitors Unified Communications Tablet Project Management Help Desk Managed IT Outsourcing Managed IT Services IBM Chrome Employer-Employee Relationship Business Continuity Services LiFi Customer Service Microsoft Virtual Server Hosting in Tampa and Florida Maintenance Office Tips Computer Network Services The Internet of Things Network Congestion Mouse Licensing Budget Business Application User Error Applications Mobile Computing Training Apps Data loss Recovery Outlook Scam Laptop Presentation Network Support in Florida VPN Current Events Technology Consulting Firms VoIP SharePoint Information Technology Consulting Touchscreen Technology Tips Fun Files Legal Writing Health Professional Service Windows 8 Microsoft Business Solutions Mobile Security Cabling Networking IT Company in Tampa Mobile Device Managment Hacker Password Going Green Downtime Digital Downloads IT Consulting Services Smart Technology Education Hacking Websites Intranet Social Engineering IT Managed Service Provider Hotspot Halloween Alt Codes Infrastructure Managed Service in Florida Multi-Factor Security Health Care IT Services USB Printing Spyware Distributed Denial of Service Mail Merge Server Hosting in Tampa Language Scary Stories Typing Techology Digital Signature Domains Google Calendar Best Practice Business IT Solutions Computers Users Break Fix Address Hard Drives Google Docs IT Support Companies in Tampa Spam Healthcare IT Flexibility Computing Infrastructure Sports Hard Disk Drive Disaster Resistance Public Speaking How To Legislation Safety Servers Heating/Cooling Full Service IT Display Marketing Compliance Dark Web Cortana Server Hosting IT Support and Solutions Travel Programming Storage Managed it Services in Tampa Alerts Proactive IT Firefox Comparison Computer Care Server Management Google Wallet Business Continuity Service Providers Regulations Data Warehousing Knowledge IT Managed Service in Tampa Dark Data Managed Service Providers Server Hosting in Florida Buisness Computer Repair Data Breach Assessment Specifications Wi-Fi Statistics Application Drones Microsoft Excel Experience Google Maps Virtual Reality Help Desk Support in Tampa Tampa IT Services Tech Company in Tampa Top IT Outsourcing Company Trending Technology Laws Co-managed IT Consultation Black Friday Bluetooth Careers Politics IT Consulting Service Consulting Services Blockchain Business Technology History Undo Business Growth Help Desk Support Outsourced Computer Support CIO Corporate Profile Unified Threat Management Quick Tips Cyber Monday User Jobs IT Service in Tampa Service IT Permissions Deep Learning Lenovo Disaster Competition Automobile Social WannaCry Printer Time Management Shortcut Avoiding Downtime Save Time Humor Cryptocurrency IT Solutions for Small Business Fraud Software Tips Superfish Gadgets IT Vendor Management in Tampa Samsung Hacks IT Tech Support Access Control Network Management Software as a Service Augmented Reality Patch Management Data Technology File Sharing Backups Bitcoin Microsoft Affiliate Program Internet Exlporer Identities Managed Services in Floirda Sync Cameras Physical Security Notifications Mobile Data Running Cable CCTV IP Address Taxes Lithium-ion Battery Crowdsourcing Supercomputer Botnet Emoji G Suite CrashOverride Mobile Office Black Market Thank You Hiring/Firing IT Budget Managed Servers Machine Learning IT Consultant Cleaning Work/Life Balance Congratulations Refrigeration Relocation Paperless Office Law Enforcement Cost Management Private Cloud Motion Sickness Tech Support Cooperation Saving Time Staffing Personal Information Gadget How To Emergency Error Meetings Staff 5G GPS Upgrades Public Cloud Webcam Twitter I.T. Managament Tracking Telephony 3D Printing Update Business Appplications Point of Sale Processors Document Management Electronic Medical Records Chromebook Administrator Web Server Identity Theft Virus Unsupported Software Cybercrime

Latest Blog Entry

Using pirated software or abusing your software licenses for your business is heavily frowned upon. However, many software companies, in an attempt to protect their products, have unleashed a practice that can actually reward those who let it happen in the first place....

Latest News

SEG Awarded Small Business of the Year Award!

Symmetric Engineering Group was awarded the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber Small Business of the Year Award for their understanding technical service and support throughout the Tampa Bay area

Read more ...

Account Login