Watervliet, NY – Utility Systems Technologies, Inc. (UST), a leading power-conditioning products design and manufacturing company, has identified a costly weakness in data center backup-power-system design. To alert design engineers and facility managers about the potential risks of using battery-based UPS systems to condition power, UST recently hosted a webinar titled, “Are Data Centers Trusting Their UPS Systems Too Much?”
David Wightman is the director of sales and marketing at UST. In the company’s recent webinar, Wightman discussed the risks inherent in current power-backup design at data centers. In this article, Wightman discusses a few key points in more detail.