UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator - what is their function and why are they available in data center facilities everywhere around the world?
UPSs and diesel generators are 2 backup systems which are kept by hosting providers within their data centers in case there are interruptions in the primary power supply or the current is unstable and unable to maintain the appropriate operation of the web servers located within the facility. UPS refers to Uninterruptible Power Supply or Uninterruptible Power Source and it's an efficient battery that works non-stop. It is connected to both the power network and the servers at all times, so anytime the power stops, the UPS is already up and running, which prevents the machines from going down even for a second. The diesel generator is literally an engine which can deliver the necessary energy to keep the web servers operational for a longer period of time. In the case of an outage, the UPS gives the needed time for the diesel generator to start and then to take over until the primary source is restored.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Shared Web Hosting
We offer you shared web hosting in 3 of the largest data centers all over the world. They are situated in the USA, in the UK and in Australia. Due to the fact that data integrity and server uptime are our priorities, the 3 facilities have a number of backup systems against electric power outages. Several diesel generators can keep the web servers operational for hours or even for several days and every machine that's part of our cutting-edge cloud platform provides its own enterprise-class UPS to keep it working until the generators kick in. This setup is amongst the reasons why we can guarantee a 99.9% hosting server and network uptime, so if you host your websites within a shared account with us, you will take advantage of a fast and flawless service without having to worry about any interruptions due to power outages.