UPS batteries fail in less than half the time stipulated by the manufacturer when those ratings are determined under lab conditions. UPS system failure ranks as the No. 1 cause of unplanned data center outages, according to a report from the Ponemon Institute “Eighty percent of respondents know the root cause of the unplanned outage. […]
Diesel Technology Forum in March of 2013 on Preserving Public Health and Safety: The Role of Backup Emergency Generators in Protecting Critical Infrastructure.