Users need to be prepared for power cuts

Saran, Cliff
September 2003
Computer Weekly;9/9/2003, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the need for preparation among IT departments in Great Britain in lieu of frequent power failures. Successfully restarting business servers is key to getting the business functioning quickly once power is restored. Clive Longbottom, service director at analyst Quocirca, advised firms to ensure their servers can shut down smoothly in the event of a power failure. While an uninterruptible power supply may keep the electricity supply to a server running for long enough to allow the server to shut down correctly, users who require more IT resilience should consider a generator.


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