Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

UPS for 4 Dell PowerEdge Servers

Posted on 2006-06-13
3
331 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-26
Hello,

I'm being asked to provide a spec for a UPS for our Dell PowerEdge 4300 servers.  I have four of them that will need to be on the UPS.  Can you suggest what type of UPS that I would need for those?  
0
Comment
Question by:cyardley
3 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
CoreDigital earned 125 total points
ID: 16896349

Dell PE 4300 draws around 340W (485VA) so I would suggest a 1000VA Rackmount model for each server or a single 3000-5000VA for all four (if they are in the same location)

www.apc.com have a look at the Smart-UPS and maybe the Symmetra range (if you need redundancy).
0
 
LVL 69

Expert Comment

by:Callandor
ID: 16896381
Try the UPS calculator here: http://www.apcc.com/products/family/index.cfm?id=165#anchor1.  Since APC provides software that monitors the UPS through a cable and can shutdown a server gracefully if the power goes offline, you will need a separate UPS for each server or an additional circuit to shutdown the other servers that are not monitoring the UPS.
0
 

Author Comment

by:cyardley
ID: 16896405
Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Ransomware-A Revenue Bonanza for Service Providers

Ransomware – malware that gets on your customers’ computers, encrypts their data, and extorts a hefty ransom for the decryption keys – is a surging new threat.  The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Stuck in voice control mode on your Amazon Firestick?  Here is how to turn it off!!!
Great sound, comfort and fit, excellent build quality, versatility, compatibility. These are just some of the many reasons for choosing a headset from Sennheiser.
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…

790 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question