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The Network is the key to your company's survival
Today’s networks extend beyond the confines of one building, which presents several problems for network managers because the greater the reach of any network, the greater the vulnerability to power fluctuations -- such as spikes, surges, brownouts and blackouts.

Protecting the network involves different plans, each based upon the design of the network. For example, in a peer-to-peer environment where any PC could be a server, it is essential to have backup support on each workstation.

Minuteman's product line has the tools you need to protect your entire system.  This includes surge suppressors for small non-critical components, standby EnSpire series and line interactive Entrust, PRO-LCD, PRO-RT, and EnterprisePlus LCD series UPSs for small to medium sized phone systems, and full on-line Endeavor UPSs for enterprise-wide systems requiring multiple hours of runtime.

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Solutions for IT/Networking Applications

Power Management from
Anywhere via Mobile

- IP-addressable Remote Power Manager
- Built-in web server and 2 power outlets
- Each AC power outlet can be independently switched ON/OFF
- Instant e-mail, SMS text messages and trap notification of power events
- $30,000 Minuteman Platinum Protection Plan (U.S.A. and Canada only)
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Small/Medium PCs
& Workstations

- Prevent lockups caused by power anomalies
- Stop damage to expensive hardware caused by power spikes and brownouts
- Save time by eliminating resets after power problems
- Keep slot machines on & generating revenue no matter the power status
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IT Services
Battery Backup

- Protect servers, switches, routers, access points
- Protect vital information systems from potentially damaging power anomalies
- Eliminate downtime after an outage; return to normal business operations faster
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Large Loads &
Enterprise-wide Systems

- 1000VA up to 3000VA
- Rack/Tower/Wall Mountable
- Up to 0.8 power factor
- Load Shedding capability
- RS232, USB and SNMP communications
- Extended runtime capable with external battery packs
- 120V and 208V models available
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The Threats Facing Information Systems

Once your IT and network systems have been installed and the service is turned on, the challenge for network operators is keeping the system running with minimal downtime to costly lost productivity or information.

What makes continuous operation a challenge is the fact that IT and network applications, from an electrical point-of-view, are sitting ducks for a number of reasons:

  • Excess current can enter through almost all items in the subsystem (such as power sources, peripherals, networks, and communications cables).
  • Excess current can destroy vital items in a subsystem (such as silicon items, circuit board traces, and magnetic media).
  • Network subsystems are usually assembled out of components from different manufacturers. As a result, many systems have equipment that handle power and signal grounding in the different ways.
  • Communications cables are vulnerable from outside the building to breakage, crosses, lightning, etc., and those cables lead directly to you.
Build Your Power Protection System

Minuteman UPS takes the guesswork out of UPS sizing with a straightforward selection tool, making use of a vast database of commonly used equipment along with a simple to use interface to provide you with the proper uninterruptible power supply solution for your needs.

Build your system by first choosing servers, switches, routers, and more from a vast selection of manufacturers. Then simply select voltage, runtime, and growth to receive a list of tailored UPS solutions that will fit your needs.

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