Colocation America Reports 100 Percent Uptime at Data Centers for 2010
are very happy that we were about to reach this goal two years in a row, says Michael Trunkett, president of Colocation America. success is a credit to our fantastic engineers and staff, not to mention the investment in upgrades we put into our data center infrastructure. America attributes its 100 percent year round uptime to its redundant power systems, which include inline power backups, onsite Caterpillar generators with standby fuel and UPS systems.
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In the event of a power outage, Colocation America power system would trigger the UPS systems, which would immediately start up generators to power the facility.
All of the equipment is monitored using the UPS system, ensuring that only clean power passes through the center and keeps everything running.
Trunkett also attributed the company cooling systems, citing that CRAC units keep our centers at the optimal temperatures, preventing overheating and allows our hardware to run smoothly.