When is the last time you replaced your UPS backup batteries?

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UPS devices are a critical component of protection to avoid business interruption. One of the most common issues people and businesses encounter when an event takes place is nobody has verified that the batteries inside their UPS units are still able to hold a charge. A non-graceful shutdown (brownout) can cause corruption of devices that manifests when the power comes back on, but the device does not reboot properly.

When was the last time you replaced the batteries in your UPS units?
Has your MSP/IT Staff checked them for actual runtime lately?
If the answer is no, you may be at risk for data loss or business interruption. Reach out to us if you want help determining if you’re safe.