Your Computer Network and Winter Storms: How to Avoid Data Disaster

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In a new article from eMazzanti Technologies, an IT expert in Hoboken, NJ and NYC areas, the practice of protecting computer data with Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and surge protectors is reviewed.

A winter storm that instantly kills the power to your computers can instantly kill both hardware and data

Winter storms are already making life miserable for travelers throughout the country and they have the potential to made life miserable for your business if your network goes down. A new article entitled: Winter storms and Your UPS from eMazzanti Technologies, an IT support and computer expert serving Hoboken, NJ and New York City areas, is available to read or download at: http://bit.ly/t8QdLk.

eMazzanti specializes in business continuity and disaster recovery for small and mid-size businesses. Carl Mazzanti, CEO, explains the critical nature of integrating a UPS and surge protection into your computer network. “A winter storm that instantly kills the power to your computers can instantly kill both hardware and data. UPS and surge protection devices provide an extra layer of insurance against power outages.”

UPS Devices
Larger UPS devices, otherwise known as Battery Backups, may have power indicators that tell you how much battery capacity is left. Smaller devices may not have such indicators. If they are connected to a computer, chances are good they came with some software that gathers that information. Opening the software can give you some general idea of the overall health of your UPS. Either way, you can’t always believe the lights and software; the best test of a UPS is to periodically unplug it from the wall and seeing how long the items plugged in still run. Most UPS devices will beep until power is restored, so this is normal behavior.

Surge Protectors
Surge protectors fail over time as well, especially as they are subjected to the constant fluctuation in voltage. Most modern surge protectors have a light when power is running through it. If the light is steady, the surge protection is still functioning. If the light is flickering, you have minimal protection and should replace the surge protector.

About eMazzanti Technologies
With a company name that sounds more like a purebred, high-performance sports car than a IT support and consulting firm, eMazzanti Technologies is all about delivering powerful solutions such as Windows 8, managed printing services, PCI compliance, computer network management, network troubleshooting, business continuity and disaster recovery, green computing, mobile workforce technology, information security, cloud computing, cloud computing services, and business information optimization in the most efficient manner possible. The Hoboken, N.J., firm is located in one of the most densely populated - and competitive - regions in the U.S. It provides business technology consulting services for companies ranging from home offices to multinational corporations throughout the New York metropolitan area, the United States and throughout the world. For more information contact: Carl Mazzanti 201-360-4400 or emazzanti.net. Twitter followers can get additional information @emazzanti. And Facebook followers can quickly get the information at: Facebook.com/emazzantitechnologies.

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