Choosing the Right UPS for your Lenovo ThinkServer SystemPlanning / Implementation

Updated
26 Jun 2015
Form Number
REDP5221
PDF size
10 pages, 293 KB

Abstract

This guide provides an overview of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) technologies and the information necessary to select a UPS that is compatible with a Lenovo ThinkServer system. Although the information that is presented in this guide is universal, the recommendations are for ThinkServer products only and do not apply to Lenovo System x servers because these servers use different power supplies that might not have the same requirements as those described in this paper.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Power and Watts
Waveform shape and Total Harmonic Distortion
Power Factor Correction
UPS outputs
Summary of recommendations

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