In recent years, the prevalence of brain and spinal cord injuries in athletes, both amateur and professional, has highlighted the need to understand the causes and consequences of these injuries. Join eComp and the Medical Development Group on September 13th at Regis College for an extended forum exploring recent insights into these injuries. With a panel of experts instrumental in defining and relieving the consequences of these devastating injuries, the forum will discuss methods for industry response in a way that returns hope to patients and their families.
Join eComp at the 12th Annual Northeast Buildings & Facilities Management Show & Conference at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on June 14th and 15th. eComp is proud to be representing Eaton Power Management, a global technology leader in power management solutions, at the show. eComp, powered by Eaton, is prepared to meet your facility’s needs from operations and management to maintenance and renovation.
Stop by Booth #521 any time during the show to ask about our Free Site Evaluation and how eComp and Eaton can provide you with power management solutions to make sure your facility operates efficiently, reliably, safely and sustainably. eComp is an ISO 9001:2008 certified franchised and independent distributor of custom and commercial off the shelf power management, network and IT solutions with over 15 years of experience providing solutions to government, industrial, medical and military markets . We look forward to seeing you at the show!
As Americans age, new developments in technology are necessary to help facilitate patient care and meet the needs of the elderly. The MDG forum Emerging Models for Elder Care through Technology and Innovation is endeavoring to bring key health care professionals and organizations together to help discuss methods we can adapt and transform health care delivery systems. Stop by the eComp booth on May 1st, 2017 at Regis College in Weston MA between 5:30PM and 8:30PM to meet with our team.
As more wearable personal medical devices permeate healthcare, the challenge of creating a reliable, FDA approvable application or device must be met head-on. From the physical device or software app to cloud data management for analysis, the MDG forum on Wearables For Patient Driven Healthcare is bringing together key experts to talk about the various factors introduced by this new trend. Stop by the eComp booth on March 1st, 2017 at Regis College in Weston MA between 5:30PM and 8:30PM to meet with our team.
Under perfect circumstances, you’d always be able to rely upon your wall socket to provide a continuous, perfectly regulated power. Unfortunately, this is far from the reality of reliance upon utility power. But, a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) can help by performing three vital functions. First, a line-interactive or double conversion UPS conditions the incoming power from the utility company and filters out irregularities to give you clean, consistent power. Secondly, it provides power to cover for intermittent sags or short-term outages. And finally, it enables seamless power so you can perform graceful, planned shutdowns in the event of a major outage that will last longer than several hours.
Why invest in a UPS?
#1 – Utility Power isn’t conditioned.
So what exactly does that mean? It means that the power coming in from the utility company isn’t a steady supply that stays within a prescribed range with a steady A.C frequency close to the rated value with a smooth voltage curve waveform. By law, utility power isn’t required to be conditioned, causing variations that are significant enough to cause issues.
#2 – Utility Power isn’t 100% reliable
While the US enjoys a relatively high reliability rate, issues from the power company alone can translate to a likely average of 3 – 9 hours of down time a year for a business. That doesn’t factor in outages due to weather, accidents or other factors such as vehicle accidents or faulty equipment.
#3 – Even a short outage can be burdensome
Even a mild power outage can trigger an event that causes significant recovery time. Every minute is critical when resources such as computers, servers, medical equipment or industrial equipment have to be brought back online from an unplanned shutdown.
#4 – The more high tech equipment is, the more sensitive it is
Electronic components are evolving every day and are more vulnerable than ever to power problems. Constantly transferred and synced information on high-density servers, power anomalies result in more risk to equipment.
#5 – Availability is Key
IT systems going down usually result in something near panic in a lot of enterprises due to their reliance upon these systems and equipment. The entire business is compromised when these systems are non-functioning.
#6- Downtime is costly
In conjunction with #5, downtime causes a loss of revenue that for some businesses can number in the billions. Some industry estimates believe that in the US alone, losses of 200+ billion dollars a year can be attributed to outages and other disturbances.
#7 – A generator only works when the power goes out
While generators are life-savers when the power is out, they do not provide any protection against additional power disturbances or issues and usually they do not kick on in enough time to allow for a graceful shutdown of equipment, which means that they do nothing to protect equipment during a hard loss of power.
#8 – A surge suppressor/protector isn’t enough
Similar to #7, a surge protector can take care of some power surges, but they do not provide any protection from under-voltage (‘brown-out’), variances in power or any other power problems.
How do I choose the right UPS?
Choosing the right UPS can seem like a scary proposition, but eComp has got you covered. We proudly represent Eaton Power Management and have access to some of the best equipment and service install technicians in New England. We can even provide you with a free site visit where we can help you calculate your UPS needs and make recommendations on the best product for your business, small or large. Whether you need a desktop solution, or robust solutions for a server environment, call eComp today at 1-508-881-8399 to speak with one of our power management experts, or use our contact us page for more details.