Why do I need to worry about power protection? A business that lacks a power protection and recovery plan faces two major risks that often feed off one another. The first risk involves physical or digital assets owned by the company. These mission critical assets are things like email servers, lab equipment, production equipment and user documents. The second risk represents a loss of time and man hours when an event requires recovery from equipment failures or data loss. Even events that last 10 seconds or less require anywhere from fifteen minutes to several hours of recovery. Every minute that goes by costs your business in lost revenue and man hours. This makes power protection an important part of any proactive action plan you implement. The solutions offered by eComp through our partnership with Eaton will mitigate the risk to your business, saving valuable time and money. What can I do to minimize these risks before an outage? Assess your current equipment to make sure that it is protected by a UPS (uninterruptible power supply). This allows for a graceful shutdown or a swap to standby power in the event of a power failure. Many businesses attempt to use consumer… Click here to read more.