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PowerShield launching exciting new product at Data Center World 2017

One of the biggest international data conferences, Data Center World, is coming up and the team at PowerShield are looking forward to unveiling an exciting new product to help you get maximum juice out of your batteries. Introducing the PowerShield Controller The PowerShield Controller system is the most advanced and most cost-effective tool for monitoring and managing stand-by battery banks. This gives you more ‘up time’ for your battery banks, and gets more out of your batteries. PowerShield’s continuous data [...]

March 22nd, 2017|

PowerShield Signs MOU with Sri Lanka’s Assidua Technologies

PowerShield and Assidua Technologies last week, 26 February 2016, signed a Memorandum of Understanding enabling Assidua to distribute PowerShield’s specialist battery monitoring systems throughout Sri Lanka. The signing took place in the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and was witnessed by New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Sri Lankan Minister of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Harin Fernando. Assidua specialises in the provision of IT hardware for uninterrupted power supply services. PowerShield is a specialist battery monitoring company that was established [...]

October 19th, 2016|

The cost of data center outages

UPS system failure, including UPS and batteries, is the No. 1 cause of unplanned data center outages, accounting for one-quarter of all such events. This is according to the 2016 Cost of Data Center Outages report published by Emerson Network Power and the Ponemon Institute. The average total cost per minute of an unplanned outage in this report is USD 8,851, up from USD 7,908 in 2013. It just makes sense to mitigate the risks of outages caused by battery [...]

September 19th, 2016|

PowerShield celebrates the opening of its new manufacturing operation

Callaghan Innovation Chief Executive Dr Mary Quin officially opened the new PowerShield factory in Auckland, New Zealand at a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday, 1 October 2015. PowerShield is an Auckland-based specialist battery monitoring company and has formed a joint venture with an experienced local manufacturer rather than moving its production offshore. The new manufacturing company, PowerShield Solutions, draws on the expertise of its Managing Director David Todd. Mr Todd said the goal of PowerShield Solutions was pretty simple. “We want to make quality product, we [...]

September 19th, 2016|