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Datacenter Dynamics Europe Nov 1 – Nov 2 2016

PowerShield will be exhibiting at DCD Europe in London early next month. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Building the ZettaStructure’; the collective name being given to the physical layer of hardware, facilities and networks that extend beyond the walls of the traditional data center environment and that together form the foundation of the digital economy. There's a great line up of speakers and we hope to welcome many guests - both new and already known to us - [...]

October 19th, 2016|

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|