Data center backup during maintenance

Ultimate redundancy is mandatory to keep all IT equipment operating with the same availability and service level, even during maintenance.

To improve the reliability of busbar power feeds to IT racks equipped with in-rack battery backup support (BBU), adding a maintenance busbar fitted with tap-offs is possible. That tap offs in turn each feed into the IT racks through a manual or remotely operated transfer switch certified to UL 1008 and IEC 60947-6-1.

This ultimate redundancy allows maintenance on the main busbar while ensuring that 100% redundant power is always available by simply switching to the maintenance busbar supply remotely or manually.

Simple redundancy is possible with robust manually operated transfer switching equipment (MTSE) to guarantee the availability with a handle operator.

Flexibility can be increased with a remotely operated transfer provided with motorized RTSE that also includes manual operation.

TSE's safety, reliability, and performance are guaranteed with certified transfer switches installed as close to the load as possible.

Redundancy
MINIMIZE
THE RISK OF FAILURE
Reliability
SECURE OPERATIONS
OF MAINTENANCE
Secure the tap-off maintenance operation

Data center designs that provide redundant power at all times are better equipped to avoid costly periods of downtime due to failures and guarantee peace of mind during scheduled maintenance.

 

Guarantee backup power availability during maintenance with MTSE / RTSE installed close to the load.

Configuration without maintenance busbar

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Configuration without maintenance busbar

Configuration with maintenance busbar

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Configuration with maintenance busbar

Configuration with maintenance busbar and MTSE / RTSE

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Configuration with maintenance busbar and MTSE / RTSE

Open transition transfer switching equipment operated manually – MTSE

MTSE guarantees manually operated transfer switching between two sources with three stable positions (I-0-II).

Manually Operated (MTSE)

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Manually Operated (MTSE)

Open transition transfer switching equipment operated remotely - RTSE

Increased flexibility with remotely operated TSE that provide a motorised transfer as well as ultimate emergency manual operation.

Position I : Connection to source 1

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Position I: Connection to source 1

Position 0: No connection

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Position 0: No connection

Position II: Connection to source 2

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Position II : Connection to source 2

Socomec solution

SIRCOVER manually operated and Atys remotely operated transfer switching equipment

Socomec provides manually and remotely operated transfer switching solutions ideal for maintenance backup in data center applications. The SIRCOVER and ATyS UL 1008 are among the broadest and most robust transfer switches available on the market, with UL ratings from 100 to 1200A and IEC ratings from 125A to 3200A. All Socomec SIRCOVER and ATyS transfer switches are available as an enclosed wall-mounted solution as well as a loose product for installation in the enclosure or distribution panel of your choice.