An article from March 2013, that is still pertinent five years later, has to do with the type of surge protection you use to protect the various electronically sensitive devices in your network.
Servers, routers, copiers, printers, workstations, laptops. All high-cost items. When the power goes out, or simply surges what stands between you and high-level damage?
We see some pretty scary things out in the field. Chained surge bars. Extension bars without any surge protection. Under-rated surge bars for highly-rated equipment.
Of course, that’s not you, because you’re reading this, and probably took to heart the original article five years ago.
I mean, you did purchase surge protection sufficient to the need, right?? Because, given the cost of that server, not protecting that one central piece of equipment would indeed be shocking. Just saying. We’re here for you if you were shocked by what you found.
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