What would you do if an electrical surge suppressor caught fire in your data center? Many data center managers are unsure how they would tackle such a disaster. Luckily there are ways to protect your data center from this costly fire emergency.
Every year government agencies and private sector companies lose data centers from electrical fires and it’s not easy to restore services. When a data center fire happens, there’s no power or access to crucial information.
How should you respond to an electrical fire in your data center?
In February an Iowa government data center had an electrical surge suppressor catch on fire ,forcing the government data center to shut down operations.
Luckily the FM-200 system went off and there was no damage to the servers. The government data center was able to get back up and running in a timely fashion.
High quality fire suppression systems save data centers everyday from data center fires. You can have this type of security when you have high quality fire suppression systems installed by Fireline Corporation. We can give you peace of mind that your data center will go back online with minimal lost time, if a data center fire occurred at your facility. Our state-of-the-art fire alarms will alert you of any reports of fire and smoke in your data center.
For details on how this government data center recovered from a data center fire, read “ Fire in your Data Center: No Power, No Access, Now What? Data center fire suppression systems go beyond sprinklers and fire alarms. High quality fire suppression systems help with fire containment. Our fire suppression systems detect real fires and our fire protection strategy includes portable fire extinguishers in critical areas of your data center to prevent data center fires from destroying your technology equipment or causing you extensive clean up time.
Learn about Fireline’s Fire Suppression Systems today, we want to keep your data center secure.