The 8 Ways To Bring Down Data Centers discusses root causes of power reliability vulnerabilities, from obvious to hidden causes.
Those responsible for critical facility operations are constantly concerned with electrical power reliability. Preventing unplanned downtime is paramount. And with 24/7 availability increasingly a requirement, reducing and eliminating planned downtime is almost as important.
Most critical electrical systems operate reliably even with many details not right. Ironically, the more redundancy built into a system, the more likely that latent defects can lurk unnoticed.