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The top 15 most significant weather-related outages of 2020

Posted by Eaton on January 27, 2021

From utility-mandated rolling blackouts in California to a record-setting number of hurricanes in the South and East that prompted the alphabetical naming scheme to resort to Greek characters, the biggest weather-related U.S. blackouts of 2020 represented yet another blemish in a year marred by worries and woes. Leaving millions of outages in their wake, the storms impacted customers across the entire country, with Eaton capturing the most severe.

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Tags: Power LossUPSBackup Power | Posted in: News

The 20 most unusual worldwide outages of 2020

Posted by Eaton on January 19, 2021

If a universal lesson emerged from 2020, it was to expect the unexpected -- so it’s not surprising that the year’s power outages appropriately followed suit. From an overflow of corn to the backside of a bull, Eaton uncovered some of the most bizarre blackout architects as we tracked power outages across the globe throughout the past 12 months.

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Tags: Power LossUPSBackup Power | Posted in: News

7 reasons you need a cybersecure network card

Posted by Eaton on April 29, 2020

Increasing reliance on connected technology and the proliferation of smart, connected devices have left organizations more vulnerable than ever to a growing list of cyberthreats. As these dangers continue to magnify, IT leaders are seeking assurances that their connected technology is secure and resilient 

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Tags: Security | Posted in: Best Practice

Power Protection in Retail Applications

Posted by Eaton on April 21, 2020

As millions of Americans hunkered down in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, scores of merchants were forced to close their doors. Yet in the midst of the quarantine, many retailers were able to open a virtual window ── with online sales skyrocketing in March.

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Tags: Power LossSecurity | Posted in: Trends