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Data Center World 2023

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

Data Center World, Tech Talk: Total Cost of Ownership and Grid interactive UPS evaluation tools

Ed Spears  (Technical Marketing Manager, Eaton)

Location: Room 7

Date: Wednesday, May 10

Time: 10:00 am - 10:50 am

Pass Type: Industry Conference, Standard, AFCOM Vendor Member, All Access- BUILD, All Access- Omdia, All Access- Workshop

Session Type: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: TBD


Ed Spears will discuss new tools for calculating total cost of UPS ownership, and also review a method for calculating whether a grid interactive UPS system would be a viable solution for your mission critical operation.


  • Understand how the total cost of modern UPS ownership compares with older systems and whether a new UPS offers a reasonable payback period vs alternatives
  • See how maintenance costs and battery replacement choices affect UPS opex over its service life.
  • Determine if your facility is a candidate for grid interactive UPS as a revenue source, and a sustainable solution for your company’s ESG goals.