RT8kVA and RT11kVA 6U Rack or Tower
Uninterruptible Power Supplies
The RT8kVA and RT11kVA 6U Rack or Tower Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) offerings provide
extended power protection with increased efficiency and simplified power management to safeguard high-
availability of System x® and ThinkServer® server environments. With efficiency ratings of up to 98%,
these compact 6U rack or tower designs can help reduce energy usage without compromising
performance or reliability.
The 6U Rack or Tower UPS units can be installed in a data center rack cabinet or can be used as tower
UPS units in office and distributed IT environments where extended power protection is required.
The 6U Rack UPS unit (RT8kVA or RT11kVA) is shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1. RT8kVA or RT11kVA 6U Rack UPS unit (Power module (top) and Battery module (bottom))
Did you know?
6U Rack or Tower UPS units feature Advanced Battery Management (ABM) technology that uses a unique
three-stage charging technique that significantly extends battery service life and optimizes recharge time,
compared to traditional charging methods.
6U Rack or Tower UPS units come standard with the Maintenance Bypass module, which enhances
system availability by providing service continuity during UPS maintenance and upgrades.
6U Rack or Tower UPS units come standard with UPS Manager software that integrates seamlessly with
the major virtualization platforms, which enables you to view and manage your entire power system from
your current dashboard. It also triggers live migration during power outages and avoids data loss by
gracefully shutting down virtual machines and hosts in a cluster if there is an extended power outage.
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RT8kVA and RT11kVA 6U Rack or Tower Uninterruptible Power Supplies