Backup Power System Policy

Effective Date: January 31, 2008

Last Reviewed: June 30, 2015

Review by: July 1, 2016


The Vice President for Information Technology (VP) is designated as the institutional officer responsible for ensuring continued operation of the Meharry Computer Center and network in the event of an extended electrical power interruption. This policy defines the operation of the Computer Center’s Backup Power Systems.

Policy Statement

The continued and uninterrupted operation of the Meharry Computer Center and servers and network equipment housed in it is essential to the mission of the College. Towers this end, IT has installed a 100-kilowatt diesel generator and a 50-kilowatt uninterruptible power system (UPS). The purpose of this policy is to set forth guidelines for the operation, testing, and maintenance of these systems. 

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