PowerChute® Business Edition

UPS management, safe system shutdown, and energy management software for up to 25 servers and workstations using dedicated serial or USB connections.

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Millions of protected customers! - "With PowerChute Business Edition installed, it's as if the outage never happened". Richard Verry, Systems Administrator & Software Engineer, The Children's Institute.
PowerChute Business Edition software provides UPS management, safe system shutdown and innovative energy management capabilities. In the event of an extended power outage, graceful unattended shutdown ensures no information is lost and time to recovery is minimized. Energy cost and CO2 reporting provides greater understanding of the energy consumed by IT equipment enabling improved energy efficiency. Highly valued risk assessment reports detect potential threats to availability while advanced analysis features help to identify the causes of potential UPS and power related problems before they occur, ensuring the health of your system.
Model List

Products Part Number Product Distribution*
PowerChute Business Edition 5 Node - v9.1.1 SFPCBE911 Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe 25 Node - v9.1 CD SSPCBE91-25 Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Linux; Unix 1 node 1 year upgrade license only SSPCBEL1EJ Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Linux;Unix 1node Simple Shutdown without upgrade license SSPCBEL1SJ Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Linux;Unix 1 node Smart Shutdown without upgrade license SSPCBEL1SMJ Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Linux; Unix 1 node Smart Shutdown with upgrade license SSPCBEL1SMUJ Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Linux; Unix 1 node Simple Shutdown with upgrade license SSPCBEL1SUJ Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Windows for SU500/750 1 node license SSPCBEW1575J Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Windows 1 node 1 year upgrade license only SSPCBEW1EJ Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Windows 1 node Simple Shutdown without upgrade license SSPCBEW1SJ Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Windows 1 node Smart Shutdown without upgrade license SSPCBEW1SMJ Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Windows 1 node Smart Shutdown with upgrade license SSPCBEW1SMUJ Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe for Windows 1 node Simple Shutdown with upgrade license SSPCBEW1SUJ Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition Windows & Linux Licence with 1 Year upgrade SSPCBEWLJ Product Distribution

Centralized Management for up to 25 Smart-UPS

Products Part Number Product Distribution*
PowerChute Business Edition Deluxe 9.0.1 - 25 Node CD SSPCBE25-CH Product Distribution

Centralized Management for up to 5 Smart-UPS

Products Part Number Product Distribution*
PowerChute Business Edition 5 Node v9.0.1 SFPCBE901-CH Product Distribution
PowerChute Business Edition JRE Configuration Tool SFPCBEJRE Product Distribution

UPS Management Platform Integration

Products Part Number Product Distribution*
PowerChute Extensions for IBM Director 5.10 SFPCIBMDIR510 Product Distribution
PowerChute Extensions for IBM Director 5.20 SFPCIBMDIR520 Product Distribution
* Denotes regional product availability by voltage requirement.
Features & Benefits
Protection
Operating System Shutdown Prevents possible data corruption by performing graceful, unattended operating system shutdown in the event of an extended power outage or computer power problem.
Scheduling capability Customize a schedule for the shutdown and reboot of connected equipment and UPSs
Sequenced shutdown and restart Customize network shutdown and reboot sequence of connected servers and UPSs.
Load shedding Turn off select outlet groups in a pre-determined sequence to shed less critical equipment and conserve runtime (UPSs with switched outlet groups).
Outlet group control Turn on/off, reboot or shut down select outlet groups to save dispatching technicians to remote locations (for UPSs with switched outlet groups).
 
Energy management
Energy usage reporting Gain a fact-based understanding of the energy usage of your protected equipment.
Energy costing Understand the cost of powering your protected equipment.
CO2 Emissions Reporting Monitor the environmental impact of powering your protected equipment.
Configurable energy costs Update energy costs as they change to ensure your energy cost reports are completely accurate
 
Availability
Risk assessment summary Maximize uptime by identifying potential threats to the availability of your equipment such as aging batteries or insufficient runtime.
Power event summary Analyze power by pinpointing frequent or extended under and over voltages. Alerts you to unusual or chronic power situations that require attention.
Power Analysis Graph Graph power and UPS events by time of day or week to easily identify periodic, recurring power disturbances.
Voltage analysis Monitors input line voltage over time to ensure it is within high and low transfer parameters.
 
Manageability
Multiple Smart-UPS Management Customize your UPS status overview to centrally display parameters such as battery replacement date and runtime remaining.
Recommended Actions Intelligent alarm descriptions coupled with recommended resolutions reduces the need for training and mean time to repair.
Smart Battery Management Battery replacement date and Replacement Battery Cartridge (RBC) number available via software user interface which provides a seamless link to order the correct RBC’s online.
Notification Be notified of problems to ensure crucial situations are dealt with in a timely manner.
Data logging Identify problematic trends before they escalate or export the data log for analysis.
Event logging Pinpoint the timing and sequence of events leading up to an incident with the event log.
Run command file Run command file on network shutdown sequence as well as start-up sequence.
 
Convenience
Discovery Speed deployment by specifying remote networks segments or an IP address range to discover APC UPSs
Password Security User-selectable password protection prevents unauthorized access, authorized against LDAP and Active Directory servers.
SMTP Authentication Secure Mail Transfer Protocol support to authenticate e-mail
Secure communications Secured web access via HTTPS, as the default, ensures that communication between the device and the client interfaces cannot be interpreted.
Initial Set-Up Wizard Enables ease of configuration and ensures IT equipment is protected as quickly as possible
 
Compatibility
PowerChute Business Edition OS Compatibility This software supports numerous operating systems and processors. For further information, please
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Communication Computer Interface Cable UPS cable provides dedicated serial/USB communication between the UPS and the server, independent of the network.
Enterprise management system compatible Make device information available to your preferred enterprise management system by forwarding SNMP traps (events) across SNMPv1, SNMPv2 and SNMPv3 using the PowerNet MIB
System Event Log Integration Writes events to Windows operating system event logs
 
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