By Battery Power Online Staff
July 20, 2021 | CPG has announced updates to its cloud-based Insight for Batteries predictive analytics and monitoring platform. The platform now includes advanced machine learning algorithms that automate time to replace (TTR) predictions while supporting continued trend analysis, as well as critical alarm notifications that help mitigate the risk of load-loss.
Built on the Microsoft Azure platform, CPG Insight for Batteries integrates with existing battery monitoring hardware from all leading manufacturers to provide an integrated presentation of battery asset performance and accurately predict the number of days until a replacement unit is needed. This allows for specific prioritization and planning of replacement efforts across all data center battery assets and enables broader automation and prioritization of alarm handling.
“Data center batteries are among the most cost-intensive and mission-critical investments that operators must make regularly. The old rule for replacement—better safe than sorry—inevitably results in batteries being replaced far sooner than is really necessary,” said Tom Mertz, CEO, CPG in an announcement. “With the performance-based management approach of CPG’s Insights for Batteries cloud-based battery analytics software, data center operators can significantly reduce their maintenance costs and increase the ROI of each and every battery.”
Through the CPG Insight Center portal, data center operators gain a holistic, real-time view of battery performance data, including temperature, bus voltage, past alerts and more. In addition, the service includes weekly reviews and consultation from CPG’s battery experts, who provide detailed reporting and actionable recommendations to help optimize battery asset lifespans and offer replacement services to address critical issues. Now with TTR, customers can easily see and plan for required replacements within their normal budgeting cycles.
To celebrate the upgraded cloud platform, CPG is making Insight for Batteries available free of charge to new customers with existing battery monitoring hardware. As part of the six-month free trial promotion, new customers gain: user accounts and training, data upload of battery monitoring history, when available, and weekly reporting and analysis insights on battery health.