Power surges and lightning strikes can damage your valuable electronic equipment. Switching appliances on and off can create electrical imbalances that cause cumulative, permanent damage to your computers, peripherals, and other electronic equipment. The Belkin®8-Outlet Basic Professional Surge Protector safeguards your valuable equipment from these power surges with eight surge protected outlets while you focus on your work. Featuring a detachable cord-management clip it also provides telephone line protection. The Office Series Surge Protector provides optimum power protection for professional workstations and connected devices.