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Standby Systems SA (PTY) LTD is a specialist UPS – uninterruptible power supply company providing a comprehensive range of UPS systems, from small standalone units to large uniquely engineered three phase power plants to suit the client’s requirements in Sub Saharan Africa.

Our steadfast approach to service excellence and factory trained staff enables our technical division to offer emergency attention to your critical facility 24 hours a day – 365 days a year. Preventative service contracts are available upon request on a wide range of UPS products.

Our experience

Managing Director - Mr. Greg Bennett - 23 Years
Technical Director - Mr. Thamaga Dona - 12 Years
Project Management team - combined: 84 Years
Technicians - combined: 19 Years

Our Enthusiastic Standby Systems Team

Will Assess All Your UPS Needs and Ensure Your System Remains Operational.

Our Specialisation

Standby Systems SA (PTY) Ltd specialise in UPS and DC Systems, with a comprehensive range of UPS systems Standby Systems SA (Pty) Ltd also offer and supply batteries, battery chargers, transformers and a large spares holding for servicing and repairs.

With over 50 years of combined UPS experience to rely on, and drawing from our vast in-house expertise and solid engineering base in the UPS industry …

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UPS Units

Standby Systems SA (Pty) Ltd proudly supply a comprehensive range of UPS Systems and is a certified distributor of Riello Aros UPS Systems … Read More

Battery Chargers

Thyristor and Switch Mode battery chargers from Teletecnica Italy are supplied by Standby Systems SA (Pty) Ltd … Read More


With the energy crisis in SA becoming more evident the focus is turning to Solar solutions. Standby Systems with our partner AROS Solar … Read More

HD Systems

HD Systems is one of our sub-contractors, specialising in design, sales, installation and maintenance of DC systems, UPS systems and batteries … Read More

Pre-Owned UPS

We stock a variety of pre owned equipment, the list changes all the time so PLS. refer to the site from time to time … Read More

Products and services

Standby Systems SA (Pty) Ltd is a specialised UPS interruptible power supply company providing a comprehensive range of systems from small stand-alone units, to large uniquely engineered three phase power plants, designed to suit the client’s specification across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Standby Systems SA provides a complete 24 hour call-out facility, and has the expertise to offer both emergency and preventative maintenance service on a wide range of UPS products. Our planned service visits by factory trained technicians

Service Delivery

Standby Systems SA understand the critical nature of the equipment supplied and installed with their clients.

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Standby Systems SA provides a complete 24 hour call-out facility, including emergency and preventative maintenance.

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24/7 Monitoring

The Riello AROS UPS Range Includes Monitoring Software, Standby Systems is able to supply Shutdown and Monitoring Software.

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Short Reference List

Standby Systems SA is proud to have been a supplier to the following renowned companies, industrial plants and governmental departments:

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SA Government
Dimension Data
Anglo Gold
Anglo America


Notice is hereby given that the Chloride range of products is immediately withdrawn as part of the Standby Systems SA (SSSA) portfolio of products offered in South Africa as it has been brought to the attention of SSSA, that the name Chloride in South Africa is reserved solely for use by the copyright holder of this name in SA.

Unaware of this situation, SSSA in innocent ignorance of this fact, published an extract of a product brochure downloaded from the CEIL (Chloride Batteries S.E. Asia Pte. Limited) website, showing a picture of the CEIL Chloride VRLA battery and making reference to the name Chloride in this brochure, with whom SSSA planned to enter into a resale agreement for SA and Africa, on the SSSA website, in an attempt to make people aware of this intention to distribute the CEIL VRLA product.

As a result of this unintended infringement, brought to our attention by way of letter of demand from Metair group on 12 December 2014, the holder of the name Chloride in South Africa, any reference to Chloride on our website has been removed, as its use is for the sole benefit of the name holder in South Africa.

Standby Systems SA sincerely regrets any infringement made and humbly apologizes for such and any subsequent inconvenience caused by way of publishing this product brochure on our website, making reference to the name Chloride.

UPS – Uninterruptible Power Supply is not our business,
It’s more, It’s a Passion.