UPS – uninterruptible power supply

Welcome to Standby Systems.

Standby Systems 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.

Riello Aros UPS Units
We have vast in house expertise and solid engineering base in the UPS industry. 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.


We Are Experienced !

Managing Director
Mr. Greg Bennett
Technical Director
Mr. Thamaga Dona
Project Management Team

Our Enthusiastic Standby Systems Team

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

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Our Specialisation

Standby Systems specialise in UPS and DC Systems, with a comprehensive range of UPS systems Standby Systems 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 …

UPS Units

Standby Systems proudly supply a comprehensive range of UPS Systems and is a certified distributor of Riello Aros UPS Systems.

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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.

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Battery Chargers

Thyristor and Switch Mode battery chargers from Teletecnica Italy are supplied by Standby Systems

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HD Systems

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

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

Products and services

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

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Standby Systems 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 is proud to have been a supplier to the following renowned companies, industrial plants and governmental departments:
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ABSASasolSA GovernmentDimension DataIBMEskomBarclaysAnglo GoldAnglo America