JOHANNESBURG – Power management company Eaton South Africa has appointed Mustek Limited as a distributor for its Power Quality Portfolio of products in Sub-Saharan Africa, with effect from 1 September 2018. The portfolio includes Eaton’s 5E, 3, 5 and 9 Series Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs) up to and including 40kVA as well as its Ellipse Pro and Ellipse Eco UPSs, Power Distribution Units (PDUs), as well as its racks and cooling products.


Eaton manufactures, sells and supports unified technology solutions incorporating its UPS products, enclosures, power distribution, advanced power management and reliability techniques, as well as its world-class services. Eaton’s UPS solutions deliver high quality backup power for different scales of need, from desktop PCs to network servers and large data centre facilities, and even marine and offshore requirements.


“Appointing Mustek Limited as a distributor in Sub-Saharan Africa allows us to expand our IT distribution footprint and reach our customers more effectively,” explains Malvin Naicker, Sales Director for Africa at Eaton South Africa. “Mustek Limited has a far-reaching reseller network in the region and collaborating with them to distribute Eaton’s Power Quality Portfolio will help us gaining a competitive edge in the region.”


In addition to its comprehensive network in South Africa, Mustek has operations in Zimbabwe and Kenya. Its African presence has been expanded through a strategy of exporting its products to local companies in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Mauritius, Seychelles, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe and Zambia.


“With business growth comes an increased demand for business continuity, and as IT environments increase their reliance on business-critical applications, they expect market-leading solutions and the peace of mind that comes with robust back-up systems to ensure that business efficiency and productivity,” says Andrada Manu, National Product Manager at Mustek Limited. “Adding Eaton’s range of UPSs and PDUs and its rack and cooling products positions Mustek well to respond positively to their needs and expectations.”


About Mustek Limited

Mustek Limited is one of the largest assemblers and distributors of personal computers and complementary ICT products in South Africa.


The Mustek Limited Group was established in 1987 and includes Rectron. Mustek Limited combines the best of local assembly capabilities through its Mecer brand, with a multi-national product portfolio via a broad range of top tier brands.


Through its broad-based distribution strategy, Mustek Limited is focused on being the country’s ICT supplier of choice. Due to its nation-wide footprint and competitive pricing, Mustek Limited prides itself on its service offering capabilities for a wide range of technology and end-user needs.


About Eaton

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment using power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.


About Eaton in Africa


Eaton has been in Africa since 1927 with offices in South Africa, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Morocco and Nigeria, with 200k ft².of manufacturing space located in South Africa and Morocco. A certified BBBEE Level 1 contributor in South Africa, Eaton offers a broad portfolio supplemented by “made for Africa” products and solutions. Eaton has over 700 employees and numerous distributors across the region, allowing us the opportunity to help our customers grow and provide sustainable economic benefits to the communities in which we operate. For more information visit

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