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Powering up the 5 key differences between a UPS and an inverter

By Diana Hughes, Business Unit Manager, Tarsus Distribution Power outages and disruptions are a common occurrence and the euphemism ‘load shedding’ is a term that we have become...

Lithium-Ion UPS technology – Deliver dependable backup power

Lithium-ion batteries are a widely used energy storage solution for countless consumer devices and electric vehicles. Moreover, they have gained traction in Uninterruptible Power...

How to choose the right power backup for your business

By Sascha Schmidt-Ries Businesses in South Africa face challenges with an unreliable power supply due to frequent power outages and load shedding. This is caused by an ageing...

To power up or not. What’s the business risk for you?

By: Diana Hughes, Product Business Unit Manager In today's fast-paced business environment, having a reliable supply of power is critical for smooth operations. Power disruptions,...

Harnessing the benefits of intelligent data management

By Sascha Schmidt-Ries, Product Manager Data centres have evolved rapidly and extensively over the last two decades. The dot-com explosion in the 80s and 90s saw the popularity of...

5 Features of Eaton UPS Systems Favoured by Growing Businesses

Because of the increasing reliance on technology that comes along with a company's growth and expansion, ensuring that they have a constant supply of power is absolutely necessary...

Choosing the Right UPS for Your Growing Business

There are various uninterruptible power supply (UPS) solutions, however, one size does not fit all. Businesses in expansion mode should assess their needs and make sure they're...

Protecting Your Growing Business from Power Outages

Power outages are a serious issue for expanding companies since they can halt operations and result in expensive downtime. Companies can lessen the effects of blackouts by being...

Understanding the different types of UPSes

By Sascha Schmidt-Ries, Product Manager In today’s highly connected age, businesses expect that power will not only always be available, but it will also be provided at a...

Everything you want to know about UPSes

Load shedding isn't going anywhere and businesses that want to survive the storm, need to look at a long-term uninterruptible power supply solution as a matter of urgency....

Uninterrupted Power Supply made Easy

By Sascha Schmidt-Ries, Product Manager Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) solutions offer stable power to South African businesses and individuals who are dealing with an...

Lithium-ion batteries are changing the UPS game

By Sascha Schmidt-Ries, Product Manager Lithium-ion is changing the game when it comes to battery technology for uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. Although...

Surviving load shedding through innovative energy solutions

By Diana Hughes, Business Unit Manager Any business which has not yet sat down and come up with ways to lessen the disruptions caused by ongoing rolling blackouts needs to do so...

Why UPS solutions have become business-critical

As demands for processing power continue to soar across all organisations from the smallest to the largest networks, and business critical workloads become increasingly reliant on...

Enterprise Energy Solutions To Keep Your Business Going

Downtime caused by power outages is frustrating for anyone, especially when deadlines are on the horizon. But, being left high and dry with no electricity can be financially...

Frequently Asked Questions About Power Solutions

In this article, we're answering the internet's most asked questions about power solutions, we're aiming to shine some light on this on an enterprise level. A reliable power...

Energy Solutions From Tarsus Distribution

In a connected world, energy is the backbone of connectivity. To ensure that your business never loses its supply, look to energy solutions from Tarsus Distribution. From surge...

Beat power outage woes with products that maintain uptime

Craig Heidemann, Product manager for energy products, Tarsus Distribution We may not yet know what the workplace of the future will look like, but we do know that remote work will...

Data Storage Solutions For Business

With the advent of online data storage solutions such as Cloud, Kubernetes, and Dropbox, to name but a few, physical, portable data storage devices are becoming more and more...

Your Digital Transformation With APC

Let's talk digital transformation. Edge computing is designed to put applications and data closer to devices – and their users. While cloud computing drove the creation of mega...

Tarsus Appointed Distributor of Lalela Retail Backup Power Solutions for Routers, Laptops

Tarsus Distribution is now a distributor of Lalela’s backup power solutions for Wi-Fi, routers and laptops, solutions that are seeing soaring demand in the local market. In this...

Tarsus Rounds Out Power Portfolio with Ellies Inverters

Tarsus Distribution has been appointed as a distributor of Ellies inverters, rounding out the Tarsus Distribution power backup portfolio of products. By IT Web Craig Heidemann,...

Comparing Inverters, UPSs and Generators

There are many options to keep your workstations and servers running when an unfortunate power outage happens. But which of those options are right for you In this article, we are...

Eaton UPS Solutions: Meet Bigs Of The Eaton Toy Force

Electricity demands are set to shift as time moves forward, and the big and bulky Bigs is here to protect every type of installation against power outages. In this article, we...

Meet Dino Of The Eaton Toy Force

Dino is always working with the entire Toy Force team, but her main job is to ensure that all of Eaton’s power monitoring and distribution solutions are powered, reliable and...

Eaton Cybersecurity With Doc From The Eaton Toy Force

We have to face some cybersecurity challenges in the rapidly evolving landscape of malware, phishing and hackers. In the face of these threats, traditional security approaches are...

Meet Buster Of The Eaton Toy Force

Buster’s attention to detail ensures that Eaton’s distributed services solutions provide resilience, compliance and the greatest flexibility for the end-user. And if that wasn’t...

Meet Hans, The Leader Of The Eaton Toy Force

As the leader of the Eaton Toy Force, Hans is responsible for keeping it all together. Hans is in charge of Eaton’s Power Advantage Partner Programme and acts as an extra pair of...

Meet Jaws Of The Eaton Toy Force – Chief Of Centre Infrastructure

Packing a big bite, Jaws takes care of centre infrastructure and is the jawbone of the Eaton Toy Force. Whether you need to kit out a small data centre or upgrade a massive server...

Power Management: Meet The Eaton Toy Force

IT projects, big or small, can be challenging with a lot of components to think about. Power management may not be at the forefront of your mind or something you deal with on a...

If You Work from Home, You Need a Battery Backup System

A small investment in a Battery Backup System can protect you against the risk of losing valuable data or even a single hour of productivity. These devices offer guaranteed power...

The Best Uninterruptible Power Supply for Your Home and Small Business

Since March 2020, nearly all of South Africa’s non-essential workforce started working from home. With this came challenges such as internet connectivity issues, a rise in...

Why Consider Converged Power Infrastructure?

Converged power infrastructure is an integrated IT solution that merges servers, storage, networking and virtualisation software within a centrally managed system of building...

The Importance Of Power Protection

Power protection has become not just something useful, but instead something essential. Between loadshedding and unplanned outages, the damage that can be done to IT equipment and...

3 Technology Trends Affecting Legacy Data Centres

Are legacy data centres equipped to adapt to the cloud and other technologies or can these new technology trends end up having an impact on data centres? There is no doubt that...

Choosing the Right Power Monitoring Software

Along with power management tools, you will also need to ensure that you have the right power monitoring software in place to ensure that you are able to track power variations....

Essential Rack Cable Management Tips

To make sure that your racks are organised, you will first need to consider rack cable management. When racks are not properly organised, they do not run at their full capacity....

Four Primary Power Management Considerations

Getting the most from your power management solutions comes down to a number of factors, from IT application all the way to management and maintenance. Having a clear idea of your...

Essential UPS Design Guidelines

Before you make any decisions on which UPS solution is best for your needs, it is essential to take UPS design into consideration. This is the best way to ensure that your chosen...

Five Factors That Affect UPS Battery Life

Increasing UPS battery lifespan is essential to ensure that your backup systems run at optimal health. The battery is the most vulnerable part of any UPS and battery failure is...

Why Your Business Needs Uninterruptible Power Supply

Using high-quality uninterruptible power supply (UPS) equipment can help protect your hardware against damage from unexpected power failures or unclean power, especially during a...

How Does Overvoltage Affect Power Supply?

Overvoltage can wreak havoc with your power supply, leading to a risk of damaged hardware and equipment. When the voltage increases over the average level for any longer than a...

Power Surge vs Power Sag

Although power surge and power sag can both have an impact on your power supply, each of these interruptions has a different cause and effect. Any interruption in power can put...

Choosing The Right Rack & Enclosures

Choosing the ideal rack and enclosures for your UPS system comes down to identifying your primary needs and current environment. Both are available in various heights, widths and...

How To Create A Modern Data Centre Infrastructure

Modern data centres are crucial in any industry, whether you are running a mid-sized company or a large international business. The risk of downtime in data centres is something...

Four Step UPS Solution Health Checklist

To keep your systems running at an optimal level, it greatly helps to have a comprehensive UPS solution health checklist in place. Over time, UPS systems can be prone to wear and...

Reducing Your UPS Maintenance Costs

USP system maintenance plays a critical role in avoiding the risk of downtime, saving you time and money and ensuring a longer lifespan of your power equipment. With that said,...

Are Your UPS Systems Virtualised?

As technology continues to rapidly grow, it has become more important than ever to invest in virtualised UPS systems. According to leading IT analysts Gartner, up to 80% of serve...

Protecting Your Data Centre With UPS Systems

If your data centre is not protected by backup solutions such as UPS systems, your entire business could be at risk. However big or small your centre might be, you need to ensure...

UPS In Patient-Centred Environments

Thanks to the incredible advancements patient-centred technology, UPS systems and other backup solutions have made it possible for an even higher level of care than ever before....

How to determine the right UPS topology for your needs

Choosing the right UPS topology comes down to your current systems, space, requirements, and protection needs. There are three topologies or types of UPS: offline or standby,...

What Is The Difference Between Centralised And Decentralised UPS Systems?

If you have been trying to choose between centralised and decentralised UPS systems, you may wonder how these two systems compare. While each type of system has its own use, one...

How UPS Solutions Keep Your Business Powered

UPS solutions have become a critical tool for businesses of all sizes. In South Africa, as the threat of future load shedding continues to exist, it is essential for businesses to...

How To Choose The Right Power Monitoring And Management Solution

There is no doubt that power monitoring and management solutions have become more important in current times. Challenges such as load shedding and outages have had a major impact...

The Importance Of UPS Solutions In The Health Sector

There is no doubt that the healthcare sector is one that cannot afford to overlook UPS solutions and other clean power options. In this sector, downtime is not only an...