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Absa resorts to UPS for its ATMs

28 May 2008 Power Electronics / Power Management

Absa and Bytes Specialised Solutions (Bytes SS) have jointly developed an uninterrupted power supply unit which guarantees power supply to ATMs during power outages. An initial roll-out of approximately 1900 units to its ATM installed base throughout South Africa has commenced.

The power shortages and outages experienced throughout South Africa are significantly impacting corporate South Africa as they struggle to provide their customers with the required service levels during this time. The ATM environment is equally impacted and as a result Absa were seeking solutions.

In 2007 Absa and Bytes SS embarked on an extensive pilot phase to find a solution to resolve these power challenges. They, together with key stakeholders such as Tedelex and Battery Technologies, were primarily responsible for designing and producing this solution.





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