Eaton introduces the Eaton 5P Gen 2 UPS

Eaton unveils the Eaton 5P Gen 2 UPS.

This compact and efficient Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) caters specifically to edge computing and informational technology (IT) requirements.

Enhanced power and efficiency

The 5P Gen 2 boasts increased power capabilities, delivering up to 1350 watts.

This represents a 22% improvement over its predecessor and a significant 33% advantage over comparable models in the market. This enhanced power output makes it suitable for safeguarding a wider range of applications.

The 5P Gen 2’s intelligent design prioritizes both consistent performance and energy savings. Advanced load segment control allows users to prioritize critical equipment, optimizing battery runtime for essential devices.

Extended battery life and management

This UPS system incorporates Eaton’s innovative ABM+ Advanced Battery Management technology. ABM+ extends battery lifespan by up to 50%, while machine learning allows for accurate battery life prediction and timely replacement notifications.

Additionally, the system features hot-swappable batteries and a user-friendly battery replacement wizard accessible through the built-in graphical LCD display.

Remote monitoring and management

Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager (IPM2) and Distributed IT Performance Management (DITPM) software empower remote monitoring and management of IT infrastructure, even in hard-to-reach locations. This includes secure device configuration and remote firmware updates.

Security and integration

According to Jessica Masina, Field Product Marketing Manager at Eaton Africa, “The Eaton 5P Gen 2 UPS offers best-in-class output, security, and control compared to similar devices.”

The Eaton 5P Gen 2 UPS, along with the cybersecure Gigabit Network Card (included in the Netpack versions), adheres to stringent cybersecurity standards.

Furthermore, Eaton’s Brightlayer Software Suite enables more seamless integration with virtualization environments, ensuring uninterrupted service and data integrity.


The Eaton 5P Gen 2 UPS caters to various space constraints, offering both a compact 1U rack-mount option and a tower configuration. This design flexibility ensures compatibility with diverse IT setups.

The Eaton 5P Gen 2 UPS emerges as a compelling choice for businesses seeking a powerful, efficient, and secure power protection solution for their edge computing and IT needs.

Its combination of enhanced power output, intelligent design, advanced battery management, remote monitoring capabilities, and robust security features make it a valuable asset in today’s data-driven world.

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