About Us



Mantella is black-owned and operated, and our success has been grounded in our main core value – caring about people. Whether you’re a customer, an employee or a member of a community in which we operate, we take pride in our work and how it affects people both inside and outside Mantella.

We strive to adhere to our additional core values at all times, which form the cornerstone of our business. These are:
Robust Relationships
Fact-Based Assessments
Action, not Reaction
Performance and Recognition

Our Vision

To be the first choice in IT partner for our existing and future customers.

To be recognised as a leader in the field of IT support services.

To build on our strengths and grow both our reach and capacity.


To guarantee our clients ever-present IT services, which enable them to focus on their core business. To guarantee the highest quality in workmanship and service, such that it adds value to any organisation.


We strive to provide efficient and cost-effective customer service to all our customers. By attending to non-core yet essential IT infrastructure, we free up our customers to concentrate on what is most important to them in running their organisations. Furthermore, by managing essential IT services that are crucial to business growth and by implementing solutions that add value, we are positioned to achieve our aim of providing essential technology services to small businesses in the Western Cape.

Groote Schuur Hospital

Firstly we would like to commend your team for all their assistance with installing our points, you have been wonderful and very helpful in this difficult time. We keep having to change the requests but you have been very accommodating. Thank you.

Nataly Horn
Ysterplaat Primary

The team working here were absolutely awesome. I have never before experienced such a professional and “on task” team before. Thank you so much for the splendid work.

Department of Health

I just want to thank your team for their excellent workmanship for all the work they have completed at False Bay Hospital.

Jan Minnie
Worcester Gymnasium

A thorough, efficient job, well done!

Cape Winelands District Municipality
Municipal Manager

The Mantella team was enormously professional; dedicated and prides themselves on providing CWDM-IT with the highest level of services. Mantella has an open line and are always available to assist, more importantly action 24/7 to any emergency which may arise. Their dedication and commitment have on more than one occasion result in averting several critical failures with physical infrastructure environment due to legacy issues.

Mr Sonnie
Department of Transport and Public Works

Our experience is that the Mantella team provide an efficient service, responding to requests for information with a fast turnaround and they have demonstrated commitment to complete works in good time. They have further demonstrated, by virtue of their staff competence, a resourcefulness and pro-active approach to issues that arise due to site conditions, form time to time. From my experience with them, I have no hesitation in recommending Mantella IT for works within the ICT physical infrastructure environment.

Mr Hartley
Department of the Premier

The service experienced while working with Mantella IT is of an exceptional standing and Mantella IT always has the client’s best interest at heart. The advice and guidance provided to both technical staff and architectural and back office teams laid the foundation for future engagements and assisted in the formulation of the Western Cape Government ICT Cabling standards.

Munirah Hartzenberg

On behalf of myself and Ngoni, we can only say thank you for always responding efficiently and always respecting your delivery promises. We receive only excellent service from your sales and administration team

our people

Mantella’s high-performance culture is driven by its founding member, Germaine Brinkhuis, and continues to inform the efforts of every new employee. Each fresh opportunity and project is taken on with the same enthusiasm and pride – our passion is simply infectious.

Germaine Brinkhuis
Founding Member
Mishqah Warnick

Mishqah was employed as an administrative Clerk in September 2006. And this is where her passion and strength for administration and HR began. She was then promoted in December 2017 to Senior HR / Admin Manager. In December 2021, Mishqah was again promoted to  Operations Manager. In March this year, Mishqah was promoted to Director.

Hanno Van Dyk

Hanno studied accountancy at UNISA and practiced as an accountant for a few years before moving into the IT sector as an entrepreneur. In 2007, together with Germaine Brinkhuis, they founded Mantella IT, a black-owned enterprise providing ICTI solutions to clients. To further he’s entrepreneurial skills, he has invested in various small business over the past 20 years which include economic sectors such as Tourism, Property, Light Industrial, Financing and Petroleum.

Ellouise Oosthuizen
Network Solutions Manager

Manages the ICTI and Call-desk division, specialising in Network Infrastructure Operations.
Started at Mantella in 2009 as a Fulfilment Coordinator and is passionate about encouraging staff, teamwork and fostering a result-oriented environment.

Natalie Sauls
Financial Manager

Natalie was employed as a Finance Clerk in March 2009. During restructuring of the company, she was placed in Logistics as an Administrator and gained more experience there. Not long afterwards, she was transferred back to Finance where her love for finance and numbers grew and in December 2021,  was promoted to the Business Unit Manager-Finance.

Stephan Putter
Logistics Manager

Stephan plays an important role at Mantella IT, managing logistics, fleet, facilities and security. He started working for Mantella in 2018. Stephan has completed his A+ course.

Leon Trout
End User Equipment Manager

Leon started at Mantella 2006 as a Field Service Engineer, worked on contracts such as SAPS, DCS and became certified in IBM, Lenovo, Dell, Kyocera and much more. He has a vast experience in laptop repair and problem solving. Leon is currently completing a Business Management Course.

Niyaaz Brown
Business Support Manager

Niyaaz started at Mantella IT in 2014 as an internal Sales Support Administrator. He continued in this position until 2017 and then became the Senior Sales Support Administrator, overseeing everything within the sales department and working closely with the Director until 2021. One of his greatest achievements at the company was doing his diploma in sales management and successfully being promoted to sales manager in 2021.