Certified Refurbished Equipment Basics

Q: What is Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment?

A: Since 2001, Cisco has sold its high-quality remanufactured products under the name Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment. As the only Cisco Certified used equipment in the market, our products are available only through Cisco authorized resellers and distributors.

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Q: In what countries is Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment available?

A: Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment is available in more than 80 countries. Please contact a Cisco remarketing account manager for complete details.

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Q: What types of Cisco products are available?

A: We carry over 2800 active (currently on the Global Price List) and end-of-sale products (no longer available new but with at least one year of support available from Cisco Technical Assistance Center [TAC]). Our inventory includes products from all technology areas, including switching, routing, wireless, IP telephony, security, and other advanced technologies.

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Q: When should I consider Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment?

A: Cisco refurbished equipment is ideal as a standalone solution when specific parts and quantities are needed, however, it's value is even greater when blended in a solution with new Cisco equipment. Cisco refurbished equipment works especially well in the following scenarios:

  • Constrained budget: When budget is limited, Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment provides the maximum flexibility in procuring the technology you need. With prices up to 70 percent off original equipment prices, refurbished Cisco products provide a cost-effective solution individual product needs, or be combined with new Cisco products in a larger solution to reduce the overall cost and meet even the most challenging procurement requirements.
  • Product availability: We maintain a large inventory of older or end-of-sale models needed to maintain installed network configurations or to optimize IT resources between planned migrations or upgrades. Our inventory of current models provides a solution if new product availability cannot accommodate your delivery requirements. In-stock products can generally ship within 24 hours.
  • Compliance with corporate "green" requirements: Remanufactured equipment provides a tangible green solution to help customers address corporate "green" initiatives. A remanufactured unit uses less energy to "manufacture", helps to extend the useful life of Cisco products, and reduces the amount of electronic equipment ending up in landfills.

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