Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I buy from Network Republic?
The most important reason for our current customer is the high quality refurbished equipment Network republic offers at competitive pricing with discounts up to 90%. In addition to refurbished equipment, Network Republic offers new equipment from various manufacturers as well. Network Republic offers equipment from a broad range of manufacturers, such as (but not limited to) Cisco, Juniper, Extreme, Brocade/Foundry, HP, Dell, EdgeTech, and our own brand NR Systems. Network Republic is a one-stop-shop for all your needs because of the broad range of equipment that is offered.
Are there any risks when I buy my equipment from Network Republic instead of from the manufacturer?
Network Republic is a reliable reseller with official registered offices in countries like the United States, The Netherlands, Australia, and Mexico. Network Republic has already served hundreds of happy customers since it was founded in 2009. All the equipment that is sold by Network Republic went through extensive tests to proof legitimacy. In addition to maintain high standards, Network Republic and other resellers are working closely with law enforcement to exterminate the counterfeit equipment problem.
Is the quality of the equipment really as good as the quality of products bought new from a manufacturer?
Network Republic only buys end of life equipment that meets high quality standards that will pass extensive tests performed by our technical specialists. Network Republic does not sell equipment that does not meet the factory specifications.
Does Network Republic offer a warranty on equipment it sells?
Network Republic does offer a one year warranty on the equipment it sells*. Because we believe in the products we sell, whether new, certified or refurbished, we are confident to extend up to one year replacement warranty on all products that leave our docks. Normal factory warranties will only cover new retail products up to 90 days; Network Republic will cover it up to one year.
What types of equipment are available on the secondary market?
Today, almost the full range of network equipment can be found on the secondary market. The inventory of Network Republic consists of the most popular items on the market so that customers can be supplied as fast as possible. In addition to popular equipment, Network Republic is able to provide specialized and hard-to-find items through our extensive worldwide network of contacts.
Where does Network Republic get its equipment?
Network Republic gets its equipment from companies all over the world. A large part of the companies that sell their equipment to us buy from us as well. There are many companies that like to upgrades their systems while the equipment that they have in use is still very recent. Network Republic buys this equipment, runs tests on it, and resells it. Network Republic also buys high quality equipment from companies that have to close locations.
What kind of maintenance program does Network Republic offer?
Network Republic offers its own maintenance program NR Care in partnership with Alternet. This partnership makes it possible for us to offer customers high quality support at price that is in line with the products we offer. Network Republic provides 24×7 technical support all year long. In addition, Network Republic offers replacement of failed equipment within 48 hours. (check in the terms and conditions for more information).
What are the benefits of purchasing pre-owned equipment?
Compared to buying new, Network Republic offers significant cost savings on refurbished and used storage and networking systems. Depending on the age and availability of the systems, the depreciated pricing for refurbished systems can result in savings of up to 85%. Our state-of-the-art refurbishment process and industry-leading satisfaction guarantee, ensures the quality and reliability you require for your most demanding applications.