A recent CIO.com survey posed the following questions to IT executives:

Who's buying refurbished equipment?
77% of respondents said that their companies buy used / refurbished equipment.
46% expect their spending on used IT equipment to increase in the next 18 months.
On average, they expected their used IT purchases to increase by 15%.

Why are they buying refurbished?
41% cited lower capital costs
30% stated performance of new vs. used doesn't justify buying new.
15% cited budget constraints

What kind of refurbished products are they buying?
Servers (45%)
PCs and workstations (38%)
Routers (33%)
Networking equipment (26%)
Switches (28%)
Storage (24%)

Since 1991, Union Computer Exchange (UCE) has helped hundreds of companies achieve huge
savings on the expansion and maintenance of their computer systems and servers.

Today, UCE specializes in the BUY/SELL/SERVICE of data storage systems manufactured by
NetApp / Network Appliance and IBM (N-Series family).

We have built our reputation not only by helping users save money, but also by providing them with
a unique level of personal service and support.

We can help you save thousands of dollars on your next system or upgrade. The hardware we sell
is that of the original equipment manufacturer and is usually eligible for coverage under your
current vendor's maintenance contract.

We are always available to discuss your current and future system upgrade and/or maintenance
needs. Thank you for considering UCE.

Please contact
Scott Fischmann or Nancy Lynn