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CXtec equal2new® equipment is the premier brand of certified pre-owned infrastructure hardware in the world.

The Industry's Premier Brand of Certified Pre-owned I.T. Hardware

equal2new - the premier choice for pre-owned network hardware, servers, IP phones, and more.Our exclusive brand of certified pre-owned equipment, equal2new®, is the premier choice for network hardware. The name says it all. You get all the quality and reliability of new hardware but at a fraction of the cost.  

With equal2new the difference is simple and clear.  

You get what you want, when you want it... at the price you want.

  • Huge inventory of top brands in stock and ready to ship 
  • Each unity fully tested 
  • 99.51% or greater reliability rating 
  • 40% to 90% off list prices 
  • Lifetime warranty with advance replacement 

    What can equal2new do for you?

    • Avoid delays and supply chain issues.  
    • Get the technology you need under budget. 
    • Quick and easy moves, adds, and changes. 
    • Avoid expensive market disruptions caused by forced obsolescence 
    • Our product experts can help guide you to just the right solution. 


    See why so many IT professionals choose equal2new.

    Performance guaranteed technology equipment®

    When it comes to purchasing refurbished server, storage, networking and voice equipment, you need a solution that’s reliable and cost-effective.

    Our equal2new certified pre-owned infrastructure hardware can help simplify your buying process and reduce the cost of your infrastructure.

    It's all a part of our helpful life cycle management strategy.

    It's our mission to help you maximize value at every stage of your technology investment - and equal2new is pivotal to that mission.

    We understand you face a never-ending list of projects, but lack the resources to complete all of them. There’s so much to do yet you’re challenged to find the time, money, and staff to get it all done.

    Sound familiar?

    Don’t worry – we have the solution to bring peace of mind and help you redefine your technology strategy.

    Maximize the value of your hardware investment with the best pre-owned technology out there.

    The equipment you need – equal2new and ready to work for you!

    equal2new Hardware by CXtec

    Huge savings - up to 90% off list prices

    When you choose equal2new, you will save 40% to 90% when compared to manufacturer list prices - freeing up more IT budget dollars.

    The industry's best lifetime warranty as standard business practice

    On top of huge savings, you also get the peace of mind of a product that is backed by an amazing warranty.

    Advance replacement throughout your hardware's lifetime

    To make things even better, your equal2new hardware's lifetime warranty includes advance replacement. This helps you maintain your network and address any issues that arise in a timely manner.

    99.51% out-of-the-box reliability rating - equal to or better than new!

    The happy customers we've created for more than 25 years can attest to the performance and reliability of equal2new equipment. Our rating has stood the test of time with a reliability that is equal to - or better than - out-of-box new hardware.

    Industry-leading testing and certification process

    To meet the standard of equal2new, each unit is fully tested. This ensures consistently high quality and performance for our customers.

    Learn more about why you should choose equal2new here

    How equal2new can make your job easier


    Stretch your budget dollars

    Get more technology for less, without sacrificing quality. Our equal2new equipment is priced up to 90% off list so you can take the money saved on your server, storage, networking, and voice equipment and apply it anywhere you feel would best impact your organization’s success.


    Maximize your current investment

    Our life cycle management services provide solutions that meet your individualized needs, not the manufacturer’s. Maintain your current technology by utilizing products no longer supported by manufacturers. Upgrade where it makes sense and apply resources you’d otherwise use on equipment to other important projects.


    Implement a spares/back-up program

    You have the opportunity to affordably implement a spares program for unforeseen needs. Have spares ready at a moment’s notice for your mission-critical technology components. Never get stuck in another downtime dilemma without a back-up plan in case of emergency or product failure.


    Provide responsiveness/flexibility

    To us, you’re not just a number. Our dedicated account managers work closely with you to satisfy every technology need you have, no matter how big or small. We realize last minute things come up and with more than 250,000 products in-stock and ready to ship in our Technology Certification and Distribution Center, we've got you covered.

    Leading technology innovation for more than 25 years

    For over 40 years CXtec has been helping our customers with their data / networking needs.  Our customers have put our team to find the right solution networking hardware solutions for their organization’s specific needs.  

    As North America’s largest secondary-market network hardware provider, we are the proven partner for companies of all types and sizes from Fortune 500 to SMBs.  

    Some verticals we serve 

    • Healthcare 

    • Education 

    • Manufacturing 

    Since its inception in 1995, our exclusive brand of equal2new equipment has helped organizations worldwide save millions on the cost of their technology infrastructures.

    Maximize the value of their technology investments with all the brands you trust - including Cisco, Dell EMC, NetApp, Avaya, HPE, Nortel, 3Com and many more.

    And equal2new has been the industry's only brand to offer a lifetime warranty as standard business practice since 1998.

    The equal2new brand stands for quality and peace of mind. It means more money in your pocket, and makes your job easier by allowing you to spend the money you save on the things your organization needs to succeed.

    It’s simply our promise that any hardware you receive from us will be equal to – or better than – new.

    It's just one of the ways CXtec provides you with complete IT life cycle management.

    Defend your investment with equal2new® troops!

    Maximizing the value of your technology

    How does equal2new provide such value? Simple.

    Through our IT asset disposition program we buy used equipment from IT pros just like you and turn it into our own brand of certified pre-owned infrastructure equipment.

    Rest assured, your equipment undergoes thorough data cleansing and is reset using an ISO 9001:2015-certified process.

    Not to mention we’ll give you cash or credit on account for a wide variety of equipment.

    We guarantee the best value for your hardware, so you can use the money earned to maximize your budget and to spend your resources where they make the most sense.

    Finding creative ways to maximize your technology budget is what we do best.

    Top-Quality Network Hardware Certification Process

    All equal2new equipment is produced in our 70,000-square-foot, electrostatic discharge (ESD)-protected Technology Certification and Distribution Center (TCDC). Every unit undergoes a rigorous certification process, backed by an ISO 9001:2015-certified quality management system, to ensure a reliable product every single time.

    You have a wide variety of responsibilities. Now more than ever you need a partner who helps you Redefine IT Strategy™ with complete life cycle management.

    Learn more about how you can ensure you’re getting the highest quality equipment, support, and services for your organization.

    The pages below provide a much more detailed description of the steps in our certification process:


    Our team takes pride in this process, and in knowing you’re getting the equipment you deserve.

    If you're ready for the best pre-owned IT hardware in the world, try equal2new.