Tips For Successful Cisco Asset Recovery

Cisco hardware devices like routers, switches, firewalls and IP phones often have tremendous residual value, even when they have outlived their usefulness or application relevance for their original owner.

As Cisco networking products come to the end of their life cycle, they don’t automatically become obsolete and they still have market value. Particularly with Cisco networking products, items such as used routers, switches and firewalls may still have considerable residual market value, even when they are obsolete for their original owner.

There are dozens of professional liquidation and auction firms out there that may recover a portion of your investment in networking equipment. Selecting a partner to assist with Cisco Asset Recovery can be a challenge. Before you commit to working with a vendor, do your homework and consider your options carefully. Don’t be afraid to ask for references. Make sure that your prospective vendor is delivering you a competitive purchase quote for your Cisco networking equipment.

It is also crucial that you accurately inventory your Cisco networking equipment. By knowing accounting for exactly what you have, including which options and accessories are installed, you can command top dollar for your used Cisco inventory. Pre-testing and defaulting your Cisco equipment is also a good idea, both to protect your network addressing info and also to be able to certify that the equipment is in good working condition, which will also lead to a higher return.

A competent vendor will also be able to assist you to test and re-certify your equipment. It can be remarketed and adequately supported. Don’t be afraid to get purchase quotes from several competing vendors or used equipment resellers, and compare their proposals to make sure you are getting a good price for your equipment. specializes in Cisco Asset Recovery and liquidation of used or excess Cisco networking equipment. If you have Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Firewalls, Cisco IP Phones or other equipment you are interested in selling, visit us online or give us a call at 877-58-CISCO.