CISCO

CISCO REFRESH

Good for Your Business, Good for the Environment

Hardware is an authorised reseller of Cisco New and Cisco Refresh to Telco’s, ISP’s and other end users. Cisco Refresh (certified remanufactured equipment) is a smart take on technology purchasing that sources products from Cisco’s reverse logistics. You’ll enjoy the same Cisco quality, value, performance, certified protection and support as you would for new products, but at a fraction of the cost. You can enjoy huge savings with competitive pricing at times up to 85% off original equipment prices, with no hidden costs. Buying from Cisco Refresh helps you to maximise your budget and significantly reduces the cost of ownership.


As a Cisco Partner, Hardware provides a wide range of Cisco certified remanufactured equipment as part of the Cisco Refresh scheme. By purchasing authorised Cisco Refresh equipment from authorised resellers, your organisation can acquire remanufactured Cisco hardware without the associated risk of purchasing unauthorised equipment.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cisco Refresh?

Since 2001, Cisco has sold its high-quality remanufactured products—originally under the name Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment (or CCRE)—and now as Cisco Refresh. From initial inspection and testing to cleaning and packing, only Cisco—the original manufacturer—can truly remanufacture its products to the highest level.

When should I consider Cisco Refresh?

Cisco Refresh products are ideal as a standalone solution. However, the value is even greater when blended into a solution with new Cisco equipment. Cisco Refresh works especially well in the following scenarios:

• Constrained budget: When budget is limited, Cisco Refresh provides the maximum flexibility in procuring the technology you need. Cisco Refresh products provide a cost-effective solution as individual product needs or can 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: Cisco maintain a large inventory of older and end-of-sale models needed to maintain installed network configurations or to optimize IT resources between planned migrations or upgrades. Its inventory of current models provides a solution if new product availability cannot accommodate your delivery requirements.

• Compliance with corporate “green” requirements: Remanufactured equipment provides a tangible green solution to help customers address corporate “green” initiatives. Cisco Refresh uses less energy to remanufacture and helps to extend the useful life of Cisco products.

What types of Cisco Refresh products are available?

Cisco carries over 6,500 active and end-of-sale products (no longer available new but with at least one year of support available from Cisco Technical Assistance Center [TAC]). Its inventory includes products from all technology areas, including switching, routing, wireless, IP telephony, security, and other advanced technologies.

What is certified remanufactured equipment?

Certified Remanufactured equipment is pre-owned product that has had critical software and hardware upgrades made and has been thoroughly tested and retested to meet stringent manufacturers specifications. Certified Remanufactured equipment meets the same quality standards that you would expect from a new product.

Only with Cisco Refresh can you...

  • • Extend your budget

    Competitive pricing allows you to acquire more equipment or use your savings for additional solutions.

  • • Meet sustainability goals

    Shrink your carbon footprint by reducing dependence on raw materials and diverting waste from landfills

  • • Get Speedy delivery

    Thousands of products, across all Cisco technologies, are in stock and ready to ship

  • • Be compliant

    When you buy certified Cisco remanufactured equipment, you're eligible for the same warranty and support options you'd get with new products.

Getting Started

To check the availability of parts, request a quote or discuss a requirement with one of Hardware Cisco Refresh advisers, simply complete the contact request form below, or call +27114679325

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