BackgroundHardware Distribution is based in Johannesburg, South Africa and is a distributor of fibre infrastructure and access hardware and accessories as well as networking products. We offer Support contracts on EOL’d legacy Cisco networks.
Hardware Distribution South Africa started trading in 2002, as Glue Networks. For the first two years the company focused on the distribution of third party Cisco-compatible components i.e memory, cables and GBICs (SFPs). The company has been profitable since inception.
Our servicesWe offer value added services including SLA agreements and board level repairs to networking products. We also refurbish products for you to re-deploy back into the field.
Flexible and cost effective SLA maintenance agreements on all Cisco products – both new and refurbished – Choose between a 24x7x4 hour swop or 8x5xNBD swop with an Engineer on site, everywhere in the world. All sites can be covered under one contract. With Smartcare you can support End-of-Life'd Cisco networks while you client 'sweats his assets'.
We offer repairs to all Cisco, Avaya products, including telephones – board to motherboard level.
What we doHardware Distribution is an independent distributor of networking and fibre products to Enterprise, SMB & ISP’s.
As a broker/independent hardware distributor, we supply new (and refurbished) networking hardware to Resellers, Telco’s and partners, providing the market with cost-cutting opportunities and efficient lead times.
All equipment is sourced via official channels in the EU. Our suppliers are accreditied Partners, distributors and resellers.
All products, both new and refurbished, are genuine. We focus on supplying Cisco products, but all networking and VOIP products can be sourced. We specialise in sourcing products that are EOL’d ensuring the sustainability of legacy networks. We supply refurbished equipment as a cost effective option for maintenance/spares stock. We supply compatible SFPs for all vendor/OEM equipment, including Cisco, Avaya, Juniper and Telco providers ie Ciena and Adva. Other accessories supplied include Direct Attach Cables, fibre optic cables and router cables.
Hardware Distribution is also an official distributor of Flyingvoice WiFi desktop handsets.