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The Perfect Storm: Why NOW is the Best Time for Companies to Invest in their Enterprise IT Networks

In today’s fast-paced business environment, staying ahead of the technology curve is not just a competitive advantage — it’s a necessity. One of the most critical aspects of your business operations is your IT infrastructure, and the backbone of your digital enterprise is your networking hardware. If you’ve been contemplating an upgrade or expanding your company’s IT network, there’s no better time than now. Here’s why:

Economic Uncertainty and Stability

In today’s rapidly changing economic landscape, stability is a rare and often elusive asset. Upgrading your enterprise’s networking IT hardware ensures the reliability and performance of your network, reducing the risk of costly downtime. This stability is essential when navigating uncertain economic conditions, as it allows your business to maintain operational efficiency and adapt to new challenges with agility.

When buying quality Networking hardware from Curvature, you can rely on our industry-leading testing procedures, backed by our limited lifetime warranty, to give you confidence in these critical IT investments. By incorporating third-party maintenance (TPM) support from Park Place Technologies, you gain a remarkably high level of reliability that can be particularly reassuring, especially in times of economic turbulence. Let Curvature and Park Place provide quality equipment at amazing pricing, backed by industry-leading support, all while protecting yourself from unexpected downtime and unexpected costs due to hardware failure.

Abundance of Market Supply and Record Low Prices

During the past few years, IT professionals have faced a confluence of challenges that can be described as a perfect storm. From supply chain and manufacturing bottlenecks to the shift toward hybrid and work-from-home (WFH) networks, Network IT teams have been tasked with keeping their enterprise networks running with no downtime, all while preparing for future challenges and implementing new strategies and technologies. Companies that purchased network equipment between 2020 and 2022 often faced limited options and very high pricing.

However, as original equipment manufacturers (OEM) fulfill equipment orders and clear their substantial IT hardware backlogs, they are now grappling with finding new buyers. This situation, combined with record-high interest rates and other forms of economic uncertainty, has created a difficult selling environment for OEMs. Consequently, this has become a buyer’s market.

Here’s the punchline: NOW is the perfect time for market-savvy customers to take advantage of historically high amounts of Networking equipment available at great pricing – including current-generation models!

One of the most compelling reasons to invest in new enterprise networking IT hardware right now is the unprecedented drop in prices. Networking OEMs and VARs have been flush with inventory and are selling at historically low prices to move surplus. Additionally, all the customers who waited months and even years for their orders to come through have now upgraded and need to get rid of their older, surplus equipment. Finally, the permanent shift to hybrid work and WFH for many companies has led to those companies abandoning segments of their enterprise networks, including entire offices with current-generation equipment, and often selling equipment in the secondary market. Thus, companies can now obtain high-quality hardware that would have been prohibitively expensive just a few years ago. By capitalizing on these reduced prices, your company can upgrade its IT infrastructure without breaking the bank. This not only improves your network’s performance but also provides a substantial return on investment over time through reduced operational costs and enhanced productivity.

Sustainability and Environmental Responsibility

Sustainability is no longer just a buzzword – it’s a top priority for businesses worldwide. Older networking equipment tends to be less energy-efficient, consuming more power and generating more heat. In contrast, modern networking hardware is designed with energy efficiency in mind, which reduces your company’s carbon footprint and lowers operational costs. Moreover, many manufacturers have begun incorporating eco-friendly materials and production practices into their hardware development, further aligning with the global sustainability commitment.

By investing in new enterprise networking IT hardware, you’re reducing your environmental impact and preparing your business for a future in which sustainability practices will be a key differentiator. Additionally, if you have surplus networking hardware from a project, remember that Curvature specializes in remarketing equipment and can offer you maximum buyback value, while contributing to a greener planet.

Innovation and Technological Advancements

The pace of technological innovation continues to offer new opportunities and challenges. Investing in innovative enterprise network IT hardware positions your company to leverage the latest advancements in the field. Modern networks offer enhanced security features, increased bandwidth, and improved performance, all of which are vital in today’s data-driven business landscape. With the emergence of new technologies like 5G, IoT, and Edge Computing, businesses must be prepared to adapt to evolving network requirements. Modern hardware is equipped to handle these emerging technologies, providing a competitive edge and future-proofing your IT infrastructure.

The current landscape presents a unique opportunity for businesses to invest in new enterprise networking IT hardware. The convergence of sustainability, economic uncertainty, innovation, market supply, and historically low prices makes this the ideal time to upgrade your networking infrastructure. By making this strategic move now, your company can stay ahead of the competition, increase efficiency, and ensure its readiness for the future of business technology. Don’t miss out on this perfect storm of benefits; upgrade and maintain your critical networking hardware, and pave the way for your organization’s success in the digital age!

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