Cisco Veteran to Provide Leadership for New Networking Products and Strategic Initiatives
Santa Barbara, Calif. April 30, 2012 – Network Hardware Resale (NHR), the world’s leading provider of pre-owned and new networking solutions, today announced the appointment of Jeff Zanardi as Vice President of Business Development and Product Marketing. Zanardi will lead expanded efforts for global partnerships as well as product initiatives including the NetSure™ Maintenance Program, and the company’s NHR-branded optical transceivers, servers and storage product line offerings. In addition, Zanardi will identify and assess new revenue producing opportunities, including expanded product development and overall growth opportunities for the company.
“We continue to demonstrate momentum and growth globally by expanding our ability to provide customers with the networking infrastructure necessary to increase their competitive advantage,” said Mike Sheldon, president and CEO of Network Hardware Resale. “As a highly regarded professional with extensive experience and a proven track record of success at driving business growth, Jeff’s in-depth knowledge and key industry relationships makes him a valuable addition to our team.”
Zanardi brings 25 years of business development and marketing experience to the Network Hardware Resale management team. He joins the company after 15 years at Cisco where he held various senior management positions. While at Cisco he pioneered the company’s strategy for entering the service provider market where many of the programs he developed helped grow the business to over $5 billion in annual sales. Zanardi also directed the commercial marketing organization where he developed Cisco’s approach to addressing small and medium sized businesses with a focus on market and customer data analytics.
“Network Hardware Resale is at an exciting inflection point in the company’s history,” said Zanardi. “Its unprecedented growth in the secondary networking equipment market is testament to the solid company fundamentals that have been built. Capitalizing on my industry experience, I will be focused on helping to propel Network Hardware Resale into new markets and new revenue opportunities, while continuing to provide customers with extreme cost savings and the highest quality products.”
About Network Hardware Resale
Network Hardware Resale is the world’s leading provider of pre-owned and new networking equipment. Based in Santa Barbara, Calif., the Company is an independent reseller of pre-owned Cisco, Brocade/Foundry, and Juniper networking equipment and is a Premier member of Dell’s PartnerDirect program. The Company is also the first global stocking reseller of Menara Networks’ optical IP/Ethernet transport solutions. Network Hardware Resale offers cost-effective network management, asset management, alternative maintenance and technical support services. Founded in 1986, Network Hardware Resale provides access to global personalized technical and sales support from its Santa Barbara, Dallas metro, New York City metro, Amsterdam, London and Singapore locations. Organizations worldwide purchase quality networking equipment from NHR, including Global 1000 companies, small and mid-sized enterprises, government entities, educational institutions, healthcare organizations and telecommunications service providers. For more information, visit www.networkhardware.com.
Angelique Springer Davis
Network Hardware Resale