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Full lifecycle solutions from the data center to cloud. Meet your IT Asset Management and Disposition needs while maximizing retired asset value.

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Infrastructure

Global Data Center Decom, Migration, Smart Hands and HW Maintenance.

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Asset Disposition

IT hardware Buyback, Reverse Logistics and certified Data Destruction. Real-time reporting via a secure "client portal."

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Cloud Services

Fully managed Cloud Services - delivered as a managed service and automated by Digital Cloud Engineers.

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We Deliver

We are honored to support the most innovative and demanding organizations, from dynamic Startups to the Fortune 100.

The Asset Management Portal gives you the transparency you need to manage your jobs, assets and documents through high level dashboards with drill downs, detailed data tables and easy to use reporting tools.

Data Center Buyout Program

We help our customers make the move to the cloud while recovering value from their existing datacenter. Let us buy your data center hardware and move you to the cloud.

Our unique Buyout Program reduces the risk, cost, and stress of migrating to the cloud. Choose between various levels of assessment, decommissioning, migration and managed services for both public and hybrid cloud environments.

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Asset Purchase

Simply send us a list of your excess assets. We specialize in offering fair prices and fast removal of your surplus equipment. 24-hr turnaround guaranteed... because timing is everything.

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Environmental Disposal

Our certified e-recycling program exceeds the industry's most stringent environmental regulations. We stay current on policy changes to ensure that we are fully compliant. Our commitment to the environment and rigorous approach protect our clients precious and valuable brands.

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We’re Fully Vaccinated

Each member of our team is fully vaccinated, and we adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols across our global sites and at our client's sites.

55,000 Assets
Processed each month
3,000 devices
Redeployed each month
99.7% on time
Logistics
31 Locations
Around the world
2,000,000 Pounds
of E-waste diverted from landfill
10,000 HDD
Shredded each month

Our Blog

We are honored to support the most innovative and demanding organizations, from dynamic Startups to the Fortune 100.

Dataknox buys and sells used Dell Networking switches

Dataknox will buy your used Dell equipment and amp up your ROI with unparalleled pricing.

September 26, 2022

We Buy And Sell Used Arista Networks Equipment

Have Arista 7000 Series and up lying around? We’ll buy it!

August 29, 2022

Dataknox Buys and Sells Used Extreme Switches

Struggling with redundant hardware management? Worry no longer, as Dataknox liquidation specialists can buy your used Extreme switches off you. Best of all, you’re getting fair and better-than-average compensation for the IT equipment you’re not using.

August 19, 2022

Design, Features, and Advantages of EMC Unity All-Flash Storage

The EMC Unity Storage is the perfect choice for modern, straightforward data centers. EMC's latest all-flash product offers affordable storage for small and medium-sized IT departments. Now that Unity is part of EMC's all-flash storage array product line along with XtremIO, VMAX, and DSS, there is a solution for every data center use case, regardless of the customer's needs.

August 17, 2022

Data Center Commission Explained

A data center commission is a studious, and often methodical work, that’s necessary to making sure the brand new data center works as intended. Most of the time, the process is announced in the moments before opening the data center, misleading many into believing the process is fast and simple.

August 1, 2022

A short introduction to data center commissioning

To ensure optimal performance, commissioning is necessary for any type of facility. For a data center, it is essential.

July 27, 2022

Seven steps for successful data center commissioning

Here are the seven steps that lead to a cost-reduced and efficient completion of a data center setup.

July 26, 2022

Dataknox Buys And Sells Used Juniper Networks Equipment

If you are looking to sell your surplus Juniper Networks equipment, Dataknox is the place to go. We help you maximize the return on your investment.

July 25, 2022

Relocating Your Data Center Needs a Detailed Plan

So, you’ve decided to finally take the plunge and move your data center to a new location. If that’s the case, the first thing you need to do is come up with a detailed project plan. That way, you’ll be able to track the progress of the entire effort, as well as of individual steps, to make sure it all goes smoothly and without unwanted improvisations.

July 13, 2022

5 stages of data center commissioning

Data center commissioning is a diligent process that is vital to ensuring the quality, functionality, and reliability of a new data center.

June 30, 2022

Got used Cisco equipment? Sell it to Dataknox

Here at Dataknox, we’re happy to take over your unused assets and we’re willing to pay you top market prices for the opportunity.

June 28, 2022

Why third-party maintenance is the way to go

Third-party maintenance providers such as Dataknox are on your side. We understand that arbitrary updates have nothing to do with asset performance or operability. In fact, OEMs usually just want you to dish out some serious cash to upgrade to a new IT asset. 

June 20, 2022

The right time to consider IT asset disposal

Even though you know IT hardware has an expiration date, sometimes it’s hard to let go. After all, your IT devices served you well for years, so we wouldn’t be surprised if your old Cisco switches grew on you. 

June 19, 2022

Decommissioning a data center: 4 things you need to move

A data center lies at the foundation of all your company’s applications and data storage. If it ceased to function, the day-to-day operations of your business would come to a halt. The same goes for the ability to keep an eye on and store mission-critical activity.

June 6, 2022

Third-party maintenance providers: A win-win for everyone

Third-party maintenance (TPM) providers are growing more popular, even among the most skeptical of organizations. Regardless of their size, the industry they’re serving, or the amount of hardware and software they have deployed, organizations are growing increasingly aware of the importance of TPM providers in cutting costs, improving equipment efficiency, and the overall peace of mind they provide to IT and system managers.

May 20, 2022

Advantages of third party maintenance to data centers

There are three basic elements to the lifecycle of every data center gear - the acquisition of hardware, its maintenance, and its disposal. While historically, data center operators turned to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) for the first two and handled the latter themselves, when it comes to maintenance, there is a cheaper, and more effective solution - third-party maintenance (TPM).

May 18, 2022

How to get the most out of your data center decommissioning service providers

The first step towards a successful decommissioning of outdated data center gear is always the same - planning. Without properly laying out the blueprint for the operation, its demise is almost inevitable.

May 16, 2022

Why every IT manager should consider third-party data center maintenance

The majority of today’s businesses would not be able to operate without their data centers. Thus, it’s surprising to hear that IT managers report lacking in resources needed to keep an eye on the data centers and tackle any issues at their inception.

May 6, 2022

10 must-know ITAD facts

Hardware management, especially for data center operators, gave birth to IT asset disposition (ITAD), a practice that helps businesses get the most out of their existing gear, helps them replace old gear, and ensures businesses remain compliant with data protection regulations. 

May 4, 2022

What is ITAD and why does it matter for data center operators?

Businesses are growing increasingly dependent on technology, and as a result, the number of available hardware options is growing. This also means that businesses are increasingly faced with a major dilemma - what to do with retiring computing, as well as that which reached end-of-life?

May 2, 2022

What should you move during data center decommissioning

Sooner or later, your servers will reach the end of their life cycle and face decommissioning as a complex and often stressful operation. Since your company’s data center is the true “center” of all of your applications and sensitive data, planning and carrying out a project of this scale can be a nerve-wracking experience.

April 18, 2022

Data Center Decommissioning: What You Should Know

Sooner or later, your servers’ lifespans will come to an end. When this occurs, the only sensible thing to do is to start organizing your data center decommissioning, and it is a serious undertaking. This complex operation is spread over several systems that involve working with extremely important and expensive equipment.

April 11, 2022

How to Get the Most Value from Your Decommissioning Provider

Half as much of business-relevant data is now kept in the cloud. These numbers have been on the steady rise of more than thirty percent over the past five years only. This dramatic shift in technological priorities is expected only to skyrocket in the coming months.

March 9, 2022

What Does Data Center Decommissioning Entail?

Decommissioning a data center is a complex task, not a daunting one. It encompasses several stages that cover various systems and components while maintaining compliance with the local regulations, industry standards, and best practices.

March 7, 2022

Retiring IT Assets – How to Make It Secure?

Only a tiny portion (17%) of IT assets undergo recycling on an annual basis. Billions of dollars are being wasted on the account of leaving these valuable resources at landfills instead of recycling them.

February 23, 2022

How do we recycle IT assets?

IT asset recycling is a structured approach that describes the methods in which these assets are procured, deployed, transported, managed, and tracked down as part of an organized process.

February 21, 2022

How to Comply with the Climate Neutral Data Center Pact?

The Climate Neutral Data Center Pact is the herald of new realities in the IT and electronic equipment recycling and recovery industry.

February 15, 2022

Getting Physical with IT Asset Disposal

Asset decommissioning is a resource-heavy and time-intensive process, but you do not have to make it more complicated and riskier by neglecting its physical security component.

February 13, 2022

Wait! Follow These 6 Steps for Data Center Relocation

Planning a data centre relocation is a job of tremendous significance, whether you operate a big organization or a small business.

February 10, 2022

Repair and Repurpose: Reducing the Educational Impact of a Digital Divide

In our day and age, the limits of personal and collective success are pretty much drawn along the lines of an invisible but widely felt digital divide. Yes, we are referring to a gaping chasm that divides societal categories and regions into those that have access to modern IT and communication resources and those with no such privilege.

February 4, 2022

Essential Tips for Ensuring Safe and Profitable Decommissioning

Providing safe and secure decommissioning is not only a default demand from the customers who accept nothing less today – it’s a treasure trove of value recovery opportunities for users in demand of the decommissioning services.

February 2, 2022

Getting to the Bleeding Edge of the Decommissioning Projects

Edges and circles may not be a natural physical fit. Yet, the principles of circular economy based on green asset recovery and smooth cloud transition apply to the decommissioning of the edge data centers with the same level of efficiency and utility as with their more well-known technological cousins - data centers.

January 21, 2022

The Role of Product Life Cycle in TPM Planning

In the earlier article on Third Party Maintenance support, we introduced the concept and its benefits over the standard warranty-based support model used by OEMs. This time, we will look at the role of the product life cycle in getting the best out of your TPM service.

January 20, 2022

How to Get the Best Out of Third Party Maintenance?

As its name implies, Third Party Maintenance (TPM) is a service offered by third parties to provide hardware maintenance and support in place of the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).

January 18, 2022

Today’s Hybrid Cloud Landscape

Cloud infrastructure is now ubiquitous, and the data-driven businesses of today are adopting a variety of approaches for their technology

July 24, 2021

5 Questions to Ask Your Data Center Decommissioning Vendor

Did you know that more and more business data is being stored in the cloud? With the change in working conditions last year, working from home has

April 8, 2021

7 Steps to Data Center Cabling Success

Cabling is one of the most critical elements of a data center. A number of different stumbling blocks can get in the way of your planning and

March 16, 2021

Your Guide to Data Center Shutdowns

Cloud infrastructure is now ubiquitous, and the data-driven businesses of today are adopting a variety of approaches for their technology

September 16, 2020

How to Decommission a Data Center

Cloud infrastructure is now ubiquitous, and the data-driven businesses of today are adopting a variety of approaches for their technology

April 16, 2020

Types of AWS Reserved Instances

This is the third article in our series comparing the AWS Reserved Instances and AWS Savings Plan...

Effective Cost-Saving Strategies for On Prem Data Centers

State and corporate organizations aim to support citizens and customers in solving problems and...

How to Recover Value from Your Extra IT Equipment

Any organization, large or small, updates their technology and infrastructure frequently enough to...

Comparing Reserved Instances and Savings Plans: How to Choose

In the fifth article comparing the AWS Reserved Instances and AWS Savings Plan models, we will...

4 Critical Steps to Mitigate Risks & Secure Data

With studies showing that the financial impact of a data breach averages out at close to US...

How Are the Discounts Structured?

This is the second article in a series addressing the differences between and advantages of the AWS...

Global Data Center Infrastructure Services

As a team of Data Center veterans, we have decades of experience solving for complex, disparate...

Welcome to the Circular Economy of IT Asset Recovery

Traditional models for our economy command us to “take, make, and waste” in business. In fact, this...

Types of AWS Savings Plans

In the fourth article in our series comparing the AWS Reserved Instances and AWS Savings Plan...

Follow These 6 Steps for Data Center Relocation

Every organization, big or small, reaches a point in their growth trajectory where they need to...

How to Decommission Your Data Center in 5 Steps

Find yourself needing to migrate, relocate or upgrade your data center due to cloud migration...

Case Study: Decommissioning 22 Sites in 60 Days across 9 Countries

Data Center Decommissioning, IT Asset Recovery & Global Logistics

Getting to the Bleeding Edge of Decommissioning Projects

Edges and circles may not be a natural physical fit. Yet, the principles of circular economy based...

AWS 101 Series: Comparison of AWS Reserved Instances and AWS Savings Plan

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is an Amazon subsidiary offering cloud computing web services to its...

The Modern Infrastructure Strategy Model: Cloud, On-Premise, Colocation and Edge

Every crisis brings with it an impetus for change. But the COVID-19 crisis has brought a unique...

Conclusion: No One-Size-Fits-All?

In the sixth and the final article comparing the AWS Reserved Instances and AWS Savings Plan...

Are Third-Party Providers a Great Option for Maintenance?

Your IT assets are precious but they are not immortal. No matter how well they performed, they will inevitably reach the end of the line in terms of their functionality. An immediate solution presents itself: let’s buy new pieces of equipment.

Have Old Cisco Switches Lying Around? Sell Them To Dataknox

Do you have any surplus end-of-life technology like Cisco switches that only take up valuable storage space? If you do, you’re eligible to receive some extra cash!

5 signs that show you need a third-party maintenance provider

The way most organizations nowadays approach the maintenance of IT assets is somewhat limited. They either do everything in-house or rely on the original equipment manufacturer (OEM). However, those two aren’t always the right options. 

Have Old Cisco Routers Lying Around? Sell them to Dataknox

Here at Dataknox, we offer top-tier liquidation services and waste no time in buying your obsolete Cisco routers. By contacting us, you’ll receive a return on your investment almost instantly!

Third-party maintenance programs - the best way to reduce IT expenses

Studies have shown that an average company spends a whopping 8.2% of its yearly earnings to cover its IT expenses. In this world in which IT is the cornerstone of all business operations, someone was bound to find a way to profit.

What Is NVMe-oF And How It Can Help You

NVMe (NVM Express), on the other hand, was completely optimized for flash storage. It allowed for better communication between modern memory and host hardware or software by giving them access to higher levels of parallelism.

Eight stages of data center commissioning - breakdown

Any data center commissioning project needs to be properly broken down and structured, as that allows the managers to keep track of the progress, and the budget, and minimize any potential risks. 

Data Center Commissioning - Understanding the Process and Its Benefits

Data center commissioning is still often misunderstood, which makes the definition of the term very unclear. As a result, some of the most beneficial commissioning techniques are overlooked due to differing points of view. These disagreements lead to misunderstandings, inadequate application, and disregard for commissioning procedures. 

Shifting to Modular: Reimagining Data Center Commissioning

These days, increased demand for construction services and the acceleration of the construction process as a whole demand a change in best practices for commissioning (Cx).

Dataknox buys and sells used Brocade and Foundry equipment

We’ll take off your hands all of your used Brocade or Foundry equipment

99.99% Design Availability From Day 1 Is Just What Your Data Center Needs

Here at Dataknox, we are ready to provide you with all the information you need to make a sound decision because at the end of the day - you not only want but need to know what’s going on.

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