Your business has already grown so much that you need your own server for CRM, MySQL or virtualization, but the prices for server hardware upset you? In this article we will tell you how to save up to 100 times on the purchase of used server equipment and do not regret the purchase.
The server equipment has a huge margin of reliability, can work in 24x7 mode for years and decades. And if you are not concerned about the lack of warranty and support, and there is a desire to buy a top server for the price of a good mobile phone (from 100 to 500 US Dollars), this article is for you.
1. Why buying a used server is reasoned
The market for used servers is huge, and the more developed the country, the bigger it is. The biggest demand for used servers in China and the United States. Buy B. U. is not shameful - it’s common practice.
Question: Who buys?
Answer: Small companies of medium and small businesses, private enthusiasts. In developed countries, a huge fleet of server equipment, which works for 10-12 years and is not going to retire, some state-owned companies purchase for old servers used components that are simply not sold new: processors, disks, memory. This phenomenon is rare, but it is, including at auctions.