Reply to post: Been doing it for years

Forget WHITE BOX, it's time for JUNK BOX NETWORKING

Moktu

Been doing it for years

I've frequently used 2nd user kit, at one point a previous employer was getting 2nd user kit for pennies in the pound.

From memory

Dell desktop £39.00

r710 Servers £500

MD3000i £2000 (ish depending on disks)

We built up a good working relationship with a reseller, and made damn sure our backup strategies worked (LTO5 Tape drives £500)

Occasionally projects required a longer lead time, while resellers hunted down the kit we required.

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