Avnet connects the world's leading technology manufacturers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by providing cost-effective value-added services and solutions. At the center of the IT distribution channel, we have partnerships with the technology suppliers, software vendors, and solution providers to help end users implement the best end-to-end data center solutions.
Lifecycle Solutions provides its partners sustained competitive advantage through the delivery of IT services and solutions such as hardware trade-in programs, maintenance and support, data center transformation services, proof-of-concept rentals, and flexible financing. Reducing customer costs and driving profitability is our focus.
Data Center Hardware: Speed of delivery can be critical. Lifecycle Solutions has over $100 million in multi-generational hardware, deliverable anywhere within 24 hours. We can provide legacy hardware from all major OEMs, delivering cost savings of up to 70%. As an ISO 9001 certified company, we guarantee the highest standards of quality.
Trade-In Programs: Lifecycle Solutions provides hardware trade-in and competitive replacement programs that lower the overall cost of a technology refresh. By providing full market value for legacy hardware, we drive cost savings and profits for our partners. Services include fair-market value analysis, revenue sharing programs, and online inventory management and reporting systems
IT Hardware Maintenance: Our AvGuard™ maintenance program covers virtually all platforms and is supported by a worldwide team of certified engineers. We provide one contract for multiple products, extended and lifetime warranty options, annual pricing locked for the life of contract, and Real-Time Spares program to reduce inventory carrying costs. AvGuard™ can reduce the cost of maintaining an entire data center by up to 60%.
Financing & Rentals: We offer rentals of data center hardware to support peak usage, migrations, proof-of-concept, and disaster recovery needs. In addition, our flexible financing programs allow bundling of hardware and services into a simple monthly payment.
Infrastructure Services: Our services include integration and installation, data center transformation and migration, certified data erasure and asset disposition.
About Lifecycle Solutions
Canvas Systems was acquired by Avnet in January 2012.