Data Center Hardware

Plan for current and future server, storage and network demands with access to custom-built systems delivered by a team of hardware experts.

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Experience a consultative hardware approach

Discover the right hardware solution for your business needs and requirements. Whether you’re interested in new, recertified or refurbished data center hardware, our experts are ready to help. We work alongside your team to deliver end-to-end solutions, including consulting, sales, installation, professional support and more.

Server, storage and networking
equipment from the top manufacturers 

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us to learn more about our current inventory.

NEW, RECERTIFIED & REFURBISHED HARDWARE

Custom-built hardware solutions 

Meet your budget, performance, and timeline needs with access to new, recertified and refurbished hardware. Our dedicated consultants and production engineers ensure you receive a prompt, reliable and customized solution.  

  • System builds, customization, configuration, installation and deployment 
  • VMware and Windows licensing available  
  • Testing in our state-of-the-art production lab  
  • Assistance with disposal of retired equipment with IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) services  
  • Additional options for Data Center Maintenance available.
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IBM HARDWARE

Meet evolving demands with IBM® hardware

Sometimes you have to buy new. That’s why we offer a customized approach to find the best solution for your current and future hardware needs.

Hardware solutions you can count on

1M+

Parts in inventory

<1.5%

Average DOA rate for implemented refurbished hardware

99.5%

Inventory accuracy

300+

Trusted partners in our network

40-95%

Savings over OEM and other vendors

Optimize your environment with help of our
dedicated hardware team

Steve Mullen | Service Express

Steve Mullan

Infrastructure Sales Consultant-Multiplatform

Chase Mills | Service Express

Chase Mills

Infrastructure Sales Consultant-Multiplatform

Daniel Postma | Service Express

Daniel Postma

Infrastructure Sales Consultant-Multiplatform

Casey Blair | Service Express

Casey Blair

Infrastructure Sales Consultant-Multiplatform

Data Center Hardware FAQ

Aside from our current generation IBM Hardware offerings, our new hardware is model-specific. We have new hardware available for certain models; others, we only have refurbished. Contact us to learn more about our current inventory. 

Recertified:

Many OEMs have their own term for what they consider “Factory Recertified” equipment. Examples include Dell Recertified, HPE Renew, Cisco Excess, etc. This equipment is typically overstock or an unused return. The system was initially built and configured by the manufacturer, but once it’s customized or leaves the factory, it can no longer be considered “new.” 

Refurbished:

Refurbished means hardware has been reconfigured, retested and updated according to our stringent testing standards. The difference between a refurbished solution and an OEM recertified solution is the eligibility for OEM support. Refurbished systems are no longer eligible for OEM coverage, although many have open-source firmware and software updates. Our refurbished hardware solutions are often bundled with Data Center Maintenance.

Equipment such as Dell Recertified, HPE Renew or Cisco Excess is eligible for an OEM warranty. All other equipment is eligible for our Data Center Maintenance services. 

We offer fully configured and customized servers, storage and networking equipment in addition to onsite installation, VMware configurations, etc. 

It depends on the model. Generally speaking, all x86 servers have open-access firmware updates. Storage arrays and networking equipment vary in their software update policies. Our hardware consultants can confirm if firmware is available for your equipment.

Yes — our hardware consultants will walk you through the process. Contact us for more information! 

Service Express

Data Center and Network Third-Party Hardware Maintenance

Gartner Peer Insights Custom First
  • 5 Reviewed Nov 8, 2023

    SEI has been a great resource for us. Their techs have been knowledgeable and even when we need only parts shipped to sites that have our own staff, they always make sure we

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  • 5 Reviewed Oct 27, 2023

    Service Express has made it easier for us to keep our legacy hardware past the OEM support contract. When it comes time to renew most of our purchases we usually check first

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  • 5 Reviewed Oct 27, 2023

    I could not have asked for better customer support, which includes technical design and architecture, understanding of our requirements and pain points, and post-sale support

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  • 5 Reviewed Oct 31, 2023

    Fantastic experience overall – Service Express has been very flexible and responsive. They came in at a price point that worked for the organization and are very easy to work

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  • 5 Reviewed Jul 31, 2023

    The engineers are well experienced and have good knowledge. They have timely responses.

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  • 5 Reviewed Jul 21, 2023

    Service Express has provided hardware services for our older servers and storage well after the manufacturer has dropped support and they do it for much less.

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  • 5 Reviewed Jul 17, 2023

    They truly try to help customers save money without sacrificing support or degraded service. This service will truly help you optimize your budget dollars and extend the life of technology hardware.

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  • 5 Reviewed Jul 13, 2023

    Switching Service Express is the best decision we have made

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  • 5 Reviewed May 1, 2023

    We had a great experience with them. They are more concerned with getting things fixed for us than making sure they get paid. We had one location that was not in the contract.

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