Hardware Lifecycle Management

Our structured approach to network hardware management implements an asset-based approach that maximizes performance and cost efficiencies.

One way that Layer 3 offers customers professional IT and networking solutions is by specializing in providing new, used and refurbished data, telecom and wireless equipment to clients at significant savings.  Examples of the product lines we deal with include ADC, Adtran, AFC, Alcatel, Calix, Cisco, Extreme, Fujitsu, Juniper, Motorola, Nortel, Occam, Telect, and Tellabs.

Layer 3 is unique because we are also a voice and data solutions provider. Our trained Engineers and Technicians have experience implementing security, QoS and bandwidth management, WAN optimization, VoIP, PBX, network management among other solutions.

Industry Knowledge

Layer 3 has a variety of custom designed programs that are tailored to compliment your networking needs. This includes:

  • Purchase of your used and excess technology hardware. Competitors may actually charge to remove your unwanted equipment. Layer 3 will not only reduce the costly expense of removing your technology equipment, but also allow you to recapture some of their value
  • Site installations and decommissions
  • Consignment and Trade-in/Trade-up programs that help with lifecycle management of key equipment

New and Previously Enjoyed Products

We take great pride in our ability to adapt to meet whatever specific requirements that our clients request. By utilizing our customized programs, we enable our clients to design the perfect solution. Whether you need new equipment, refurbished equipment, telephone system design / implementation, or equipment de-installed, let Layer 3 Technologies provide the expertise and the solution.

Lifecycle Management Process

A lifecycle management process enables us to help our customers design, procure, deploy, secure/maintain, upgrade and ultimately choose the best option for disposition for their IT assets.

Network Design and Architecture

Our extensive knowledge and experience allows us to assist clients define their requirements and select the devices that meet their requirement and budget.


Not only can we provide refurbished equipment, but we work with OEM’s to provide new equipment complete with software, licensing, and warranty needs.

Deployment and Implementation

Our engineers can assist in creating a structured deployment strategy and process-oriented implementation plan.

Network Security, Maintenance and Upgrades

We specialize in Network Security, Virtualization/Cloud, WAN/SD-WAN, Cyber-Risk Assessments, Storage and back-up services, and IT Pro services.

Decommission, E-Cycle, and Disposal

Decommissioning and repurposing of existing assets including consignment, purchase
and trade-up options. We provide Data Erasure and R2 compliant recycling services
when applicable.

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Hardware Lifecycle Management From Layer 3 Technologies

We have the unique ability to provide a complete end to end experience for managing your IT equipment and services.

“Layer 3 has been providing our IT support since early 2015. The Layer 3 team provides excellent technical and engineering skills. We were able to reduce our costs while at the same time getting superb service and support for our complex IT needs including our plant controls systems, network infrastructure, and VOIP phone services. If you are looking to outsource your IT or replace your current provider, I would highly recommend Layer 3.”

John M. Duchesneau, General Manager, Rochester District Heating Cooperative
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