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Net-Source: Delivering Client-Specific Networking Solutions
In the dead of a fateful night, air was still with the Taiwanese summer at its peak. As a go-getter who doesn’t clock in hours at work, Shawn Chia, Managing Director of Net-Source, was engrossed in a business task when he received a call. A sense of urgency on the other side of the call broke the news. A data center in Taipei—hosting equipment for one of Net-Source’s clients—had caught fire. Net-Source was called in for help in recovering client data in the middle of the night. The server had not been shut down properly prior to the accident, and deploying the fire hose in putting out the fire had resulted in severe loss of data—more than half the servers hosted in the data center were heavily damaged. Net-Source immediately jumped into action and brought in loaner servers, and resumed service the very same day.
This is just one of many success stories that highlight the prowess of Net-Source in the realm of networking.
Companies are increasingly moving into cloud computing services to avoid the upfront cost and complexity of owning and maintaining their own IT infrastructure. This shift to the cloud requires a vast array of cost-effective networking hardware and solutions tailor-made to attend to the rapidly changes demand. Bridging this market gap is Net-Source, a supplier of new and refurbished networking hardware. “We are an independent networking equipment provider supplying new and refurbished networking hardware from the likes of Cisco, Dell, IBM, EMC2, HP, Oracle and many more in the APAC region,” says Chia.
The value that we bring to the table provides our clients with competitive pricing and short delivery lead time
Upping the networking game, the company helps its clients by accelerating their network speed, boosting their network infrastructure, and acquiring networking products for them.
The company is currently in the midst of launching a state-of-the-art IT shared engineering app in Singapore, and plans to spread it across the globe eventually. This app, which will be available on both Android and iPhone systems, will match freelance engineers with prospective end users, thus aiding in finding the freelancer with the right skill set to execute a task. The app is expected to offer precise matching, with structured support and rapid service response. “Stretching cloud computing to the limits, our precise matching mechanism effectively deploys the right certified network engineer for clients’ networking needs,” Chia explains.
Several Fortune 500 corporations, small- and medium-sized enterprises, start-ups and resellers at the forefront of their industries with high-speed and extensive networking infrastructures and capabilities have benefitted highly from Net-Source. The Net-Source team sources newer, better and more affordable equipment on a regular basis, thus proffering easier access to improved solutions to its customers. With a hardware inventory filled with a range of premium networking equipment in preparation for the customers’ needs, Net-Source encourages customers to take advantage of its offerings. Clients rely on Net-Source’s fast and effective spare part availability and the hardware replacement services that cater to units damaged beyond repair. The company has earned a stellar reputation for valuing client relationships and delivering appropriate solutions based on customer specifications. Chia elaborates, “The value that we bring to the table provides our clients with competitive pricing and short delivery lead time, as we have an advantage in globally sourcing rare items, both new and refurbished.” Besides, Net-Source’s logistics solutions help clients in receiving their goods seamlessly, right at their doorstep.
By the first quarter of 2019, Net-Source plans to launch the IT shared Engineer App in Philippines and Indonesia. “We are also working with vendors to revamp our website and set up a new e-commerce platform,” says Chia. With such extensive plans on the cards, the future certainly looks promising for Net-Source.