Business View Magazine | October 2019

138 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2019 W orldwide Supply, headquartered in Franklin, New Jersey, is a global supplier of network and telecommunications equipment and services, and a leader in the secondary market for used and refurbished equipment including routers, switches, and networking services. The company was co-founded in 2004, by its CEO, Jay VanOrden and COO, Jim Smith - two firm believers that one company’s castoffs can always become another company’s treasures. Worldwide Supply’s customer base has traditionally been focused on Tier One and Tier Two cable operators, service provider/carriers, and medium to large-size enterprise businesses that might need the necessary equipment and services to build their backbone network to support high-speed voice, data, and video. The company sells both new and pre-owned products, as well as a variety of services that support them. In many cases, the company will procure equipment from the Tier Ones, then turn around and sell it to the Tier Twos, AT A GLANCE WORLDWIDE SERVICES WHAT: A global supplier of network and telecommunications equipment and services WHERE: Hardyston Township, New Jersey WEBSITE: wide Services A new business model