Vibrant Technologies

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Vibrant Technologies is a Business-to-business technology hardware sales company, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, that specializes in reselling used and refurbished server, computer networking and storage area network hardware, including IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Cisco Systems as well as parts such as CPUs and peripherals. Vibrant is a General Services Administration Vendor. The company was founded by Jennifer VanDerHorst-Larson in 1998. As of 2007, it had 40 employees and generated $37 million in annual revenue.[1] Vibrant was ranked the eighth largest woman-owned business by revenue for 2006 in the Minneapolis metropolitan area by The Twin Cities Business Journal.[citation needed] A Processor Magazine article cited Vibrant as an "Everyday Hero" for its services provided to Ryan Construction and Business Solutions Magazine highlighted the company's 600% growth in the mass storage sector.[citation needed]

Vibrant offers a blog on the used IT hardware industry, The Remarketer. The weblog covers topics on the refurbished market and perspectives on moves by the major mid-range hardware manufacturers such as Brocade Communications Systems and EMC Corporation.

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  1. ^ Bowers, Brent (13 September 2007). "Out of Adversity, an Opportunity". New York Times. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 

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