Smith Added to the Vendor Directory as a Preferred Vendor

18 Nov 2019 by Technology

ENGLEWOOD, CO. November 18,, the #1 technology platform, directory and marketplace for buyers and sellers in the data center industry, recently added N.F. Smith & Associates, a leading independent distributor of electronic components, to the Vendor Directory as a preferred vendor.

“We’re excited to have Smith listed in the Vendor Directory,” said Mike Allen, Vice President of Solution Engineering at “The addition of Smith, as a leader in their space, continues to validate the need for a centralized directory in the datacenter ecosystem. We are pleased to be a part of their ongoing growth strategy”  

Smith sources and distributes active, passive, and electromechanical IC components, as well as computer products and peripherals such as HDDs, processors, memory modules, graphics cards - both obsolete and in-production parts. It serves customers in a broad range of industries, including consumer electronics, enterprise electronics, server hardware, automotive, telecommunications, medical, oil and gas, energy, and aeronautics and defense.

“The Vendor Directory gives our customizable IT asset disposition capabilities strong visibility,” said Margo Evans, Smith’s VP of Marketing. “ has done a great job of reaching the right audience and highlighting Smith’s data center decommissioning services. We’re excited to be part of the directory as a preferred vendor.”

The vendor directory contains listings and profiles for best-of-breed, industry-leading manufacturers, distributors and service providers across numerous niches and disciplines within the data center, cloud, and technology industry. Vendors are categorized by their product and service offerings. The target audience for the vendor directory includes medium to large enterprises, data center owners and operators, cloud providers, telecommunication carriers and other technology companies.

About connects buyers and sellers of data center colocation, cloud, connectivity, managed services, hardware and related technologies. We’re dedicated to one thing – helping IT professionals research, purchase, and manage their technologies across a diverse range of solutions, providers and vendors.

Since 2014, has attracted more than 1.8 million visitors. The platform provides detailed information on hundreds of providers, thousands of data centers, and marketplace products globally. is the sister company of Global Consulting Group, Inc. (GCG), a leading technology services distributor and IT consulting company headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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About Smith

Founded in 1984, Smith sources, manages, and distributes the electronic components that go into everything from mobile phones and computers to appliances and directional drilling systems. In 16 cities around the world, from Silicon Valley to Seoul, Smith’s legion of employees communicates in 50 different languages and dialects and buys and sells components 24 hours per day, with global annual sales of $1.66 billion. Smith is always moving: helping manufacturers navigate market shifts; customizing supply chain solutions; testing components using cutting-edge technology. With testing and logistics hubs in Houston, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam, Smith’s processes focus on critical issues, from quality management to counterfeit prevention and environmental safety. Smith’s operations, purchasing, and sales worldwide are seamlessly integrated with the company’s global IT infrastructure, offering real-time inventory and logistics visibility anywhere in the world. Smith is the leading independent distributor of electronic components and ranks number eight among all global distributors. Smith’s Intelligent Distribution™ model adapts to ever-changing demands by providing reliable global electronics sourcing and logistics, regardless of distribution channel or locale.

For more information, please visit, or, to reach a Smith representative 24 hours a day, please call +1 713.430.3000.

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