Now is the time to buy hardware.
Right now, today, there is a very real gap in the supply chain when it comes to hardware because of the coronavirus marketplace.
This is not just about cell phones.
All hardware has parts and circuitry that come from areas of the world that have had market and production slowdowns.
What does that mean for purchasers, both government and commercial?
At some point the surplus of current, available hardware, will become scarce or just outright non-existent, at least for a period of time.
The bottom-line is if you know you are going to need electronics or hardware of any kind in the near future, now is the time to make the purchase while the items you need are still available.
In full transparency, Pugliese Associates, represents IBM. But this is not just an IBM issue. This will be an issue for any and all large manufacturers and sellers of the hardware products that we rely on every day to keep things running smoothly.
Especially in a time when more people may need to operate remotely, if only briefly, our government and businesses need to make certain to have the hardware and systems in place to support those needs.