You Should Get Maximum ROI for Your Used IT Assets

retired computerIt can be exciting, getting new computers at work. Maybe you’ll discover new bells and whistles that make your job easier, or simply find that your new machine is faster and more efficient.

But what happened to all of your old IT assets?

If they’re sitting in storage, they may be costing you money. Here are four reasons why:

  1. For the first three or four years, your assets will have some remarket value. But the more time that passes, the more that value will decline.
  2. By storing old devices, you’re giving up space that could be used for other things, and losing man-hours by having to move or keep track of that unused equipment.
  3. All of those old devices have important data on them. By keeping them out of sight, you’re opening yourself up to a serious security risk.
  4. A lot could happen in your storage space: floods, accidents, etc. Equipment can get banged around and damaged as it gets moved, which means you’ll lose value if and when you try to resell your devices.

Having outdated devices can cost a great deal. According to a survey by the Ponemon Institute, hospitals lose $8 billion a year due to outmoded technology, thanks to a longer-than-necessary discharge process and a loss of doctor productivity.

If you’re wondering what to do with your old devices, contact CWI. What we do goes beyond simple computer recycling. We help businesses and government organizations attain the best possible value for retired, depreciated, or unwanted electronic equipment. We do that by selling through a network of well-established channels that we’ve built as a trusted vendor of quality used equipment.

And our disposal services are second to none in keeping your data secure. You’ll know that your important information has stayed private, while also getting value for devices that might otherwise just sit in a storage space.

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