In the life of every small business there comes a day when it faces these two questions:
a) How do we get the new stuff?
What is our strategy in acquiring new technology? Should we be top-notch in technology or should we be conservative and try to get maximum from what we already have? Should we buy, lease or finance our new equipment? Do we really need it? What is the acquisition cost? What is inaction cost? Should we deal with single reseller or multi-source?
b) What should we do with our old stuff?
Mid size businesses usually run their own in-house purchasing department, for smaller businesses Ingrix offers Brokerage services, namely Assets Disposal and Acquisition Counseling.
Depending on amortization scheme your old computer equipment might carry some value on your books. Very often this serves as an impediment for an upgrade.
You shouldn't just throw away your old stuff - it cost you some serious dollars recently and it still has some value now.
We will help you to market and sell your old computer technology equipment on the commission basis. We provide several ways of appraisal and help in obtaining fair market price.
We can help you negotiate your lease shutdown and correctly define a salvage value of your equipment.
Do you know how much it costs financially for an average small business in North America to SPEND a $1000 on a computer technology in adjacent costs?
You should consider the following factors, listed by importance:
The time spent on technology research (making sure you need it AND it is going to work in your current environment).
The time spent shopping for a price.
The time spent on expediting the order.
The actual operational cost follow up and supervision cost (warranties, service etc).
Many analysts support that the cost of spending a $1000 might vary between 20 and 25%, and if you make a wrong approach underestimating the abovementioned factors (especially the top one) it might excess 100% !
We help our customers handle this. Due to our experience and expertise we know what is what and how much it might cost. If you want to spend some money in the IT area - talk to us. We know where to buy stuff, how to buy it and how much it costs.
Chances are - we'll save you your hard earned dollars!