Why use a MAR for IT Asset Disposal

Why use a Microsoft Authorised Refurbisher (MAR) for disposal of your used PC assets.

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Why use a MAR for IT Asset Disposal

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Why use a Microsoft Authorised Refurbisher (MAR) for disposal of your used PC assets.
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  1. IT Asset Disposal and The Microsoft Authorised Refurbisher program

    Slide 1 - IT Asset Disposal and The Microsoft Authorised Refurbisher program

  2. Slide 2

    • Every organisation will face the question of how to get rid of IT assets they no longer use
  3. Maximise

    Slide 3 - Maximise

    • Asset Value
    • Minimise
    • Disposal Risk
  4. Slide 4

    • Maximise
    • Asset Value
    • Minimise
    • Disposal Risk
  5. Legal Risk

    Slide 5 - Legal Risk

    • Illegal data leakage
    • Not follow environmental legislation
    • Intellectual Property terms broken
  6. Reputational Risk

    Slide 6 - Reputational Risk

    • Negative publicity
    • Share price reduction
    • Loss of customers
  7. Competitive Risk

    Slide 7 - Competitive Risk

    • Business processes revealed
    • Confidential financial data public
    • Future plans visible
  8. Slide 8

    • Maximise
    • Asset Value
    • Minimise
    • Disposal Risk
  9. Slide 9

    • Box Shifter
    • Value Add Reseller
  10. $50 each

    Slide 10 - $50 each

    • $150 each
    • Fully working
    • 1 year Warranty
  11. Maximise Asset Value

    Slide 11 - Maximise Asset Value

    • What sort of remarketing do you want?
    • Box shifter – I want my money fast
    • Value adder – I want the most money
  12. Selecting a PC Asset Disposal Contractor

    Slide 12 - Selecting a PC Asset Disposal Contractor

    • Reputation
    • Certifications
    • Services
    • Geographic reach
    • Cost
    • Remarketing ability
  13. For larger PC refurbishing organisations.

    Slide 13 - For larger PC refurbishing organisations.

  14. Microsoft looks at factors like technical ability, sales ability, management, business stability, certifications when making a decision to offer the program to them.

    Slide 14 - Microsoft looks at factors like technical ability, sales ability, management, business stability, certifications when making a decision to offer the program to them.

  15. In return the refurbisher has a Microsoft account manager, access to engineering support, marketing support, software license’s suitable for refurbished PCs

    Slide 15 - In return the refurbisher has a Microsoft account manager, access to engineering support, marketing support, software license’s suitable for refurbished PCs

  16. 115 Refurbishers in 25 countries

    Slide 16 - 115 Refurbishers in 25 countries

  17. By using a MAR you get

    Slide 17 - By using a MAR you get

    • Reduced Risk
    • You know a refurbished PC with a MAR license has been properly licensed.
  18. By using a MAR you get

    Slide 18 - By using a MAR you get

    • Higher Resale Value
    • A fully working PC ready for the end customer to buy is a higher value item than a PC that is not customer ready.
  19. Microsoft’s own PC assets

    Slide 19 - Microsoft’s own PC assets

    • The finance team managing disposal of Microsoft’s PC assets requires contractors to be MARs.
    • They requires either that the PC is recycled or goes out as a fully working MAR PC.
  20. www.microsoft.com/refurbishedpcs

    Slide 20 - www.microsoft.com/refurbishedpcs