If your organization uses solutions from these leading, high-tech brands, then remarketing your used IT equipment is the next step
Given the high resale value of lab and test equipment, a surprising number of organizations overlook this crucial step of the asset life cycle. The fact is, however, that if you’re in possession of equipment from, for example, Rohde & Schwarz, Agilent, Tektronix, or Fluke, the market is ripe for resale.
The reasons for their top-dollar remarketing status stem primarily from two built-in features:
- This equipment is highly technical and, thereby, expensive to purchase brand new.
- The design is typically tailored around very specific applications.
High demand in resale markets
Yet, not everyone is aware of their potential in recouping value. Considering the use of this type of equipment may seem narrow in scope, it’s easy to see why some companies believe they couldn’t possibly find a second home. We have encountered organizations that asked us to take their equipment off their hands, only to find out they were sitting on thousands — if not tens of thousands — of dollars in resale value. Of course, they should sell used IT equipment rather than “just get rid of it.”
At the same time, not all IT asset disposition (ITAD) providers know how to remarket testing and laboratory equipment. The knowledge required to refurbish such assets for resale is not acquired overnight. It should come as no surprise, then, that such skills can have a significant impact on the final price tag.
Recognize these brands? Then you should sell used IT equipment
Let’s take a closer look at the companies behind this high-tech, high-value equipment.
Rohde & Schwarz
The footprint of the Rohde & Schwarz technology group spans 70 countries. With $2.8 billion in annual revenue, it’s a powerhouse in the markets of test and measurement, technology systems, and network and cyber security. In addition to its established business fields, Rohde & Schwarz has made substantial investments in future technologies such as artificial intelligence, the industrial internet of things (IIoT), 6G, cloud solutions and quantum technology.
If your business uses Rohde & Schwarz technology, resale makes sense once you’re ready to upgrade.
Agilent, stemming from the same company as Hewlett Packard and Keysight, is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek. In the past year, Agilent has also kept growing with the acquisition of Resolution Bioscience (next-generation sequencing oncology solutions) and BioTek Instrument (innovative life science instrumentation).
Agilent, in addition to HP and Keysight, is indeed a sought-after brand in secondary markets.
Founded as early as 1946, Tektronix has grown to a global leader for the design and manufacturing of test and measurement solutions. In the company’s own words, the solutions aim to “break through the walls of complexity and accelerate global innovation.” Tektronix produces, for instance, oscilloscopes and probes, analyzers, signal generators, meters, and sources and supplies.
In resale markets, Tektronix enjoys a stellar reputation.
Businesses and industries in more than 100 countries rely on the rugged, reliable, and accurate test instruments from Fluke. The company’s lineup includes, in addition, monitoring products and software for electronic design, manufacturing, and network troubleshooting. Electrical, industrial, medical, process and calibration applications also use Fluke’s products.
You guessed it. Fluke’s equipment is another resale winner.
Final word: How remarketing works
If you seek to sell used IT equipment, we’re here to help. Our win-win revenue sharing model works like this:
1. We test, repair, and sanitize data on your equipment.
2. We sell the equipment via our 5-star rated resale channels.
3. You get paid for the items sold.
It has never been easier or more secure to sell used IT equipment.