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How To Sell Your Used I.T. Equipment

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Knowing the right steps to take when looking to sell IT equipment is an essential part of ensuring you get the most return on your IT investment.

First things first, the more used equipment you have to sell, the more you will most likely get in return. When selling used IT equipment, BULK IS KING!

These are the 5 steps to successfully sell your used IT equipment.

  1. Make a spreadsheet of the used IT equipment you want to sell

Spreadsheets are helpful when selling bulk IT equipment. We have included some common categories to include for all of your parts as well as the types of equipment that is usually sold.

Common information to include in your spreadsheet:

  • Always include your contact info
  • Age of equipment
  • Condition the equipment is currently in
  • Packaging (if you have original packaging)
  • Model(s)
  • Size (when applicable)
  • Quantities
  • Brand
  • Model or Serial numbers
  • Type (when applicable)

 

Types of equipment we frequently purchase and what to include when trying to sell them.

 Sell Used Servers:

  • System Model #s
  • Hard Drive or SSD part numbers and quantities
  • CPU part numbers or model numbers
  • RAM part numbers
  • Purchase Dates

 

Sell Used Storage:

  • Systems
  • System Model #
  • Disk Array Enclosure Model #
  • Setup: Unified or Block?
  • Drives
  • Physical Disk Inventory Report
  • OR List of Hard Drives by Part #

 

Sell Used Networking Gear:

  • System Model #s
  • Condition
  • Purchase Dates
  • Pictures if available

 

Sell Used Hard Drives:

  • Hard Drive Model Numbers
  • HD Densities
  • Connectors
  • Spindle Speeds
  • Condition

 

Sell Used CPUs:

  • Processor Model Number(s)
  • Quantity
  • Condition

 

Sell Used Memory:

  • OEM Part Number
  • Mfg Part Number
  • Quantity
  • Condition

 

  1. Take Pictures of the IT equipment you want to sell

This will help show the purchaser what condition the equipment is in. Also, pictures of the product numbers can help verify exactly what the equipment is, ensuring a more accurate valuation and quote.

Your pictures don’t need to be Wired Magazine quality, as long as it is clear enough to read.

Here is great example:

3. Choose an ITAD Vendor

When looking into an ITAD partner to work with, we urge you to consider the following:

  • How much do they charge?
  • What are their data erasure policies and procedures?
  • Do they have references readily available?

You should trust that the ITAD company you choose has your best interests in mind, as they should be helping you to get the most value out of your equipment so they can as well.

Learn more about choosing the ITAD partner that’s right for you

4. Ship your Used IT Equipment

It is always best to use the original packaging when you can. Shipping is an important part of the process, and shipping costs should always be discussed early on. If possible, look for an ITAD vendor that covers the cost of shipping or provides on-site services.

5. Get paid for your used IT equipment!

By this point you should be well on your way to getting paid for your old IT equipment. The ITAD vendor you work with, should have given you an accurate value on your equipment. But you’re probably wondering how long it will take until you get paid. That depends on the ITAD vendor you chose as they all have different payment policies. Some even offer a credit towards upgrading your old equipment, if that’s what your looking to do.

If you want help to sell IT equipment, start by submitting your list of equipment here!

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