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Our valuations reports for computer products include fair market values, residual value forecasts, vendor discounting reports, and special reports on the use of valuations data in IT financial management.
Fair Market Values (FMV)
Our Fair Market Value (FMV) report provides data for the following categories of equipment: (1) IBM mainframe and midrange hardware and IBM peripherals; (2) Workstations, PCs, and servers from Compaq, Dell, HP, IBM/Lenovo, Lexmark, Okidata, Silicon Graphics, Sony, Sun, and Toshiba; (3) Network Communication gear from Cisco, Bay/Nortel, IBM, Intel, Lucent, and others. Fair Market Values are provided for end-user, wholesale, and orderly liquidation values (OLV) prices.
Residual Value Forecasts (RVF)
This report provides residual value forecasts (RVFs) for the following categories of IT Equipment: desktop computers, laptops, network equipment, printers, servers, storage devices, and other IT equipment. It also includes residual values for other non-IT equipment in the following categories: copiers, material handling equipment (forklifts), mail equipment, medical equipment, test equipment, and miscellaneous equipment such as manufacturing machinery and NC machines. Residual Value Forecasts are provided for five years for end-user, wholesale, and orderly liquidation values (OLV) prices.
Vendor Discount Reports
The largest and best discounts are often only offered to the vendors’ best customers, and buyers may find it difficult to determine whether the discount offered is typical or whether a better deal can be negotiated. The Vendor Discount Report is designed to give procurement personnel, lessors, lessees and departmental manager’s insight and guidance regarding current discount structures on a variety of categories of equipment in the marketplace.
Valuations Special Reports
- Understanding Fair Market and Residual Values in Negotiating Leasing Options
- How to Plan for New Desktop Equipment Acquisitions
- Four Uses for Fair Market Value Data
- How to Negotiate a Computer Lease for Maximum Flexibility
- Choosing Between Solid State Drives and Hard Disk Drives When Upgrading PCs, Laptops
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