IT Advisory Tools
SmartIndex is an invaluable, customized, third-party, objective price
benchmarking service designed to ensure that buyers will maintain competitive
pricing both at the beginning and over the course of their contract with
their IT suppliers. This solution focuses on your organization's specific
system configurations, thus providing you with the most accurate and
relevant competitive pricing benchmark. Buyers save thousands to millions
of dollars by ensuring your agreed-upon discount level today will be
maintained and honored throughout the length of the contract. We save
money for every one of our clients! Can you afford not to see how IDC
can save you money on your next IT hardware purchase?
SmartIndex is the only:
- Objective, third-party price benchmarking service
- Accepted service by all major suppliers
- Worldwide Industry Standard
With IDC's SmartIndex:
Without IDC's SmartIndex:
- Buyers lock in a consistently competitive price.
- Buyers guarantee long-term savings by embedding SmartIndex in supplier
- SmartIndex reduces the need for costly RFPs, saving buyers even more.
- Buyers give up control, leaving money on the table.
- Initial aggressive pricing erodes over time.
- Buyers may even pay above market price when they're not tied to a competitive
Looking for an objective third-party price benchmarking service?
IDC's model is unique because it is the only objective
third-party competitive price benchmark in the industry today. It's accepted
by all the major suppliers, including Dell, IBM, Toshiba, and others.
With SmartIndex, you can tie your pricing to a competitive model instead
of relying solely on your preferred supplier for quotes. This service will
keep your price competitive!
Want to compare your price position with your peer group's?
IDC has helped hundreds of companies, both large and
small, save thousands to millions of dollars. Our work with such an extensive
field of companies enables us to provide accurate insights into the accomplishments
of firms both within and beyond your peer group. Knowledge of best practices,
along with peer insights, gives you control throughout the negotiating process,
allowing you to obtain substantial savings.
In the middle of a contract review or a request for proposal (RFP)?
IDC's SmartIndex can have the most significant impact
when you're in the middle of a contract review or at the RFP stage. IDC will
advise you on the best approach to achieve long-term savings. Moreover, including
our SmartIndex methodology in your contractual agreements allows you to lock
in these savings.
Feel you're already getting aggressive pricing?
Great! However, IDC's SmartIndex service will help lock
in that aggressive price to ensure you receive best pricing for the long haul.
Many companies receive great introductory pricing, only to have those dollars
erode over time. IDC's SmartIndex service has saved money for every one of
Learn how you can be saving on every IT hardware purchase
you make. To set up an appointment, contact Chris Murphy at 508.935.4134