Allows clients click-of-a-button access to pricing data and comparison tools.
Covers over 100k different products including all major hardware and software vendors.
IDC provides price assurance on key repeatable hardware purchases, including client (PCs, displays, phones, printers)
and server (blades, appliances, drives)
An objective third-party solution, IDC's Fair Market Value service saves corporations time and money when establishing financial terms for used IT hardware acquisitions, end-of-lease purchases, liquidation of IT assets, or analysis related to fair market values. Given the state of the industry and the need to tightly manage costs, Fair Market Value is an invaluable resource for accurate, objective pricing that ensures clients save money. Corporations have demonstrated significant savings and increased confidence by using IDC's Fair Market Value service.
Example: Buyer purchasing at the end of lease schedules
Note: This example is based upon one corporation's end of lease purchase on 1 schedule.
Many corporations have 12-100 separate schedules a year
1) Client provides source material of deal (contracts, invoices, etc.)
2) IDC provides a detailed financial review of the deal - confirming quoting, pricing and discounts identifying discrepancies
3) IDC provides specific guidance on pricing versus your peer group and recommended deal improvements
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