Enticed by the prospect of earning $10,000 in additional profit for your company, data center, or server farm? Achieving such is actually far simpler than you might suspect. In fact, high density computing businesses and data centers that rely on numerous servers are prime candidates for capitalizing on lucrative returns on investment. When it’s time for your data center or company’s IT refresh, it’s time to cash in on selling your flight of excess servers and earn thousands of dollars in the process.
Server Models that Sell
How exactly can earning $10,000 from decommissioned servers become a reality for your company or data center? On the resellers’ market, server price points always depend upon years of use. As a rule, the newer the server, the more likely it is that your server will sell for a higher percentage of its original value. If your server is the most recent generation of its model, you can bet you’ll see a promising return on investment; if your servers are between 2 to 3 years of age, you can expect to see a significantly lower price. If your servers are older than 5 years, unfortunately they’re considered obsolete and won’t be able to yield a sale.
Earning $10,000 by selling your used servers will also depend on their specific brands and models. Like you, buyers are looking for servers from manufacturers known for their reputation of excellence; that’s why at Ex-It Technologies we only purchase servers from leading manufacturers like Dell PowerEdge, HP ProLiant, IBM xSeries, Cisco UCS, and Oracle. Of these servers, Dell and HP comprise our most sought after brands and our highest sellers; if your IT refresh leaves you with a fleet of Dell PowerEdge R900 (fully loaded) servers, you’re in good shape to expect strong returns. Conversely, SUN Oracle servers are slightly more uncommon and may make reaching your $10,000 profit goal a bit more challenging.
In addition to make and model, individual server components are the best signifiers of a server’s value. E5 series Xeon processors can sell for thousands of dollars each (and there can be 2 to 4 in each server), while 2.5″ dual-port drives and SAS drives can also contribute significant value to a server.
However, server values ebb and flow with the market, which is why we’ll provide a specific quote of what your servers will likely sell for based on current market conditions.
Recycling IT Assets
Opportunities for earning don’t just lie with selling excess servers. As an R2 certified asset disposition company, specialize in responsible IT asset recycling as well; this means that in addition to selling servers, we can also recycle your central processing units, hard drives, memory modules and other assets that are too old to be sold as individual components. Let Ex-It Technologies harvest your chip value (we’re currently purchasing failed 1GB memory and above at approximately $30 per pound) or give you cash for your scrapped metal.
In short, earning $10,000 for your decommissioned servers and recycled IT assets is more achievable than you may have thought! With the right fleet of servers and IT assets to recycle, your data center, server farm, or enterprise will be well on its way to earning thousands of dollars in cash in no time. Contact Ex-It Technologies today to request a quote for your IT assets today!