Ingram Micro U.K. & Ireland has entered into a partnership with T1A (Tier1 Asset), which will launch an entire new category at Ingram Micro; Refurbished Computers. Ingram Micro also claims to be the first distributor in the UK to offer refurbished computers to resellers.
T1A is a Europe-based reburbisher with more than 20 years' experience in the channel. The company comments that it takes great pride in its strict grading policy, and is Blancco Certified Gold Partner and Microsoft authorised refurbisher.
Prior to any sales, its products go through a rigorous 20-step testing process to make sure customers receive 100% fully functioning products with zero to minimal signs of usage. T1A also offers certified data erasure using Blancco on site and at its facilities, providing environmentally sound disposal of used equipment, and is running and controlling all processes by a unique tailored Nvision Software system. All processes and products are scanned and auditable at any time.
Mike Farrah – Senior Director of Sales and Vendor Management at Ingram Micro commented: "We are excited to be partnering with T1A to help address our customers requirement for affordable, high quality devices. This is a complimentary addition to our portfolio of vendors and products which allows us to address demand from both our reseller partners and end-users".
Ingram Micro resellers receive: Stress Free Computing: 24-Month Warranty as Standard; a 30-Days Trial Period; All Computers go through a rigorous 20-step process and are recycled to the highest standard; Current technology for a fraction of the price compared with new.
Lars Røhmann – Sales Director for T1A commented: "As a leading European refurbisher, we are proud to announce our new partnership with the world's largest IT Distributor, Ingram Micro. By entering this category, Ingram Micro are sending a clear signal to the industry that they will take an active part in distributing upcycled products.
As a leading Circular Economy company in Europe, our goal is to reduce the environmental impact on a global level and give our partners and end-users the opportunity to choose an environmentally friendly solution by buying refurbished top-quality IT products. The partnership with Ingram Micro will give us a step in the right direction and seriously contribute to reduce the UK's environmental IT waste. We are very much looking forward to working closely with Ingram Micro on promoting and distributing top refurbished quality desktops and laptops."