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A trend for computer equipment to be reconditioned instead of replaced is forcing big businesses to rethink their technological infrastructure

We are frequently told to reduce, reuse and recycle, but when it comes to technology, surely businesses need the latest equipment to remain competitive?

Not according to Kevin Towers, managing director at Techbuyer.

“I think the computer industry has taken advantage of a lack of specialist knowledge in the past, and has sold customers some great equipment of which they’re never going to take full advantage,” he says.

Kevin and his team take a different approach. Their clients’ needs are carefully examined, and a solution from Techbuyer’s stock of refurbished and reconditioned computer equipment is put together that delivers the required functionality. The equipment is certified to the highest standards, comes with a three-year warranty, and encompasses anything from a memory stick to a full computer network.

“This is not about selling cheap and making a false economy; we’re about finding long-term solutions,” says Towers. “Uninformed consumers are led by marketing to buy the latest machines but they lose their value quickly. All we do is listen to what our customers really need – and we have the know-how to provide it at a fraction of the cost.”