Redemtech Joins FCC in Connect to Compete Initiative to Increase Digital Literacy

Redemtech Joins FCC in Connect to Compete Initiative to Enhance Digital Literacy

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 09, 2011

Redemtech, a international leader in IT asset disposition, has joined the Connect to Compete initiative, developed by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski, to boost digital literacy in underserved communities throughout the United States. Redemtech is the selected provider of low-expense, top quality refurbished computers, augmenting broadband access, training and technical help from other Connect to Compete partners.

“We are excited that our low-price Red Rabbitt refurbished computers will enable Connect to Compete participants to get on the web,” said Jill Vaské, Executive Vice President of Redemtech. “This is an chance for American corporations to securely distribute surplus computers by way of Redemtech to American citizens with out compromising their economic returns.”

As North America’s largest Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR), Redemtech will offer good quality, company-grade desktop and laptop name-brand refurbished computers under the Red Rabbitt brand. They will function Windows 7® operating method and Microsoft Office for as low as $ 150 to eligible participants. Comparably equipped refurbished computers have a retail value of a lot more than $ 400. Whether or not a Dell, HP or other name brand, Connect to Compete Red Rabbitt refurbished computers come with:

Microsoft Authorized Refurbished personal computer with minimal Intel Core two Duo processor, 2GB RAM and 80 GB tough drive, DVD player, wireless World wide web card and Ethernet card
Windows 7 Specialist or Windows XP Expert operating technique
Microsoft Workplace Expert 2007 productivity suite
Monitor, new keyboard and mouse (for desktops)
Free shipping and 90-day restricted exchange warranty
Free end-user technical support for 90 days and on the web computer software assistance via Microsoft

All refurbished computers meet the exacting standards of Redemtech’s Red Rabbitt brand for top quality and value. Each and every method is tested and configured to manufacturer specifications and professionally packaged for a “like-new” knowledge out of the box (see brief video).

Connecting Corporate, Government Provide to Meet Demands

With much more than a decade of knowledge in refurbishing and redeploying big volumes of corporate and government computers, Redemtech is uniquely qualified to make sure an abundant, long-term supply of inexpensive computers for Connect to Compete. Every single year, U.S. corporations replace approximately 40 million computers. Most have years of beneficial life remaining, but are stowed away in warehouses and closets or prematurely disposed.

“For big corporations and government agencies, directing surplus computers to Connect to Compete will be a strategic alternative to brokered wholesale that delivers superior value although bolstering sustainability and social responsibility,” said Vaské. “This program offers large enterprises the opportunity to re-channel employed equipment to assistance a wonderful trigger, with out financial risk, while ensuring a extended, productive and life-altering secondary use.”

Redemtech will directly support the Connect to Compete initiative by contributing a portion of its proceeds from the resale of client surplus. Connect to Compete supporters can also make a “gift in kind” by donating surplus equipment to the program via Redemtech’s Significant Good® initiative, which streamlines the donation method for companies, government agencies and other organizations. When corporations fund the refurbishment of donated PCs, they can understand a Giving ROI of $ 5 – $ 7 for every dollar invested, as documented in the Redemtech white paper “Giving: The Most Strategic IT Asset Disposition.” A leading analyst firm wrote last year that “Redemtech Re-writes the Rules on IT Equipment Donation” with Serious Good.

“Our support for Connect to Compete reflects our deep commitment to transforming surplus IT into a greater great,” stated Robert Houghton, Redemtech President. “We are excited to join with the FCC in this essential initiative to support the rest of America get connected, improve digital literacy and increase lives.”

Protecting the Atmosphere with Totally free Takeback

Ensuring correct recycling when equipment reaches the finish of its beneficial life, Redemtech will provide free of charge takeback service for Connect to Compete participants. Every laptop or computer will be labeled with a “Recycle Me Free” decal that consists of a link to the Redemtech web site exactly where users just total an online form to guarantee eligibility. Equipment is picked up and recycled for free. As the initial national e-Stewards® Certified Recycler, Redemtech recycles all computers to the highest standards for environmental protection and global responsibility, which indicates no export of e-waste to creating nations, no e-waste toxins sent to landfills or incinerators, and no use of prison labor.

Participating in Connect to Compete

Organizations searching to channel surplus equipment into this secondary market place or recipients interested in purchasing Red Rabbitt Connect to Compete refurbished computers could get in touch with Redemtech:

Corporations and Government. Give technology to support American Connect to Compete – e-mail us at connect2compete(at)redemtech(dot)com.
Future Connect to Compete participants. E mail us at connect2compete(at)redemtech(dot)com or call 800.378.6897. Give your name and get in touch with data so we can notify you when product is obtainable for buy.

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About Redemtech

Redemtech Technologies Change Management (TCM) services aid organizations increase IT asset utilization and assure regulatory compliance for the duration of technology transitions. Redemtech supplies an outsourced remedy to TCM that uses greatest practices and automated technologies to implement and manage processes for deploying, redeploying and decommissioning computer systems. Redemtech customers can understand a 40 to 70 percent reduction in asset recovery and disposition costs, even though achieving 100 percent warranted data security and environmental compliance assurance. Redemtech is a wholly owned subsidiary of Micro Electronics, 1 of the largest privately held technology companies in the United States. For a lot more info on Redemtech go to

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