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Surface as a Service

Westcoast are able to offer your customers the ability to purchase the latest Surface technology in a way that's convenient for them. Surface as a Service from Westcoast gives you as much flexibility as possible so you can go out and win that next Surface deal.

Surface Bundles

Here are just some of the Surface bundles you and your customers can utilise.

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Here are some of the resources we currently have available to help you when talking to your customers about Surface as a Service.

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Westcoast Financial Services

Westcoast Financial Services isn't about just providing one solutions, but providing a solution that caters for yours and your customers needs.
Here our 7 main finance options for you to choose from when purchasing Microsoft Surface.

Trade In Legacy Technology

Trade In Legacy Technology

Trade in disposal technology and data wipe services along with valuation of legacy technology to assist in the move to new platforms. If legacy technology has value, that capital can be leveraged to reduce the cost of moving to your new platform, or simply used to invest elsewhere.

Trade in can help avoid risk of data loss and ensure WEEE regulations are met, whilst also occasionally supporting a reduced cost of new technology adoption. When discussing finance of your next solution, simply provide the make, model, spec and age of your current technology, this will then be reviewed as part of the new deployment structure and strategy.

Aligning cost of investment to return on investment (ROI)

Aligning cost of investment to return on investment (ROI)

Structured finance to allow customers payments to increase as they receive a return on investment relating to the deployment of new technology. This is a guaranteed way of ensuring no impact on the cash flow of the business and obtaining technology with a true ROI which is very much aligned to deployment costs. What customers expect as cost efficiencies both from reduced maintenance, increased efficiencies and reduced carbon footprint in a business can more often than not, offset the cost of deployment of new technology.

Avoid managing aged IT estate for which maintenance costs erode budget

Avoid managing aged IT estate for which maintenance costs erode budget

Align IT to its lifecycle, avoiding obsolescence and maintenance costs. Costs of managing old technology can be exhausting for all companies and public sector customers who use technology day to day. The costs of downtime, inefficient legacy technology and the costs of user experience can dramatically impact any customer. With the latest technology on a defined refresh cycle, you are assured to have the latest and most efficient IT which in turn decreases downtime, increases productivity while ensuring the user experience is unhindered – retaining and attracting new talent.

Overcome budgeting constraints which only allow for immediate requirements

Overcome budgeting constraints which only allow for immediate requirements

Customers frequently have restrictive budgets due to costs of managing old technologies and looking only to the short term requirements. Customers can future proof their business by accelerating years 2,3,4,5 budget into year 1. A potential 400% increase in spend power will enable customers to obtain the technology required to meet business goals as opposed to allowing current budget to dictate technology investment levels.

Customers Pay nothing for 90 or 180 days

Customers Pay nothing for 90 or 180 days

If a customer is looking at transitioning between platforms there may be a requirement to dual test systems or a desire to avoid outlay in the near future. Work with WFS to align your initial expense on a project to go live or desired first payment date - simply spread costs over 1-5 years and pay nothing for 90 or 180 days.

Unlock capital tied up in purchased assets in the last 90 days:

Unlock capital tied up in purchased assets in the last 90 days:

Customers sometimes decide to purchase equipment outright because at that point in time cash flow was strong – we all know things can change and customers are sometimes keen to find ways to unlock capital invested in assets. Via a sale and leaseback mechanism and other refinancing solutions, we are able to help inject cash in your business today for assets you invested in yesterday. Minimum transaction size £50,000 excluding VAT.

Pay as you deploy and retire technology:

Pay as you deploy and retire technology:

As customers deploy new technology solutions, it is important to ensure a predicable cost but also to align the cost to rollout phases where applicable. We are able to help customers by aligning the payments to a fixed deployment strategy. And when pay as you grow models are not enough, where requested, we can build investment models allowing customers to reduce their deployed technology should situations change, allowing an element of flex down in the commitment to the technology – minimum transaction size £50,000 excluding VAT.

Why Westcoast For Financial Services?

There are many reasons to choose Westcoast as a financial services provider for you and your customers. Here are just a few reasons.

It's your sale so we'll pay you up front

It's your sale so we'll pay you up front
We will pay you in full on deployment of technology.

We don't just cover the UK

We don't just cover the UK
We facilitate multi region finance options, spanning over 50 countries.

It's not a one size fits all approach

It's not a one size fits all approach
We understand that one size does not always fit all, which is why we see different lifecycle approaches to assets - we will not limit the end users financing terms and we will support from 1 to 5-year terms.

There are a range of finance options to choose from

There are a range of finance options to choose from
At Westcoast Financial Services, we will allow customers to have more flexibility in their IT estate, enabling options to flex up but also flex down in the estate. Minimum qualifying criteria apply.

We know data is sensitive, especially if trading in

We know data is sensitive, especially if trading in
Westcoast Financial services will support trade in on current devices and will include controls in line with WEEE regulations and data handling regulations. We either release value for the end user or dispose of the assets for the customer.

It's not invitation only

It's not invitation only
We strongly believe in servicing all our customers and will not restrict offering financing solutions. We will support your opportunity no matter how large or small.

For more information on Westcoast’s Surface as a Service options contact surface@westcoast.co.uk

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