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Servers and computer hardware have a lifespan and become outdated just like many other things we use in our business and personal lives. For business owners and IT, managers running servers and data centers is a crucial part of their operations, and the common thought is that the life of a server lasts three or five years, but the truth is much more complicated.
Usually, servers and data equi...
Have you considered server recycling for your IT Department’s Asset Disposal plan?
It is becoming increasingly essential that organizations work towards reducing sensitive data leaks. Reducing your business' security weak points should be one of your top priorities, and helping out the environment can be a nice side-effect.
While there are many options out there that you can implement to ensure you're building a safer,...
According to recent studies, 67% of companies plan to continue remote work in 2021. In fact, many companies working from home plan to stay remote indefinitely. So, what does this mean for the future of your mobile data security and IT asset disposal (ITAD)?
As a leader in your business, you may be wondering, “How do I securely dispose of sensitive data when it's sitting at a worker’s home? Who do I trust to dispose of it properly?” If th...
Over time as technology companies grow, their hardware takes a backseat to software management and the cloud. The costs for deprecated equipment life cycle management and third-party service companies can sap and drain away at quarterly profits taking away key growth opportunities.
To combat this, a method of dealing with the ‘IT life cycle’ was created: equipment life cycle management. By breaking down the timeline and steps to securing n...
Data breach security is one of the most overlooked parts of corporate IT. Time and again, we hear about large data breaches like hotel giant Marriott losing customer data and lawsuits in the millions to even tens of billions of dollars. In a post-coronavirus world, remote work may provide new opportunities to expose your business to data breaches like these.
Who is the most likely to be affected by these breaches? How do you go about securing ...
Manufacturing in the U.S. has had a long love affair with materials research for efficiency. Production ideologies like Lean Manufacturing have emerged to save Manufacturers time, money, and higher quality products.
The only problem?
Almost no one is taking advantage of their material waste.
Manufacturing Waste Management Is The Goal
Lean Manufacturing is the process of reducing waste in every step of the production cycle. Created by Toyo...
Most people and organizations are well versed in protecting their passwords and not sharing their login accounts with a stranger-- a basic form of Data Security.
Data Destruction, on the other hand, has to do with erasing data or destroying the device to prevent someone from getting access to it. While in the movies, the hero does this to stop the bad guy from using it against them. In the real world, data destruction is what you do when you t...
Table of Contents
What is E-waste?
Why is it important to recycle e-waste?
Is it illegal to throw away electronics?
How to properly recycle electronics
Data Liability and security
How to Prepare your Business Electronics for Recycling
What is e-waste? And how do we dispose of it?
E-waste is electronic products that are unwanted, not working, and nearing or at the end of their “useful life.” Computers, televisions, VC...
It used to be noted that the world generates far too much trash that needs to be disposed of. But these days, a major concern has been something more specific: e-waste. Here are top solutions to E-waste problems.
It’s a numbers game, but a massive one; by 2016, the world started generating about 44.7 million tons of e-waste each year. It’s been estimated that this is the equivalent of sending 125,000 jumbo jets to the trash heap each yea...
Here are simple e-waste facts that you need to know to be a better amateur environmentalist.
The #1 fact you should know is this: virtually 100% of e-waste is recyclable.
Another fact is that there are important environmental and economic benefits of recycling used electronic devices.
Recycling helps us recover the parts that still have value so they can be reused, and prevents thousands of toxic chemicals from seeping into our soil and...