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  • How to Get the Most Out of End of Life IT Equipment

    When businesses are finished using their computer or networking equipment, what to do with it next can be a challenge. To get the most out of your used IT equipment and stay in compliance, follow this checklist: Get Some Value Back to Reduce TCO (Total Cost of Ownership): Value recovery comes in many different forms. […]

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  • How Hard Drive Shredding Can Help You Remain Compliant

    There are all kinds of laws to govern how business is conducted.  There are laws designed to protect the environment, employees, and of course, consumers.  Along those lines, your business will have to comply with a variety of privacy laws meant to protect sensitive consumer data and prevent identity theft. There are privacy laws at […]

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  • Electronics Recycling after the Holidays

    If Santa Claus brought you a bright and shiny new computer, laptop, tablet or cell phone for Christmas, you probably have an old device to get rid of. When it comes to disposing of used electronics, there are a few option in Sioux Falls, but be careful! Follow these tips to safely and securely recycle […]

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  • Quick IT Liquidation Tips for Businesses

    Every business is going to face situations in which some amount of liquidation is necessary.  Maintaining steady cash flow is an essential component in running a successful operation.  While a lot can be done on credit these days, you still need to keep the lights on, so to speak.  At the very least, you have […]

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  • What Type of Electronic Data Destruction Do You Need?

    There’s no denying the importance of strict and thorough data destructions policies and procedures for businesses.  You must comply with federal, state, and local privacy laws designed to protect consumer data, as well as any applicable industry regulations that expand upon these protections, such as HIPAA and FACTA. Of course, these laws are complex and […]

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  • The Basics of the Electronic Shred

    As a business owner, you understand the importance of secure IT asset disposition (ITAD).  You go out of your way to keep confidential customer, employee, and other information secure while in use, with firewalls, antivirus software, password protections, encryption, and more.  However, you also know that you have to take pains to dispose of this […]

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  • Decommissioning in the Workplace — FREE WHITEPAPER

    With data breaches on the rise, securely and effectively decommissioning your company’s IT assets at the end of their lifecycle is essential. For IT Professionals in the Sioux Falls area, especially those in the finance or healthcare industries, a well implemented plan can prevent unauthorized access and create an audit trail for compliance with the […]

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  • America Recycles Day and Business eWaste

    Since opening our doors in 2013, SEAM has partnered with responsible businesses in the Sioux Falls and surrounding area who truly care about how their IT equipment is handled. Not only are our clients concerned about proper management of the hazardous materials inside electronics, they also want to protect their customers to make sure any private […]

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  • Data Wiping and Hard Drive Reformatting: What’s the Difference?

    When you upgrade to new computer equipment and dispose of older models, you may be resigned to simply shredding hard drives and recycling whatever you can.  After all, you want to behave responsibly, protect your company and your customers, and comply with privacy laws and industry regulations regarding data security. What if you didn’t have […]

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