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  • 10 Things to Avoid When Selling IT Equipment

    Did you know that businesses can sell their used IT equipment to recover some of their value once they’re done with the devices? While this is a great way to bring some money back into your tech budget, there are some pitfalls that you’ll need to avoid. In the end, your best bet is to […]

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  • The Frugal Guide to Buying High-End Refurbished Equipment

    IT equipment — including computers, servers, and more — makes up a considerable portion of any office budget. These assets are often incredibly expensive when they are purchased new, sometimes even prohibitively so. But did you know that your organization could save a large portion of your IT budget by opting to buy refurbished equipment […]

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    E-Waste 101: Reselling, Recycling, and Reusing Responsibly

    In today’s rapidly evolving IT industry, the surge in electronic waste (e-waste) poses a significant concern. As businesses and consumers continuously upgrade devices and components, the decision on what to do with used equipment becomes paramount. Navigating these choices demands expertise, and that’s where an IT asset management company comes in to seamlessly guide you […]

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  • Protecting Your Business: Say No to Landfills for Electronics Disposal

    When it comes to retiring your IT assets, one key consideration is where they end up. Sure, you might be environmentally conscious, but there’s more at stake here than just green initiatives. IT equipment contains valuable recyclable materials, alongside hazardous components that demand responsible disposal. Dumping electronics, including IT equipment, is illegal in many areas, […]

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  • Securing Patient Data: Lessons from Data Breaches for Dakota Healthcare Organizations

    As healthcare organizations navigate the digital landscape, the recent HIPAA Journal report sends a clear signal: data breaches in healthcare are on the rise, and IT execs at Dakota hospitals need to take note. In 2023 alone, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reported a staggering 725 large breaches, surpassing the previous year’s […]

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  • Will My Company Be Held Accountable for a Data Breach?

    Data breaches are one of the largest threats facing businesses today. Every year, millions of users of various services lose the personal information that they entrusted to businesses. These breaches can have serious consequences, especially when they concern financial information. If your business loses customer information that could be used for identity theft, you could […]

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  • Protecting Your Data, Empowering Your People: A Guide to Secure Businesses in the Dakotas

    Protecting Your Data, Empowering Your People: A Guide to Secure Businesses in the Dakotas Ensuring your North Dakota and South Dakota business thrives involves seamless collaboration, clear expectations, and unwavering commitment to data security. That’s where a comprehensive employee handbook becomes your compass, outlining everything from dress code to media relations and, most importantly, electronic […]

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  • Embracing Sustainability: The Right to Repair Revolution

    At SEAM, we’ve always championed environmental responsibility, and the recent endorsement of the right to repair by Google resonates deeply with our commitment to sustainability. In a game-changing move, Google officially threw its weight behind the right to repair movement, advocating for user control over repairs and challenging practices like “parts pairing” used by major […]

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  • Data Erasure: 4 Myths in Today’s Digital World

    Taking data security seriously is an important part of protecting your business, and one of the most critical aspects of data security is handling the end-of-life of your devices properly. You don’t want sensitive data falling into the wrong hands once you’re done with computers, mobile devices, and other assets, but many misconceptions abound regarding […]

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