News & Updates

Year: 2019

  • How to Reduce the Risk of Data Breach from Unwanted IT Equipment

    Like many Sioux Falls, SD businesses, you’re probably pretty excited about upgrading to new computer equipment, but not nearly as motivated to deal with the old stuff. Unfortunately, many businesses find themselves dealing with rooms full of outdated and unused computer equipment and mobile devices while they move on to more important things. This can […]

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  • End of Lease Hard Drive Data Makes Digital Theft Easy

    As a responsible North Dakota business owner, you’re no doubt aware of privacy laws designed to protect consumers. If you accept confidential, personal data from customers, you are required by law to secure it against theft. This starts with preventive measure like firewalls, antivirus programs, and password protection designed to keep hackers out of your […]

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  • How to Keep Your Business Ahead of a Data Breach

    Pundits have long said it’s a matter of when, not if you suffer a data breach. This is a scary situation for any small or midsize North Dakota business to be in. Breaches could cost millions, and you probably don’t have that kind of cash to spare. While preventing a data breach isn’t always possible, […]

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  • What Should Your Business Do with Old Computers or Hard Drives?

    There are so many advantages to be gained from using advanced computer and mobile technologies, but the obvious downside is turnover. Within just a few years, the latest devices have become obsolete, and once they’re no longer supported, you’ll want to upgrade to newer options that allow your Sioux Falls, SD business to remain safe […]

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  • Zeal Center partners to launch computer donation drive and tech training for the Sioux Falls area

     :: ZEAL Center Press Release ::  SIOUX FALLS, SD, August 2019 – A computer technology donation drive supporting Sioux Falls area nonprofits and small businesses is set to launch Monday, November 4, at Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship in Sioux Falls. Potential beneficiaries in need of computer technology can apply online now through the August 30, […]

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  • R2: Self-Made Claims are Not the Same

    According to SERI, the organization behind the R2 certification program, many organizations have recently been advertising their services, touting their use of R2 Certified recyclers. While these companies certainly may offer valuable services, its important to understand the difference between using a company that says they use a certified partner, and a company who is actually certified themselves. […]

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  • 5 Crucial ITAD Elements Every Business Needs

    IT asset disposition, or ITAD, represents the end of the line for your outdated or unusable computer equipment and electronics. Whether your equipment no longer meets your needs, it’s broken down, or you’ve simply decided it’s time to upgrade, you have to take care in how you dispose of it. Protecting your business and your […]

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  • E-Waste Disposal: What You Need to Know

    According to the UNU-IAS Global E-Waste Monitor, 41.8 million metric tons of e-waste was generated on a global scale in 2014, a number predicted to rise to nearby 50 million by 2018. Only a portion of this mountain of equipment and electronics gets recycled, while the rest is sent to landfills. This is unfortunate because […]

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  • Planning for Responsible E-Waste Disposal

    E-waste has become a hot button issue for many companies looking to clean up their corporate image, comply with expanding environmental laws, and do their part for the planet. Everyone knows it is not only unacceptable, but dangerous to dump e-waste, not just because of the harm toxic components do to the environment, but because […]

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