Compliance

  • Asset Recovery: 3 Factors to Consider

    When it comes to IT asset disposition, or ITAD, you might think that your only option is to shred and recycle hard drives and devices containing confidential customer information.  While this is generally considered the best way to comply with environmental and consumer privacy laws, you could also consider asset recovery as an alternative. Asset […]

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  • 5 ITAD Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

    IT asset disposition, or ITAD, is something that many companies don’t pay much attention to.  It makes sense that you’d be more concerned with the acquisition of modern equipment that helps you get the job done, rather than the fate of outdated e-waste.  After all, the show must go on. The problem is that your […]

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  • Helpful Tips when Buying Quality Used Computers and IT Equipment

    If you own and operate a tech company, chances are you need to stay pretty up-to-date with the latest technologies.  The same is not true for every business, though, and many do just fine without paying top dollar to upgrade annually, or to buy the newest equipment when they do have to update systems. If […]

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  • Windows 7 End of Life

    It is the end of an era.  Windows 7, arguably the best Windows OS ever created, is finally on the way out, with extended support set to expire in just a few short months. Although mainstream support for the software actually ended in January of 2015, with Windows 10  launching later that year, any and […]

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  • The Most Common Signs You Need Help with IT Asset Disposition

    Proper disposal of e-waste is an important part of any business operation these days for companies that want to remain compliant with environmental laws, but you have to take extra care with any IT equipment and devices that store data so you can also comply with consumer privacy laws.  In short, you have to engage […]

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  • Checklist for Schools: Equipment Recycling & Resale

    Tips for Retiring, Recycling and Reselling School Computer Equipment In order to protect students and staff, schools must comply with privacy laws like the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). This means finding a responsible and secure solution when it’s time to replace outdated school computers and equipment. Using a responsible data security and […]

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

    There are 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, businesses need to upgrade to newer options that allow them to remain safe and competitive. This, of course, […]

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  • 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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