Environmental

  • Bad Data Center Configuration Leads to Extreme Waste Problem

    With the growth of online operations and digital data storage, data centers have become a necessity of modern existence. As with any new industry, there are bound to be growing pains, and environmental concerns are certainly among them. Just think back to the rampant pollution of the industrial revolution. People wanted the conveniences new power […]

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  • What Should You be Doing with Old Computers and Hard Drives?

    The turnover on digital devices for the average company can be astronomical.  Even with a solid plan in place for upgrading technology at a reasonable pace, you may have no choice but to do minor upgrades regularly and major overhauls of equipment every few years if you want to remain competitive. This can leave you […]

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  • Information Security Risks: How Many Can You Spot in the Workplace?

    If asked about data security in your office, you might be inclined to talk about your robust firewall, antivirus software, password protection protocols, encryption, and even network maintenance and monitoring.  Unfortunately, a simple review of your office setting could reveal some glaring gaps when it comes to information security. If you’re unaware of risk factors […]

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  • Help the Environment by Selling Your Used IT Equipment

    As a responsible business owner, you naturally want to do your best to protect the interests of your customers, as well as your company. This means taking pains to live up to standards for privacy protection. Privacy laws exist to ensure that the confidential information your customers entrust to you is kept safe from cyber […]

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  • Best Practices for Disposing of Old Computers and Other Company Hardware

    Doing away with computer equipment is not the same as upgrading office furnishings or purchasing new office supplies.  You can’t just throw out the old stuff when you replace it with newer models.  This is because computer hardware contains sensitive data that could compromise the privacy of customers, employees, partners, and more if it falls […]

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  • Industry Wide e-Plastics Crisis

    Plastics from recycled electronics have always been a difficult material to manage. With low oil prices and environmental challenges concerning flame retardants, domestic companies often choose to make new products from virgin resins instead of recycled plastics. This means most of the companies who specialize in the recovery and manufacturing of “e-plastics” overseas and leaves minimal domestic […]

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  • The Basics of Computer Recycling

    We live in a world dominated by electronics.  The next time you’re in a restaurant, take note of how many people have their faces buried in their phones (you may have to look up from your own).  The result of our obsession with technology is that we’re not only surrounded by monitors, mobile devices, and […]

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  • Managing eWaste at Rental Properties

    TVs and electronics become outdated faster than anything else. With people wanting the newest and best, the ‘old’ electronics often get left behind. Property managers in Sioux Falls have to deal with tenants leaving behind everything from Stereos and Speakers, to Televisions and Computers, to Monitors and Microwaves, and everything in between. When it comes to electronic […]

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  • Why IT Asset Disposition is Crucial for Your Business

    Every business has to prioritize tasks and spending, and the bottom line is to make money, which naturally places the priority on tasks that lead to this end. However, making money isn’t enough. You also have to avoid losing money, and this means putting protections in place that safeguard your company against a variety of […]

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