News & Updates

  • Data Security 101

    How Company Policy, ITAM, and ITAD Work Together to Keep You Secure. Data security is a real and expensive threat that exists for all industries that manipulate or store data. The 2017 Ponemon Institute Study cites data breaches now cost US businesses an average of $7 million. These breaches are often accompanied by regulatory actions and […]

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  • Are you Following the Right Destruction Standard?

    You may have heard of the Department of Defense 5220.22-M standard when it comes to hard drive shredding or wiping, but did you know this standard has actually become obsolete?  The Outdated DoD Standard. Although outdated, the DoD 5220.22-M standard is still referenced by many vendors and customers in the industry. Published by the National Industrial Security […]

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  • What is Revenue Sharing?

    When organizations are finished using their IT equipment, there is no reason to let it go to waste. By reselling used electronics, businesses are able to recover operating capital and reduce the total cost of ownership of their devices. Without internal resources or expertise to resell their own computer equipment, businesses might sell to the […]

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  • When is my Equipment Obsolete?

    Every few months, operating system updates are being rolled out. In the past, these updates were only released every 3-4 years and just a percentage of users would upgrade due to the cost and overall hassle. Today, these updates must be installed immediately to ensure data security. If an update or patch is missed, it […]

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  • Security Threats: Through the Back Door

    When technology expires it’s easy to shut down the device and think the risk is gone. The reality is, a new type of threat begins: Physical Security. Securing equipment against physical intruders seems like one of the easiest ways to protect company data. However, it’s usually one of the most overlooked steps at the disposal […]

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  • And the Winner is…

    We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our customer survey and helped make our holiday giveaway a success! And a special congratulations to Dan Westphalen, the winner of the $100 Visa Gift Card.  If you missed out on the contest, you can still give us your feedback! Follow this […]

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  • Hard Drive Wiping: Good Enough?

    When hard drives are ready for disposal, businesses need to have a proven data destruction plan that is safe, efficient, and, most importantly, effective. Many companies wonder if hard drive wiping is really “good enough” when it comes to data destruction. This is a fair question. With data-recovery technology more advanced than ever before, companies […]

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  • Control Through the End

    If IT equipment is not controlled, it can easily put you out of business. From the point of purchase all the way through the end of life recycling or resale, data-bearing assets need to be tightly controlled to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands. A proper IT Asset Management plan should include complete procedures […]

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  • SEAM Customer Survey

    As a thank you for your time, you will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 visa gift card! Please take this short, 5 question survey to give us your feedback. Complete the survey by midnight, Friday December 22nd to be entered into the drawing. The winner will be notified on Tuesday, December 26th. […]

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