News & Updates

  • 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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  • Is My Data is Safe?

    How do I know if my data is truly safe when I recycle my computer? This question is a very important one to ask when you recycle your computer or any data-bearing electronic device. Often times, people do not do their research on the electronics recycling process where they are bringing their old electronics and […]

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  • SEAM Sponsoring Co-Ed Breaker Day

    On Saturday December 2, 2017 SEAM will be helping CybHer and Code Bootcamp demystify how electronics and appliances work at their first Co-Ed Breaker Day event in Madison, SD. Students in fifth through 10th grades and their parents are invited to explore and take apart electronics like computers, keyboards, printers, electronic toys and other items […]

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  • How to Secure End of Life Equipment

    Security risks do not go away when you turn off the computer. Even if you think there is no sensitive data on a device or hard drive, are you willing to bet your business on that? To prevent severe financial, legal and reputational consequences, your business must protect your electronic devices when they come off the […]

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  • Where to recycle electronics in Sioux Falls?

    9.4 million tons are thrown away every year in America alone, and only 12.5% of e-waste is recycled! That’s a LOT of waste – if electronics end up in the landfill, harmful toxins like lead and mercury can leach into the groundwater and we lose all of those precious metals that could have been reused. […]

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  • How to Recycle Light Bulbs in Sioux Falls

    Compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) often used for streetlights, floodlights, parking lots, and industrial lighting, can be recycled at SEAM in Sioux Falls. Residents may also recycle their bulbs at the Sioux Falls HHW facility. Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), these lamps are classified as hazardous waste and cannot just be thrown in the […]

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  • How to Plan for IT Equipment Decommissioning

    All computer equipment becomes outdated at some point in its life-cycle. Planning ahead for the decommissioning, replacement and re-marketing of your obsolete IT assets is a necessary step to avoid unexpected risks. When you are approaching this phase in your IT asset management (ITAM) process, it’s time to make a plan for IT Asset Disposition […]

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  • Understanding Financial Regulations with ITAD

    The world of financial services and banking regulation is daunting. Organizations must ensure appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards are taken to prevent unauthorized disclosures of both personally identifiable information (PII) and non-public information (NPI), whether or not it appears to be sensitive or confidential. With traditional focus on network security and encryption to keep […]

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