News & Updates

  • 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 Difference Between an IT Disposal and IT Disposition Company

    Businesses now rely on a vast array of electronics to perform tasks ranging from simple to complex.  It used to be that credit card purchases were verified by carbon copies made on manual imprinting machines.  Today, electronic equipment digitally captures card data stored on magnetic strips or embedded microchips, encrypting it and sending purchase data […]

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  • Getting Value Back on Electronics in Education

    When schools, colleges, universities or other educational institutions consider IT equipment refreshes for the new school year, planning efforts should always include assessing the remarketing or residual value of the current technology assets being used.  Knowing if obsolete or unwanted technology still holds value and understanding the importance of safely and securely selling, disposing or […]

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  • The Most Common Barriers to Effective Electronic Waste Recycling

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that there are laws in place governing how electronics can be disposed of, with most states enacting laws related to which devices (or which parts of devices) must be recycled for safety and environmental protection.  Businesses are particularly liable due to the volume of IT equipment […]

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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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  • Why DIY Asset Disposition is Never Worth the Risk

    Businesses are always looking for ways to reduce costs, minimize waste, and boost the profit margin, and with good reason.  More profit means greater opportunity to grow and increased rewards for the company and its employees. While cost-cutting is typically considered a good thing, there is a fine line between minimizing expenses and cheaping out, […]

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  • 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 business owner, you’re no doubt aware of privacy laws South Dakota and North Dakota companies must follow 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 measures like firewalls, antivirus programs, and password protection designed to […]

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  • How to Keep Your Business Ahead of a Data Breach

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

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