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  • Remarket vs. Recycle: How to Decide Which Is Best for Your Old IT Equipment

    When it comes to the disposal of your old IT equipment, there are plenty of good reasons to avoid simply throwing such items in the trash. It’s bad for the environment, for one, but it also poses privacy concerns, and you could even be leaving money on the table. With that being said, remarketing and […]

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  • 4 Steps Companies Can Take to Prepare for the Destruction of Old Data

    Modern businesses not only need a strategy for acquiring new devices but also a plan for properly destroying the data that exists on old ones, and not preparing for the process can have serious consequences for your business. If you’re unsure how to prep your business to get rid of its old data, following these […]

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  • A Breakdown of the Mobile Onsite Shredding Process: What to Expect

    Mobile onsite shredding is one of the most convenient options for businesses in need of shredding large amounts of sensitive data at once; however, many business owners have no idea how to prepare for the process or what to expect once the truck arrives. Understanding how the process works can bring you peace of mind […]

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  • What’s the Difference Between Used and Refurbished?

    Whether you’re in the market to buy or sell electronics, you’ve probably come across the idea of marketing pre-owned merchandise for sale. You may have also realized that there are a few industry-standard terms to describe these items, but what you may not know is that many of these terms have distinct definitions and cannot […]

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  • External Hard Drives: A Guide to Secure Disposal

    External hard drives are useful for providing extra portable storage for business computers, but business owners don’t always know what to do with them when they reach the end of their lifecycle. With that in mind, you need a more secure option than simply throwing or giving them away, and professional secure disposal services can […]

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  • What Can and Can’t Go in Shred Bins?

    Shred bins serve a vital purpose in the data destruction process, as they ensure all documents and electronic media remain secure at all times; however, to maintain consistency in the process and the safety of those conducting the shredding, businesses must follow strict guidelines about what can and cannot be placed in those bins. Educating […]

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  • The Silent Threat of Hidden Data

    In an age of advancing technology, hidden data within our devices has become a growing concern. While we’re mindful of the data that new technology might conceal, it’s equally vital to consider what’s hidden in plain sight. A recent encounter at SEAM Services shed light on this matter when a printer arrived with a forgotten […]

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  • Don’t Let Zombie Devices Drag You Down

    Managing your business’s IT infrastructure is crucial for maintaining efficiency and security. However, there’s a lurking threat that often goes unnoticed: zombie devices. These are the forgotten or unmanaged devices that can haunt your network, causing security vulnerabilities and operational inefficiencies that can drag your business down. Unmasking the Zombie Devices Zombie devices, also known […]

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  • The Real Dangers of Improper Hard Drive Disposal

    In today’s digital age, data is an invaluable asset for businesses. Protecting sensitive information, both during its use and at the end of its lifespan, is crucial. Unfortunately, many companies overlook the importance of proper hard drive disposal, which can lead to devastating consequences. The Immediate Concern: Data Breaches One of the immediate concerns with […]

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