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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 Unfortunately, many businesses find themselves dealing with rooms full of outdated and unused computer equipment and mobile devices while they move on to more important things.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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  • What Should Your Business Do with Old Computers or Hard Drives?

    There are many advantages to be gained from using advanced computer and mobile technologies, but the obvious downside is turnover. Within just a few years, the latest devices have become obsolete, and once they’re no longer supported, businesses need to upgrade to newer options that allow them to remain safe and competitive. This, of course, […]

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  • Zeal Center partners to launch computer donation drive and tech training for the Sioux Falls area

     :: ZEAL Center Press Release ::  SIOUX FALLS, SD, August 2019 – A computer technology donation drive supporting Sioux Falls area nonprofits and small businesses is set to launch Monday, November 4, at Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship in Sioux Falls. Potential beneficiaries in need of computer technology can apply online now through the August 30, […]

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  • Self-Made Claims are Not the Same

    According to SERI, the organization behind the R2 certification program, many organizations have recently been advertising their services, touting their use of R2 Certified recyclers. While these companies certainly may offer valuable services, its important to understand the difference between using a company that says they use a certified partner, and a company who is actually certified themselves. […]

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