End of Life Equipment & Technology Refreshes
With millions of electronic devices reaching end of life every year, businesses inevitably question, what to do next? Knowing when to initiate a technology refresh, or finding the asset value recovery ‘sweet spot’, can be very perplexing. The make and model of the asset, market demand, and depreciation rate make a massive impact of determining when it’s best to retire asset and purchase new ones.
Choosing the best vendor
If you let cost and location overshadow other, more important, factors when selecting an ITAD partner, you could pay a high price in the long run. Inadequate sanitization, the accidental release of sensitive data, disappointing resale revenue, out-of-the-box solutions, and lack of transparency each outweighs the benefit of going with a quote that seems too good to be true.
OceanTech will pay you more for your IT assets
Companies should ask themselves regularly: “Which IT assets are regularly idle, used inefficiently or unused? What could we do with them to generate income, reduce costs, improve reputation or reduce risks?” What happens if we look at them as potentially valuable assets that are just waiting to be given new life?
Preparing for the data center of tomorrow
There are many discussions these days on what the modern data center will look like in the future. Discussions include topics on quantum computing, virtual reality, data center sustainability, and business-development opportunities… ranging from data security and sustainability to recycling and supply chain disruption.
The cost of upgrading to 5G
As a tech-hungry nation gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental cost to be reckoned with – a fresh mountain of obsolete gadgets.
What defines a modern data center?
Modern data centers are very different than they were just a short time ago. In this era, data exists and is connected across multiple data centers, the edge, public and private clouds. In this article we will define the standards for data center infrastructure and discuss the evolution from mainframes to cloud applications.
Looming ITAD black swan
While a Black Swan is a surprise at the time it occurs, with the benefit of hindsight, experts usually conclude the event “was bound to happen.”
Naturally, a Black Swan depends on the perspective of the observer…
The importance of managed IT infrastructure
A managed IT infrastructure is the process of managing the components of a company’s information technology. Having appropriate methods in place for the management of the IT infrastructure allows for improved availability and quick solutions for various issues that could arise.
Data Sanitation and Sustainability
ITAD (IT Asset Disposition) providers can dispose of practically any and all of used electronic hardware, including mobile phones, tablets, and laptops. They can also help your company to devise a big picture strategy for disposing of, and tracking, all the equipment involved in running your enterprise.
Is your company making any changes?
Investing in newer technology means investing in your business – you don’t want to lag behind your competitors with your outdated equipment. But your old equipment doesn’t have to become e-waste because we will recycle it for you efficiently and in an environmentally responsible way.
Tough Times Don’t Last Tough Teams Do
Have you noticed that lately every company, whether big or small, is coming up with excuses about the labor shortage and how they can’t do their jobs or fulfill their services? However, OceanTech has managed to serve our clients anytime they called us – even during the height of the pandemic with critical supply chain disruptions.
How ITAD can help with Data Center challenges
Operating a data center is more complicated than it looks. However, there are five data center pain points that partnering with the right IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) partner can address. Here are some of the challenges facing the data center industry and the best practices of how to deal with them.