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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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in newer technology means investing in your business – you don’t want to lag behind your competitors with your outdated equipment.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.
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.
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.
Last month we discussed the legal reasons for ITAD. Just because you’re legally required, and it’s the right thing to do, doesn’t mean that you necessarily want to start doing things the ITAD way. But maybe – just maybe – it’s in your best interest.