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ITAD And The Circular Economy

ITAD And The Circular Economy

The term “circular economy” is a rather new concept. It’s much more than just a catchphrase – it’s a totally different approach to IT Asset Disposition (ITAD), as well as waste and asset management, that ensures sustainable growth over time. A Circular Economy reduces material use, redesigns materials to be less resource intensive and recaptures “waste” as a resource to manufacture new materials and products.
off-premises. However, the process of migrating data does open up the possibility of key risks and vulnerabilities. For this reason, it is important to have a robust strategy in place for mitigating the cybersecurity risks during cloud migration.

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Cloud Migration and Data Security

Cloud Migration and Data Security

One of the greatest benefits of utilizing cloud-based data centers is that your organization’s data is held securely
off-premises. However, the process of migrating data does open up the possibility of key risks and vulnerabilities. For this reason, it is important to have a robust strategy in place for mitigating the cybersecurity risks during cloud migration.

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What is E-Waste and why is it such a problem?

What is E-Waste and why is it such a problem?

E-waste refers to electronic products that are unwanted, not working and nearing or at the end of their useful life, ie., computers, VCR’s, fax machines, IT servers and racks, and almost anything that has a battery or basic cord. Because many people don’t give much thought to where their e-waste goes, you might not know of any other way to dispose of it other than to simply throw it into the trash, which ultimately ends up in landfills – which is bad for the environment.

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Earth Day

Earth Day

As Earth Day 2022 draws near, let’s take a closer look at how ITAD services can help organizations manage their e-waste correctly.

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Data Center Discovery and Teardown

Data Center Discovery and Teardown

Over the next few years, data center technology spending will unsurprisingly continue to grow. Once your new IT assets arrive, the old ones need to be taken offline and decoupled from the corporate infrastructure. Each data-bearing device must be completely uninstalled, stripped of its network and accounted for.

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End of Life Equipment & Technology Refreshes

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.

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Choosing the best vendor

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. 

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OceanTech will pay you more for your IT assets

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?

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Preparing for the data center of tomorrow

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.

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The cost of upgrading to 5G

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.

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What defines a modern data center?

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.

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