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.
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…
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in newer technology means investing in your business – you don’t want to lag behind your competitors with your outdated equipment.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.
OceanTech embodies America’s entrepreneurial spirit and the power of perseverance and has reached the pinnacle of success during a time of unprecedented uncertainty.
Large technology companies operate data centers at a scale that’s difficult to imagine, even for those in the industry. New IT assets are what keep these organizations running. On top of the constant need for the latest, cutting-edge hardware, IT leaders in these organizations are keenly aware of the sensitive personal data that will be stored on those assets.
No two companies are exactly alike, so no two companies will have the same motivations to work with an ITAD provider. However, most companies fall into three primary categories: Legal, Ethical/Social, and Economics.
Today we’ll cover the legal reasons for ITAD; the laws that govern privacy and the penalties that follow if you don’t follow them. Most of them will cover data privacy, but there are also environmental laws you should consider.
While ITAD is something you can do in-house, that doesn’t mean you should. There’s a tremendous risk with doing so and your time, talents and resources are likely best spent focusing on your core business while the experts focus on their core business – ITAD