Author Archives: John Sharpe

John Sharpe is Director of Product Management for Iron Mountain’s Data Management business. In this role, he is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for backup, disaster recovery, archiving, and IT asset management. Creating new offerings that will allow organizations to extract more value from their media, whether new or archival, is central to Mr. Sharpe’s work. Mr. Sharpe has over 15 years of experience in engineering, corporate strategy, and product management. He holds a BA in computer science from Boston College and an MBA in finance from Yale.

Check Before You Chuck It: 7 ITAD Mistakes to Avoid

Check Before You Chuck It

Once legacy data has outlived its usefulness, what should you do with it: Repurpose it? Resell it? Recycle it? Destroy it? As it turns out, with IT asset disposal, you may be able to do all of the above. What we’re talking about is e-waste and a lot of it. This includes old computers, computer hardware, printers, fax machines, scanners ...

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Electronics Recycling: Compliance Without Compromise

As the amount of e-waste across the globe continues to grow, secure electronics recycling and disposal is more important than ever. A recent report from United Nations University (UNU) reveals that the planet produced 41.8 million metric tons of e-waste in 2014 — an amount that could fill a line of 18-wheelers more than halfway around the earth. Your organization’s ...

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