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Protect Yourself – Certified Data Erasure Enables Security in Disposal Management Policy

By Markku Willgren, Blancco ITAK V4 I4 Management of information technology (IT) assets is a complex task for any organization and an important effort in controlling IT costs. While maximizing asset use is important in achieving IT budgets, even greater costs are at stake if a company does not create and enforce an asset disposal management policy that protects data, ...

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Electronic Stewardship – Electronics Recycling: Certification is the Silver Bullet

By Robert Houghton, Redemtech ITAK V4 I4 IT professionals have become good environmental and privacy stewards during the past 10 years—on paper. When we founded Redemtech in 1998, customers would often argue for the dumpster as an acceptable disposal strategy. No more.   A decade ago, in more innocent times, few customers were terribly concerned about destroying confidential company data ...

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As Easy as PI – Printer Reduction Across the Enterprise

By Ilan Justh, ITAM & Software Licensing Expert ITAK V4 I3 “…it’s as easy as Pi …”  Well I thought so too when I began this project at least.  As I eventually learned, every project has so many unexpected factors coming into play my Pi became a stew. Set The Stage Let me clear up your confusion and describe my ...

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It’s More Than Disposal – DIscrepency Reporting Delivers Surprising Business Benefits

By Chris Adam, Converge ITAK V4 I2 One of the major challenges of IT asset disposal (ITAD) is maintaining consistent and reliable discrepancy reporting. This allows an organization to ensure that the assets that were on the network are the same assets that are decommissioned, transferred to the ITAD provider for processing, and disposed of properly. If sensitive data is ...

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