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Beyond the RFP
A Request for Information (RFI) that leads to a Request for Proposal (RFP) is the classic and generally trusted, way to find an ITAD provider who meets your company’s needs. Yet, simply comparing RFP responses lacks the actual proof needed to understand which of the contending providers will indeed be the best fit for your
Chief Financial Officer. It’s a heady title, and we know the responsibility it carries. CFOs are responsible for managing the company’s finances from top to bottom, in fact. However, the role has been evolving in recent years — making the connection between finance and IT stronger than ever. The role of today’s CFO Traditionally, Chief
IT asset box program: essential for your mobile workforce?
Our country has been continuing to move forward amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Through stay-at-home orders and closed offices and stores, workers across many industries continue their hard work. This hasn’t come without sacrifice; for many workers used to “going to the office,” it’s been a major shift. This could be up to half of American
The shift to working from home: why you need ITAD now
The outbreak of COVID-19 — a novel coronavirus — has affected individuals and businesses worldwide. Some of those effects have been unprecedented, including the blows dealt to financial markets and companies of all sizes.
Future of memory technology means more ITAD challenges
Data security is crucial for businesses today — it’s equally important for SMBs all the way up to large enterprise. Furthermore, advancements in memory technology — focused on speed, size, and data density — bring along with them new forms of non-volatile data storage. Protecting our clients’ brands, reputation, and data is core to what
Earlier this year, the Sipi Asset Recovery team attended Data Center World (DCW) in Phoenix, AZ. DCW is the leading conference for data center professionals — and while there — we met personally with many of those who attended. What we noticed were some crystal clear, recurring trends when it comes to the challenges data
Is your secure ITAD provider in it for the long haul?
As we’ve referenced before, the world of IT asset disposition, lifecycle management, and inventory management is constantly on the move. 2018 was a landmark year and 2019 is breezing by with its own set of challenges. Key player leaves the ITAD market However, of all the news in 2019, one recent announcement has left a
In our previous blog, we covered the basics of how quantum computing is changing the outlook for data security — specifically, how it could affect current data security, sanitization, and destruction standards. But how worried should we be? Is the quantum revolution right around the corner? The answers aren’t so clear cut… except for that
Data security is at the forefront of IT asset management and disposition, at every step in the lifecycle. Data must be protected while it’s actively in use as a part of IT inventory all the way to its end-of-life, whether that means remarketing, recycling, or destruction. We’ve talked before about how the ITAD industry (and
What is Data Center World? As the folks at Data Center World (DCW) say themselves: the data center is an integral part of the DNA of any business. IT operations professionals, datacenter facilities directors, executives, and more come to DCW, which is the largest conference specifically designed for those who design, build, and manage data
Being an ITAM superhero is hard. Here’s how we help.
As an IT Asset Manager, you’re fully engaged with boots on the ground. If it’s got an asset tag or a license, chances are you’re responsible for it. Not just in terms of managing the asset from acquisition to disposal, but also forming long term strategies and working across departments. Your role is also becoming
Changes in 2019 for IT equipment leasing organizations
Recently, business development managers and IT remarketing experts from the Sipi Asset Recovery team attended the ELFA Equipment Management Conference in Carlsbad, CA, US. As an exhibitor at the conference, Sipi’s mission was to leverage decades of expertise to manage end-of-lease IT equipment. The 2019 conference was an eye-opening one; there’s changes coming that will
Last year was a turbulent and fast moving one, especially for professionals in the security space. Tightening regulations on data security and compliance as well as new legislation (such as the passing of GDPR) were only part of the shift in landscape. The CISO’s new focus: risk management The role of the information security officer
The Efficiencies of NIST-Compliant Data Sanitization
More isn’t always better, and that can apply to how your company securely disposes of end-of-life data bearing IT assets. This is particularly relevant in reference to how the data is wiped, i.e., sanitized. A little bit of history can explain why the best solution for most companies today has changed.