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Season Of Goodwill? 5 Crucial Data Sanitisation Questions To Answer Before You Donate Old IT Assets This New Year

The months after Christmas are often a time to have a good clear out. For organisations, upgrading to new IT systems is an excellent opportunity to donate old computers, tablets, and associated hardware to schools or charities, or to sell them on. However, there are a few important considerations to make before pressing go on eBay. 

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How To Make Your IT Asset Disposal Strategy More Sustainable in 2022

Everybody knows that old technology can damage the environment through its inefficient energy use, but could throwing out your old hardware prematurely in favour of greener tech lead to even more environmental problems? Here are the answers to the top 5 sustainability questions of 2022, and how they could affect your IT asset disposal strategy.

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The Importance Of Free Computer Data Destruction In The Protection Of Your Business

Whether you are upgrading your company computers as part of a scheduled refresh or relocating to new commercial premises, you will probably be left with unwanted or non-functional IT hardware.

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How Does Your Company Dispose Of Its Computers?

Like many other pre-built tools, old or unwanted computers can be broken down, recycled and given a new lease of life with different owners, or their raw materials repurposed for other consumer items.

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Where to Turn For Safe & Reliable IT Equipment Recycling In Derbyshire

When your IT equipment reaches its end of life, your business must decide how to dispose of it ethically and safely. With cybercrime surging, unwanted IT assets can be rich pickings for criminals who are intent on manipulating sensitive data stored on laptops, desktops, mobile phones, or servers. Customers’ personal information, such as bank details, addresses, and purchase history, can...

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Everything You Need To Know About IT Asset Disposal

The IT asset disposal process must be handled responsibly to prevent data security breaches and to remain compliant with environmental regulations – and there is no shortage of ‘free IT recycling’ companies willing to help take your disused computer hardware off your hands. However, 'free recycling' is frequently synonymous with refurbishing old equipment for sale in developing world countries...

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Free IT Disposals: What Should You Do With Your Old IT Equipment?

Safe and effective IT equipment disposal is as important now as it's ever been. Prevalent environmental concerns mean responsible disposal of all types of electronic waste, IT equipment included, is being placed under the microscope like never before. However, equally near the top of everyone's priority list is the question of data security.

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How To Choose The Right IT Asset Disposal Company

IT asset disposal is a crucial element of organisational cybersecurity, and when it comes to data protection, it pays to get it right.

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Did You Upgrade Your Hardware In Response To Microsoft Stopping Support For Older Versions Of Office?

Office 365 support and integration for several of its flagship software packages finished from the end of October 2020. Exchange Online, OneDrive and OneDrive Business, and SharePoint Online no longer receive any compatibility updates for old Office software suites.

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The Benefits Of Electronic Waste Recycling

Electronic waste is a serious problem in the UK and worldwide. According to the Global E-Waste Monitor report (2019), the UK produces more waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) than any other country except Norway. And, while the volume has fallen in the UK since 2016, WEEE – from computers and lighting to printers and mobile phones – continues to present a real challenge to...

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6 Hidden Dangers Of Free IT Recycling

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