In the past, we’ve admittedly focused primarily on the “challenges” associated with data center IT asset disposition compared to corporate ITAD. This has included the following viewpoints: Very few companies seek out and use a specialized IT asset disposition solution for data center decommissioning despite the rationale that using a “general ITAD” solution is akin […]
Baseball and cricket. Two seemingly similar bat-and-ball games with a common objective: to score runs while preventing the other team from doing the same. However, the two games bear quite a few differences the closer you look at them: the fields on which they are played, the equipment used to play the games and the […]
When it comes to IT asset disposition (ITAD), or the process of recovering and safely disposing of obsolete or unwanted IT equipment and business technology, in theory data center decommissioning should be no different than decommissioning any other type of enterprise IT asset.
Whenever we think of best practices for any procedure, let alone one that is used to protect sensitive hard drive data from unauthorized access, there are two fundamental elements that validate the procedure: Metrics Check and balances Every Certified Six Sigma Black Belt I know would jump at any opportunity to rant why a procedure […]