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Dealing with Data on EOL Hardware

Dealing with Data on EOL Hardware

Ashwin Malik

EOL Hardware (that’s end-of-life hardware) can be a hassle to deal with at best, and a humongous liability at worst. All manner of sensitive corporate and consumer data lie aboard these machines. With great power comes great responsibility, and that means any and all risky, sensitive data must be wiped… Read More »

Repurposed Corporate Computers Grow Indiana’s Future Technology Workforce

Repurposed Corporate Computers Grow Indiana’s Future Technology Workforce

Doug Booth

INDIANAPOLIS, July 11, 2016 – With the help of companies like Interactive Intelligence, out-of-warranty technology is being repurposed by start-up Multiply Technology, and issued back to the Indiana community through small-scale businesses, nonprofits and other organizations in need of low-cost tech solutions. “When a computer goes out-of-warranty or reaches its end-of-life, our… Read More »

How We Help Your Business Support Communities

How We Help Your Business Support Communities

Aaron Padgett

Last week, we discussed the niceties and pitfalls of donating your laptops directly to organizations and individuals that support communities. The complications and work required to prepare your hardware for donation can be time-consuming and counter-productive. However, your heart is still bent on making a positive impact on your local community. How… Read More »

Should My Business Donate Laptops?

Should My Business Donate Laptops?

Aaron Padgett

To donate your outdated, end-of-life hardware to those in need is probably something many in enterprise corporations have thought about at one point or another. It’s great technology going to a great cause; why hesitate? You know you’re giving for the greater good, and you are still multiplying the good left… Read More »

5 Ways to Manage IT Asset Disposition

5 Ways to Manage IT Asset Disposition

Ashwin Malik

End-of-life (EOL) computers and hardware can be a pain, and they can actually drain dollars from your business. For short-handed IT departments, figuring out what to do with old laptops, server gear, and other junk may not be the highest priority, but when it comes to asset disposition, acting sooner… Read More »

3 Ways Old Computers Tax Your Business

3 Ways Old Computers Tax Your Business

Mandy Padgett

Every tool in business has a lifecycle. Your desk chair will eventually lose its spring, launching you backward when you try to sit. You’ll recycle it and buy a new one. Your printer will jam one time too many and one day the paper won’t feed at all, so you’ll… Read More »

Should Your Business Buy or Lease Computer Hardware?

Should Your Business Buy or Lease Computer Hardware?

Aaron Padgett

For your IT department, buying computer hardware outright can be an extremely expensive capital outlay, especially for cash-strapped startups and small businesses looking to build a product first, reap the rewards later. For such businesses, it may make sense to lease your laptops and electronics instead of purchasing. Even for larger, more established… Read More »

The 5 Pillars of Process Iteration

The 5 Pillars of Process Iteration

Doug Booth

Ever wonder what something as simple as iteration can do to an individual? A team? A company? Look no further! Iteration is a constant. Individually, these two words are polar opposites. Iterate (to obtain successively closer approximations to the solution of a problem or to improve a system) implies movement… Read More »

Asset Provisioning? Everything Will Be Alright

Asset Provisioning? Everything Will Be Alright

Janet Schwind

I see the fear in their eyes. I feel their anxiety. Blindly handing over your laptop to be refreshed and just “trusting” that all your data’s going to come back in one piece, well, that takes a lot of faith. As does going on with your workday and all its demands without… Read More »