3 Key Takeaways from the Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor & Asset Management Summit 2018

Posted by John McLeod on September 12, 2018

The Gartner Summit was held September 5-7, 2018 in Orlando, Florida.

The Sipi Asset Recovery team attended both as a client of Gartner, as well as an exhibitor focused on IT asset management and disposition services. There were a multitude of other vendors that fit to the categories of the summit, but IT asset disposition vendors represented about a third of the total 23 ITAM vendors. Each vendor offered a solution to address the multitude of pain points and opportunities in asset management.

Similarly to past events, Gartner delivers on all forefronts. The logistics were well planned, the content and presenters showed true expertise and the participants and vendors matched the purpose of the event. They had me at Lou Holtz. Who doesn’t love one of the most distinguished, all-American football coaches? Lou captured the essence of working as a collaborative team and prioritizing purposeful and passionate work.

3 key asset management takeaways:

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Topics: Perspectives, Industry and Market News

Why Does Having a Portfolio of Secure Destruction Matter?

Posted by John McLeod on August 28, 2018
When your IT equipment reaches end of life or retirement, what’s the next step in electronic data destruction? How do you protect your customer data or your own data so it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands?

Sipi Asset Recovery is the only ITAD company with the complete portfolio of all four methods of secure data destruction. John McLeod, VP of Sales & Marketing and Eric Dorn, Senior Vice President & General Manager of Sipi Asset Recovery explain the importance of having a trusted partner portfolio of secure destruction.

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Topics: Secure Data Destruction

4 Key Elements for Brand Protection in a High-Tech World

Posted by John McLeod on August 3, 2018

As Warren Buffett once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” This can be especially true today, secure data destruction of end-of-life and re-marketed assets becomes imperative.

A company’s brand is among its most valued and most vulnerable asset in today’s ITAD industry. In fact, reputation-linked losses at public companies have increased by 301 percent over the past five years, according to a study by Steel City Re. When it comes to your brand, extensive measures should be taken to keep the company’s data private and secure.

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Topics: Risk Management, The Asset Lifecycle

An ITAD Partner for End-of-Life Solutions

Posted by Eric Dorn on July 10, 2018

Today is an important day in the evolution of ITAD... More to come at the end of this blog.

As a wrap–up from our blog series throughout this year, this entry is about tying it all together. Whether it’s about defining who a good partner is, to compliance considerations, daily success measurements, and operational best practices, a true ITAD program carries weight to all of these elements.

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle

5 ways Sipi delivers maximum financial value for our ITAD partners

Posted by Bob Adams on April 30, 2018

Show me the money.” We know how crucial it is for your company to recover the best possible value from your asset disposition projects. It’s not enough to simply get the job done – imagine a case where it could not only improve your bottom line, but even uncover hidden value in your assets? 

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle