Changes in 2019 for IT equipment leasing organizations

Posted by Carol Judson on March 12, 2019

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 affect leasing organizations in some big ways. Here’s the lowdown from Sipi experts.

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle, Industry and Market News

2018 Industry Highlights, and What's In Store for 2019

Posted by John McLeod on December 18, 2018

The year 2018 is a landmark year -- not only for Sipi Asset Recovery, but for our entire industry -- as well as all facets of data security. The market for IT asset disposition is gaining strength and has become more of a core focus than ever before. Many factors have driven this and will continue to drive this trend.

What drove our industry in 2018

Technological advancements in data storage are forever altering the playing field, and

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Topics: What's New in ITAD, Industry and Market News, Perspectives

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: Industry and Market News, Perspectives

What U.S. companies need to know about the GDPR

Posted by Sipi Asset Recovery on October 25, 2017

In a globally connected business environment, even the most routine decisions made by regulatory authorities halfway around the world can have drastic impacts right here at home. With the rollout of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, this fact will become even more apparent, as American companies who conduct business in Europe scramble to meet the compliance deadline of May 25, 2018.

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Topics: Industry and Market News

Data breaches in healthcare increasingly common

Posted by Sipi Asset Recovery on October 11, 2017

If it seems like news headlines lately are clogged with stories related to data breaches in the healthcare industry, it's not because you are seeing double. Hospitals, insurance providers and doctor's offices are scrambling to adopt secure IT asset disposal practices, but it's not clear if they have yet been able to stem the tide of attacks.

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Topics: Industry and Market News