TITLE

Properly handling end-of-life IT assets

AUTHOR(S)
Zeigler, Jeff
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Network World;12/17/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the ways on how to properly handle end-of-life information technology (IT) assets in the U.S. According to the author, IT department of companies are aware on the need to advance IT infrastructure, however, they are in dilemma on how to dispose obsolete equipment that would not provide any harm and endangers the environment. Companies must follow the 10 questions for a safe and effective asset recovery program, including, automation capabilities needed, capabilities in using all types and ages of IT infrastructure, development of data sanitization procedure, existing destruction potentials, operations performance, documentation skills, integration of value-added documentation, sales channel, reporting system and risk protection.
ACCESSION #
27989222

 

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