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1 The technology dilemma of today Presented by: Please press space or click your mouse to advance

2 Today every business decision involves technology… –What to buy –When to upgrade –How to increase productivity –Data security –Staying ahead of the competition These are all important issues, but an important one often overlooked is: What do we do with the old technology? Today every business decision involves technology… –What to buy –When to upgrade –How to increase productivity –Data security –Staying ahead of the competition These are all important issues, but an important one often overlooked is: What do we do with the old technology?

3 Logistics Asset Management Asset Recovery Data Security Environmental Disposal Depreciation

4 Keeping track of assets is an intimidating task for larger companies. Tracking is essential financially, strategically and logistically. Large organizations may have many full time staff performing these tasks.

5 Common sense tells us that we should destroy all personal and private information stored in our tech assets before we release them. New laws specifically address this and in some cases may levy heavy fines when privacy is breached. Simply deleting data is not enough!! You must destroy it… Shredding drives is difficult, expensive and time consuming …there are alternatives that would ensure data destruction. Common sense tells us that we should destroy all personal and private information stored in our tech assets before we release them. New laws specifically address this and in some cases may levy heavy fines when privacy is breached. Simply deleting data is not enough!! You must destroy it… Shredding drives is difficult, expensive and time consuming …there are alternatives that would ensure data destruction.

6 It is illegal in most states for companies and corporations to simply throw even one computer CRT in the trash. Monitors and computers have hazardous materials in them 20% of technology is currently recycled It is illegal in most states for companies and corporations to simply throw even one computer CRT in the trash. Monitors and computers have hazardous materials in them 20% of technology is currently recycled

7 How much does it cost to store and maintain your old technology assets? How much does it cost to maintain a current accurate inventory of old technology? How much does it cost when an old hard drive gives your competitors your private corporate information? How much does it cost to store and maintain your old technology assets? How much does it cost to maintain a current accurate inventory of old technology? How much does it cost when an old hard drive gives your competitors your private corporate information?

8 Depreciation of old technology is real. Not only is the depreciation realized financially, it’s usefulness depreciates as well. The longer you hold on to old technology the lower the return and higher the cost Storing it hoping someone will come and buy it is a dream. Depreciation of old technology is real. Not only is the depreciation realized financially, it’s usefulness depreciates as well. The longer you hold on to old technology the lower the return and higher the cost Storing it hoping someone will come and buy it is a dream.

9 Time versus value for Computers and technology As time passes the value decreases while the cost increases

10 Asset Recovery is realizing money from old or idle assets. Technology assets for example loose much value initially, this levels off then begins a downward slope as newer faster more capable technology emerges. There several ways to recover value some ways include; donations, employee purchase, redeployment and outright sales. The problem is always the same… Cost Manpower Storage Security Logistics Turning this… Into this…

11 Security Liabilities Environmental Liabilities Legal Liabilities Security Liabilities Environmental Liabilities Legal Liabilities

12 If you have solved all the other problems associated with asset management, data security and disposal are you prepared to; Those assets?… Inventory Move Palletize Truck or Ship

13 55 Million computers will hit the landfill this year 67% of scrapped computers have private data hidden in them 26% will be stored until total valueless Current trends suggest replacing technology every 1.5 yrs. 55 Million computers will hit the landfill this year 67% of scrapped computers have private data hidden in them 26% will be stored until total valueless Current trends suggest replacing technology every 1.5 yrs.

14 Logistics Who can provide these? Asset Management Asset Recovery Data Security Services Environmental Disposal Environmental Disposal Recommendations

15 Tackle it yourself? Or…

16 Logistics Asset Management Asset Recovery Data Security Services Environmental Disposal Recommendations

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