HOBI News of the Week 7/25-7/29

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 7/25-7/29

Apple announces sale of one billionth iPhone

Yesterday morning, Apple announced the sale of its one billionth iPhone. While this news shows the iPhone still remains a popular option among consumers, but iPhone sales have been falling for two consecutive quarters.

Counterfeiting argument continues, […]

Three benefits of using reverse logistics in an IT asset management program

A professional ITAM provider can choose the best plan of action for enterprise devices, including device management, repair and end-of-life services. Once a provider has been chosen, it’s important for enterprise management to understand their processes and how devices will be handled down the road. One way to ensure complete disclosure is by working with […]

National data center energy consumption could reach lowest levels since 2003 within the next five years

A study published by Berkeley National Laboratory indicates United States data center energy consumption could reach an its lowest levels since 2003 within the next five years.

Data center energy consumption has been a popular industry topic within the past decade. Between 2000 and 2005, national data center energy consumption skyrocketed by 90 percent, and […]

HOBI News of the Week 7/11-7/15

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 7/11-7/15

Study indicates school districts are struggling with proper classroom technology integration

A study conducted by Edgenuity indicates a substantial amount of schools around the country are struggling with successful classroom technology integration. This survey interviewed teachers of various grade levels around the country about […]

ISRI issues response to pending SEERA legislation

Billy Johnson, chief lobbyist for ISRI, issued a formal response to the pending the Secure E-Waste and Recycling Act (SEERA) legislation last Friday. SEERA, proposed by the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling (CAER), is currently in the drafting stages and  aims to regulate the exportation of used electronics.

SEERA’s framework aims to forbid the export of […]

Brexit decision raises questions for e-waste recyclers

This week, following the Brexit referendum,  the United Kingdom reached a majority vote to leave the EU. This decision brings questions about changes in legislation as well as export and import difficulties for e-waste recyclers and processors.

With the current issues at hand, nationwide environmental agendas are anticipated to take the back seat. This creates uncertainty […]

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HOBI News of the Week 6/20-6/24

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of June 20-24, 2016

Three common mistakes made by enterprise IT professionals

Enterprise IT is a fast-evolving landscape. With rapid technology releases, shortening device lifecycles and quick changes in budgets, IT leadership is more challenging than ever.

Survey indicates decreasing data center budgets

A survey conducted by the […]

Three checkpoints for enterprises choosing an IT asset manager

Pairing with an IT asset management provider cuts down on the stress of data security, data management, device repairs and end-of-life services. While these are all important functions of a successful enterprise-ITAM provider partnership, the most imperative function of IT asset management may be looked over: compliance.

Pairing with a non-compliant service provider can result in […]