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HOBI News of the Week 3/16-3/20

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of May 16-20, 2016.

LinkedIn breach compromised 117 million accounts

A data breach at LinkedIn in 2012 compromised up to 117 million user account credentials.

North American educational technology market anticipating substantial growth

Market Research reports the North American  educational technology market is anticipated to grow at a […]

North American educational technology market anticipating substantial growth

Market Research reports the North American  educational technology market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of more than 9 percent within the next five years.

School districts and universities around the country are introducing more e-learning tools in classrooms each year. New device introduction also requires corresponding amounts of support and maintenance to ensure […]

By |May 18th, 2016|IT Asset Management, ITAD, Mobile, Uncategorized|1 Comment

IAITAM Spring ACE 2016 Preview

The annual IAITAM Spring ACE begins Wednesday in New Orleans, LA. HOBI International, Inc. president Craig Boswell will be speaking on the future of the mobile industry and mobile asset managers.
Boswell will lead a session titled “Unsubsidized: How the Changing Payment Landscape For Mobile Devices Affects IT Asset Managers,” on Thursday, May 12 from […]

By |May 10th, 2016|IT Asset Management, ITAD, Mobile, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOBI News of the Week 4/25-4/29

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of April 25-29, 2016.

Intel anticipates a shift towards large-scale computing in data centers

Following the announcement of future plans to cut down on 11 percent of their workforce, Intel explained as much as 80 percent of data centers will switch to “scale computing” processes within […]

Three educational technology implementation challenges and how to navigate them

Educational technology adoption is anticipated to see major growth within the next five years. School districts and universities will need to plan accordingly before implementing new technologies into the classroom, because without proper planning, educational technology implementation can go awry.

Here are three possible pitfalls when not planning for implementation:

Lack of training

Implementing an unfamiliar device in […]

By |April 27th, 2016|Data Erasure, data security, ITAD, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Three educational technology implementation challenges and how to navigate them

ITAD market anticipating substantial growth

MRRSE reports the global IT asset disposition market is anticipated to grow and addditional 7.1 percent from 2016 to 2024, from an initial reported value of $9.9 billion in 2015. The market includes all typical ITAD procedures such as data sanitization, data recovery and end-of-life services for devices.

The overall growth is attributed to an increase […]

By |April 26th, 2016|ITAD, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 cyber security report card ranks enterprise IT and mobile vulnerabilities

Tenable Network Security released its annual cyber security assurance report card last week. This report uses the responses of more than 500 IT professionals in organizations of more than 1,000 employees. Tenable averages responses of the professionals and then “grades” according to cybersecurity issue, industry and country.

Overall, the United States received a B-, with […]

IT spending slowing, but growing in 2016

Worldwide IT spending is estimated to reach $3.54 trillion during 2016, totalling 0.6 percent growth. While this may seem unsubstantial, overall IT spending fell $216 billion, or 5.3 percent, during 2015. IT spending will finally surpass 2014 levels during 2019.

Gartner estimates $1.4 billion will be spent in communications services, $940 billion will be spent in […]

By |February 8th, 2016|IT Asset Management, ITAD, Uncategorized|0 Comments