Three external threats to data center success

Data center maintenance is commonly thought of as an internal process. While a large number of a data center’s success happens indoors, there are certain external events that can deter a data center’s operation.

Here are three environmental threats to data center success:



Temperature changes

During the summer months or other unusually hot times of the year, data […]

By |August 20th, 2015|ITAD, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Three CIO mistakes

CIO and IT directors are constantly faced with duties vital to the success of a company’s operation. CIOs juggle responsibilities on a daily basis that require rapid and intuitive decision-making. While making these decisions, important factors may be overlooked. Here are three mistakes that may be made by CIOs that can result in major damages.



Forgetting […]

The number one rule for successful ITAD

Usually, when thinking of IT asset management, you may think of things such as data security or data management. While these are all important functions of a successful IT management system, the most important component may sometimes be overlooked: compliance.

Making sure your ITAD provider is environmentally compliant is not only a moral obligation, but also […]

HOBI execs speaking at CompTIA ChannelCon 2015

HOBI International, Inc. founders Cathy Hill and Craig Boswell will speak at CompTIA ChannelCon . The conference will be held in Chicago, IL, August 3-5.

Boswell, President of HOBI International, is speaking about making the move to mobile during Monday’s mobility community meeting – Mobile Lifecycle and Recycle Business Opportunities. During this time, Boswell will touch on topics […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Electronics Recycling, ITAD, Mobile, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to launch next month

This weekend, Samsung announced the release of their Galaxy Tab S2, following the release of the Galaxy Tab S last summer. The S2 tablets feature two new display sizes, overall lighter weight and an upgraded SoC.

The devices will run Android 5 Lollipop and Samsung’s latest version of TouchWiz. The S2s will be considerably lighter, weighing […]

By |July 21st, 2015|ITAD, Repair, Tablets, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are Tablets Dead?

Tablet sales are declining and fewer tablets are being shipped, so does that mean the tablet has lost favor in the market?

The key barometer for tablets is the venerable Apple iPad, and we have watched its sales decreased five consecutive quarters. The decline in tablets shipments can be attributed to several factors:

Overall decline in IT […]

By |July 16th, 2015|IT Asset Management, ITAD, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Report estimates major growth for IT asset management

Transparency Market Research issued a report estimating that the global data center security market will grow at an annual rate of 12.6 percent from 2014 to 2022. The market was valued at $4.05 billion in 2013. With this amount of estimated growth, IT management providers can expect a boom in business in the coming years.

The […]

Four Tips for Better IT Asset Management

IT asset management is critical in the development, maintenance and recycling of electronics and the information they may carry. Through proper management and maintenance, companies have opportunities to resale and recycle their IT assets. There are a few tips to make sure you are maximizing the potential of all IT assets before sending them to […]

By |July 7th, 2015|IT Asset Management, ITAD, Uncategorized|2 Comments