Below is a recap of HOBI’s weekly blog reports including back to school technology navigation, Apple’s new security tech update, the 2021 ITAD Summit, and tips on data center decommissioning.
Navigating The Post-Pandemic Technology Demand in Education
Returning to a classroom setting requires an adjustment period, especially with increased and unique technology demands in classrooms. Pre-Covid, students could share hardware such as tablets or Chromebooks without concern, but in the midst of a global pandemic educational technology is more important than ever. Increased demand for more technology in classrooms results in schools facing new technological issues. Here are some tips to navigate the new school year and ensure a smooth transition back to the classroom.
ITAD 2021 – Tips on Choosing an ITAD Provider
The ITAD Summit’s annual trade show/conference is a great opportunity to network with industry experts and find an ITAD vendor that best suits your company. In a technology driven world, it is becoming increasingly more important to find a safe, environmentally friendly method to dispose of electronic waste. IT asset disposition is one of the most important decisions you can make for your company, but tends to be the last thing considered. E-waste recycling companies have never been more important, but how do you choose which company is right for you? Here are some things to consider when choosing who provides ITAD services for your hardware.
New Apple Security Tech – Helpful, or Intrusive?
For years customers have entrusted Apple with their mobile privacy, but an announcement has customers worried that may no longer be the case. Apple announced a plan to prevent CSAM (child sexual abuse material) by scanning iPhones for images that may contain evidence of sexual abuse of children. Apple, with the help of safety experts, has developed several new features that help prevent the spreading of sexual content involving children. According to the company’s website, the new child safety measures will be implemented in three areas.
How to Make Decommissioning Your Data Center Easier
The larger the organizational footprint, the more challenging a cloud mitigation will be. Provided are a few tips to help make decommissioning your data center a little easier. Most companies underestimate the time and expense of moving to the cloud. During the transition, organizations can often incur costs from having to maintain both a cloud infrastructure and service stack as well as their legacy, on-premise stack, which can add an additional 20-25 percent to the cost. Therefore, it pays to maximize the time spent in this transitional state. Check out the tips below that will help ensure your enterprise makes a smooth and cost-effective migration to cloud computing.