Data Slayer Blog

Explore our blog for expert insights, best practices, and industry news. Maximize value and minimize risk while responsibly disposing of your IT assets.

Blog January 26, 2024

How to select a data destruction provider (a checklist)

Checklist for Selecting a Gold-Standard Data Destruction Provider

Blog January 24, 2024

Three Key Reasons Why Your Business Needs ITAD Services

When it comes to outdated IT equipment, many businesses are left wondering how to properly dispose of it. That’s where IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) services come in. These specialized services securely and responsibly dispose of your company’s retired IT equipment, ensuring that sensitive data is completely inaccessible and that you remain compliant with regulations. Here are three key reasons why your company needs ITAD services.

Blog January 11, 2024

How to Safeguard Your Data to Prevent a Data Breach

Improperly disposing of equipment can lead to costly data breaches. Don’t risk the loss of sensitive customer information. Safeguard your data and save money by using an IT asset disposition (ITAD) company to degauss and shred your hard drives.

Blog January 8, 2024

Legal Aspects of Hard Drive Destruction

Compliance with relevant laws is essential when discarding unwanted hard drives that carry sensitive information. Security breaches, resulting from either malicious cyber-attacks or improperly destroyed storage devices, can lead to data loss incidents. To protect the confidential information of customers or employees, businesses must understand the legal requirements for proper hard drive destruction.

Blog January 8, 2024

What is a Certificate of Destruction & How Do You Obtain One?

A Certificate of Destruction (COD) is a document containing confirmation that your sensitive and confidential data stored on hard drives has been destroyed.

Blog December 16, 2023

What’s Your Action Plan for 2024’s Data Center Decommissions?

There are various reasons why your data center may go through some sort of decommission (entirely or partially). And as we enter 2024, it is likely on your list of initiatives to tackle, whether it be from a cost–savings perspective to improve your bottom line or your company’s business model has shifted. As a result, these changes are affecting how your equipment is housed. Some examples are – you might be moving equipment over to a colocation service, you are consolidating to one location, cloud services are replacing your devices or you are replacing old equipment with new.

Blog June 30, 2023

The Business Benefits of Managed Services

In today’s competitive business landscape, companies must focus on their core competencies to stay ahead of the competition. However, managing IT infrastructure can be a major distraction that diverts resources from strategic initiatives. This is where managed services come in.