The technology boom of the late 20th century created a worldwide transition for consumers. Computers, cell phones, video games — all of these started as groundbreaking ideas that quickly turned into necessities. But the evolution of tech has left an abundance of outdated equipment in its wake. New innovations quickly become obscure and replaced. Technological advancements are remarkable and have changed the way people interact globally. The most important part of the transition, however, is not having the latest upgrade, but understanding how to properly recycle the electronic graveyards that have accumulated in the homes and businesses of millions. In countless technologies including servers, smart phones, hybrid cars, and flat-screen TVs, a number of rare, energy-critical elements are used to help supply the hearts of today's electronics. Most important of [...]
The infographic below outlines some of the commonly reported reasons for a HIPAA violation in 2012. An IT breach, especially one regarding HIPAA violations, can have a serious impact on your business, and CentricsIT can help. From disk destruction and data erasure to responsible recycling and disposal, CentricsIT can help you ensure your data is protected even after your IT assets are retired. 2012 HIPAA Violations: Type of Breach and Number of Instances Theft | 39.1% Loss | 36.3% Unknown | 9.4% Hacking | 8.6% Unauthorized Access | 5.8% Improper disposal | 0.8% Contact CentricsIT today to see how we can help protect you against a costly data breach.
CentricsIT acquires ITAD division of Chicago-based N-1 Technologies and forms CentricsIT Atlanta IT company taking steps to ensure smooth transition ATLANTA, March 25, 2013—CentricsIT, LLC announced Monday its acquisition of N-1 ITAD Services, the IT asset disposal division of N-1 Technologies. Based in Chicago, N-1 ITAD specializes in IT hardware asset disposal, providing complete end-of-life ITAD services to Fortune 1000 companies. CentricsIT, a comprehensive IT hardware and services provider, will absorb the N-1 ITAD business, positioning itself as a major player in the IT asset disposal and destruction, hardware recycling, and IT consignment industries. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Effective immediately, all current and future N-1 ITAD business will be passed to CentricsIT. Current N-1 ITAD customers will receive details describing how the change will affect them, [...]
CentricsIT acquires Atlanta-based solutions provider CoreIT Assets, Inc. Companies join forces to enhance customer experience and provide added value NORCROSS, Ga., June 25, 2012—CentricsIT announced today its acquisition of CoreIT Assets, an Atlanta-based IT solutions provider specializing in computer recycling and the recovery of technology-related assets. The merger brings a number of enhanced resources and services to CoreIT Assets customers, including in-house engineering, a multitude of data center services, and access to a substantially larger inventory of server, storage and networking hardware. CoreIT Assets CEO Todd Unverzagt joins CentricsIT as an Enterprise Storage Specialist, focusing on delivering EMC, Hitachi, Brocade, IBM, and other storage solutions to CentricsIT customers. George Patton, Vice President at CoreIT Assets, will bring his expertise to CentricsIT as an IBM iSeries Specialist. Both new positions are [...]