Eric Dorn

Eric Dorn
Eric Dorn is the Senior Vice President & General Manager at Sipi Asset Recovery. He has over 20 years of experience in the ITAD industry and has lead our team forward from the very beginning. His guidance and team building have helped grow our organization into a diverse multi-national leader -- that provides best in class services to IT enterprises around the world. Eric is constantly brainstorming new ways to deliver on Sipi Asset Recovery's mission -- to provide the most comprehensive and highest quality environmental and data risk services to businesses worldwide.
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Is your secure ITAD provider in it for the long haul?

Posted by Eric Dorn on July 30, 2019

As we’ve referenced before, the world of IT asset disposition, lifecycle management, and inventory management is constantly on the move. 2018 was a landmark year and 2019 is breezing by with its own set of challenges.

Key player leaves the ITAD market

However, of all the news in 2019, one recent announcement has left a mark: Arrow Electronics’ departure from the ITAD industry. As industry colleagues, we sympathize with the employees and their families that find themselves in vulnerable situations due to the closing. As competitor vendors in our field there has been buzzing over the news — many are shocked — plus there’s been much speculation and analysis over exactly why this came to be.

What really stands out to us at Sipi are two specific factors that have been mentioned:

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Topics: Industry and Market News, Perspectives

Data security and quantum computing: Part 2

Posted by Eric Dorn on July 23, 2019

In our previous blog, we covered the basics of how quantum computing is changing the outlook for data security — specifically, how it could affect current data security, sanitization, and destruction standards. But how worried should we be? Is the quantum revolution right around the corner? The answers aren’t so clear cut… except for that preparing now has been determined essential. (This blog builds upon the previous – link here if you need to get caught up.)

Will quantum computers be able to crack today’s encryption?

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Topics: What's New in ITAD, Industry and Market News, Secure Data Destruction, Data Security

Data security and quantum computing: Part 1

Posted by Eric Dorn on July 2, 2019

Data security is at the forefront of IT asset management and disposition, at every step in the lifecycle. Data must be protected while it’s actively in use as a part of IT inventory all the way to its end-of-life, whether that means remarketing, recycling, or destruction. We’ve talked before about how the ITAD industry (and the IT asset industry in general) is in a state of constant change. 2019 is no different and is already likely to usher in new standards for data sanitization and the first wave of high-capacity drives in mainstream use.

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Topics: What's New in ITAD, Industry and Market News, Secure Data Destruction, Data Security

An ITAD Partner for End-of-Life Solutions

Posted by Eric Dorn on July 10, 2018

Today is an important day in the evolution of ITAD... More to come at the end of this blog.

As a wrap–up from our blog series throughout this year, this entry is about tying it all together. Whether it’s about defining who a good partner is, to compliance considerations, daily success measurements, and operational best practices, a true ITAD program carries weight to all of these elements.

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle