Cloud migration and data center decommissioning

Posted by Carol Judson on September 13, 2019

Earlier this year, the Sipi Asset Recovery team attended Data Center World (DCW) in Phoenix, AZ. DCW is the leading conference for data center professionals — and while there — we met personally with many of those who attended. What we noticed were some crystal clear, recurring trends when it comes to the challenges data centers are facing.

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Topics: Risk Management, Data Security

ITAD challenges CITOs are facing in 2019 and beyond

Posted by Carol Judson on May 20, 2019

Secure ITAD and inventory is crucial for information technology officers

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle, Risk Management

Why CFOs need to focus on IT assets in 2019

Posted by Carol Judson on April 4, 2019

Chief Financial Officer. It’s a heady title, and we know the responsibility it carries. CFOs are responsible for managing the company’s finances from top to bottom, in fact. However, the role has been evolving in recent years — making the connection between finance and IT stronger than ever.

The role of today’s CFO

Traditionally, Chief Financial Officers have been responsible for a wide range of tasks including financial planning, managing financial risk, benchmarking and forecasting, managing growth, and providing records and reports for the organization. While these core aspects are still in place, CFOs today are thought of as much more than simply the keyholder to the company’s coffers!

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle, Risk Management, Data Security

Being an ITAM superhero is hard. Here's how we help.

Posted by Carol Judson on March 18, 2019

As an IT Asset Manager, you’re fully engaged with boots on the ground. If it’s got an asset tag or a license, chances are you’re responsible for it. Not just in terms of managing the asset from acquisition to disposal, but also forming long term strategies and working across departments. Your role is also becoming more demanding than ever before.

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle, Risk Management

CISO challenges are growing — and changing

Posted by Carol Judson on February 12, 2019

Last year was a turbulent and fast moving one, especially for professionals in the security space. Tightening regulations on data security and compliance as well as new legislation (such as the passing of GDPR) were only part of the shift in landscape.

The CISO’s new focus: risk management

The role of the information security officer or CISO has been changing rapidly as well. No longer as focused on the direct management of IT security technologies and implementation, the role has expanded to something much broader: risk management across the organization.

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle, Risk Management, Data Security