IT Disposal

The Past, Present and Future of ITAM and ITAD Services in Corporate America

In a business environment increasingly driven by and reliant on technology, IT asset management and IT asset disposition processes and policies will continue to evolve.

Celebrating 20 Years of Helping Companies Handle ITAD and ITAM

The year was 1999. The first BlackBerry mobile device launched. Bluetooth 1.0 introduced mobile wireless file sharing. AMD snubbed Intel with its 700-Mhz version of the Athlon chip, the fastest Windows-compatible microprocessor to date. Apple released the Power Mac G4. And, Synetic Technologies began offering an approach to IT asset disposition (ITAD) and IT asset… read more

Introducing The Virtual Data Annihilator™, Synetic’s Patented Data Sanitization Platform

In January of 2016, Synetic was awarded a patent for its data sanitization platform known as the Virtual Data Annihilator™, aka Virtual DAN.  Virtual DAN sets Synetic apart from other IT Asset Disposition firms.  Rather than pay licensing fees to a 3rd party software provider for certified data destruction on each device wiped, Synetic decided… read more

ITAM & ITAD companies are shown in a field of green grass

A Helpful Guide to Understanding ITAM and ITAD Certifications

Two major forces are rippling across corporate America, creating the perfect storm that has companies taking a good, hard look at their practices and processes surrounding Information Technology Asset Management (ITAM) and Information Technology Asset Disposal (ITAD).

Introducing The Data Annihilator™, Mobile Data Destruction Vehicle

The self-contained mobile shredder, known as the Data Annihilator™, is the latest service Synetic offers to help protect a company’s greatest asset – its data. With compliance regulations constantly evolving and more breaches resulting in legal settlements running in the millions, companies are seeking tailored solutions to their specific IT asset disposition needs. “Many companies… read more

One Company’s Unneeded Computers Are Another Child’s Education

As any parent will tell you, it’s not cheap outfitting school-age children with the technology necessary to succeed in school and prepare for life. On the business side, companies constantly grapple with how to responsibly dispose of their unwanted, but fully functional, computer equipment. Synetic Technologies, Inc., an IT asset and computer recycler in Kansas… read more

Does the Threat of a Data Breach Scare You?

What happens to your IT assets after they leave your facilities? More importantly, what happens to your data and who has access to it? Your knowing makes the difference between your private data being breached or being destroyed securely. Unless your IT asset management company is highly certified and verified, the threat of a data… read more

ITAD & Data Security: The Truths and Myths Behind Protecting Your Data

Myth #1: I know my company data is secure because we handle the data destruction ourselves. Truth: Not necessarily, as with anything, there’s always potential for human error. Using internal staff to handle data destruction may seem like a sound policy. But it’s not. Internal data destruction usually stems from the idea of cost savings, which… read more