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Redemtech Brings Innovative IT Asset Management Services, Refurbished Technology to Government
Nov 17, 2010 (12:11 PM EST)
- Only e-Stewards® Certified Recycler, Magic Quadrant Leader on GSA to Help Public Sector IT Improve Sustainability, Homeland Security -
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by the U.S. Department of Justice spotlighting lax environmental and worker safety practices at UNICOR, a Federal Bureau of Prisons operation that recycles and erases hard drive data on decommissioned computing equipment for many large agencies, raises the stakes for government IT leaders concerned with ensuring responsible electronic waste (e-waste) management. To address this issue, Redemtech, a world leader in IT asset disposition (ITAD) and Technology Change Management (TCM), is bringing its industry-leading practices to government to provide an enterprise-wide solution through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Redemtech also offers quality used IT and office equipment as a low-cost, environmentally-friendly alternative to new procurement.
Redemtech's TCM approach provides government agencies a proven system for maximizing the value of surplus IT– a critical issue since the federal government alone replaces approximately 500,000 computers every year, according to a recent study. Through Redemtech's TCM approach, much of this equipment can be refurbished and reused through redeployment, donations to schools, nonprofits and low-income families and resale at optimized values.
Reflecting Redemtech's position at the forefront of the ITAD industry, the company was recently positioned as a Leader in the 2010 Gartner Magic Quadrant for North America IT Asset Disposition. Gartner noted Redemtech's global certification, geographic coverage and data security and logistics capabilities as key offerings.
As the only e-Stewards Certified Recycler on the GSA schedule, Redemtech is uniquely qualified to ensure the highest standards of environmental stewardship and social responsibility for government agencies. E-Stewards is the only globally accredited third-party audited certification program that ensures compliance with e-waste treaties, laws and regulations.
Redemtech offers special expertise in off-network asset and data security through strict procedures that ensure tight controls on all data-bearing IT assets, including verifiable, on-site data destruction.
"Our approach provides public sector IT leaders with confidence that the sensitive data citizens entrust to them is fully protected during technology transitions," said Redemtech President Robert Houghton. "Our automated processes ensure that government data-bearing devices will not end up in the wrong hands and pose a threat to homeland security."
Redemtech's services on GSA schedule 70: Purchase of Used or Refurbished Equipment; Information Technology Professional Services; and Equipment Maintenance.