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IT Asset Disposition

Reduce complexity and recover additional value with Tech Data’s complete IT asset disposition (ITAD) services: refurbishment, remarketing, data erasure and compliant e-cycling.

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Preserve Product Value for Future Investment

Optimize the way you manage your product lifecycle. Once your product reaches the end of its useful life, there is still money to be made from recovery, refurbishment, remarketing, recycling and even proper disposal. This is capital you can invest back into innovation and growing your business.

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Data Privacy Compliance

Our data erasure and sanitization services ensure that all sensitive data is completely removed from end-of-life assets.

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Brand Quality

Our certified team of engineers will uphold your quality expectations for the equipment you choose to refurbish.

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Sustainability

Our certifications offer peace of mind that you’re using a service provider that responsibly e-cycles, protecting the environment.

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Product Recovery Rate

The more you recover, the more opportunity you have to recapture value from your aged assets.

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Learn how increasing your recovery rate with Tech Data’s complete ITAD services can generate additional revenue for reinvestment and boost your bottom line.

Industry Drivers

Managing aging and end-of-life IT assets can be complicated—so let Tech Data handle it for you. As fast as technology is evolving, there is an even faster rate at which technology is aging. From ensuring compliance with data privacy laws, evaluating the best financial return from your disposition options and using environmentally friendly practices, Tech Data brings decades of experience to your firm. We believe reverse logistics is just as important as your forward logistics – the entire product and customer lifecycle matters.

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Our people are our difference

Industry research shows that having the right ITAD provider maximizes your returns and minimizes risk. Our people are experienced, highly skilled at managing value recapture and backed with a high-quality infrastructure and the certifications and standards you expect from Tech Data.

Value Recapture Analysis

You have options for your end-of-life assets, including repair, refurbishment and recycling. We’ll help you evaluate the option or combination of options that best meets your goals.

Market Valuation

Whether through authorized secondary markets or commodity markets, our ability to price fairly is based on knowledge and experience. Economic forces drive product prices at a daily rate, and our team of technical and financial experts stays up to date and informed, returning the most value to you.

Capture SLA Compliance and Performance

We will work to meet your SLAs at the performance level you expect and deserve. Your assets will run through our state-of-the-art facilities and be worked on by our certified engineers to produce quality outcomes promptly.

End-to-End Support

Make it easy for your customers by delivering a streamlined process—including de-install, data destruction, asset removal, installation of new equipment and disposal of the old.

Compliant

We perform ITAD services using sustainable and environmentally responsible practices both internally and externally. In addition to being a member of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI), we also comply with all applicable local, state, federal and in-country laws. This ensures your customers’ data is protected throughout every step of the process. We have the accountability to properly dispose of your customers’ information through certifications that include:

  • Responsible Recycling (R2)
  • Recycling Industry Operating Standard (RIOS)
  • Registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • ISO 9001 QMS (Quality Management Systems) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) certified
  • ISO 18000 / OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety)
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

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Full visibility and real-time reporting

Tracking your assets matters, especially when they’re returning value to your company. Tech Data keeps your assets safe with our secure logistics infrastructure and gives you full visibility every step of the way. We use real-time reporting tools and systems that are NIST compliant to give you detailed inventory.

Real-Time Reporting

Get access to reporting tools through our revenue share program. With our IT lifecycle management reporting portal, you’ll have real-time information at your disposal about your assets, including:

  • Conditions
  • Location of assets (tracking)
  • Estimated fair market value
  • Remarket proceeds
  • Invoicing
  • Inventory statistics

Asset Tracking

Tech Data uses an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that complies with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), giving you detailed inventory statistics about your equipment. Through the online portal, real-time reporting gives you the ability to see exactly where your assets are and how much they are projected to be worth.

Secure Logistics

Our entire logistics process is secure and remotely monitored—and additional security personnel are available to accompany assets, if necessary. We will pick up and securely transport IT assets directly from your customers’ locations to a secure Tech Data facility.

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Experienced experts on your side

The need for safe and secure IT asset disposition services is paramount when dealing with sensitive data. Whether it’s a laptop, monitor, printer or something larger, such as a server or storage array, when it’s time to decommission equipment, Tech Data has the expertise.

Remarketing Across Multiple Tiers and Markets

Remarketing your used equipment maximizes ROI while minimizing environmental impact. We provide different avenues for remarketing products, giving you the opportunity to find the highest value for assets by factoring in age, functionality, appearance and overall condition.

Operational Infrastructure

Our state-of-the-art facilities are purpose built to handle the complete product lifecycle. Tech Data leads the industry in transforming technology into business solutions for customers around the world. With a combined footprint of nearly 800,000 square feet, our value-added lifecycle facilities are part of our continued commitment to evolve and deliver higher value.

  • e-Cycling Center: Retire excess and obsolete equipment the right way, meeting all safety, environmental and compliance standards.
  • Refurbishment Center: Our relationships with the world's largest IT manufacturers allow us to refurbish computers, servers, storage devices and other hardware assets to the standard you define, including full recertification.
  • Certifi­ed remarketing services: Manage your secondary markets using Tech Data’s authorized remarketing services.

Engineering and Technical Expertise

Our engineers average more than 15 years of technical expertise performing on-site services across technologies. They are well versed in engineering and design and data center equipment interoperability, which enables them to derive the best value recapture opportunity for you and your customer.

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All-in-one IT Asset Disposition Service

A one stop shop for all of your ITAD needs

ITAD is growing at a rapid pace—and not everyone is taking advantage of the outcomes it delivers. Tech Data gives you the financial strength, historical industry knowledge, global footprint and industry experts for your end-of-life service needs. Wherever in the world you are, we’re there too.

Global Footprint

Tech Data’s global footprint of facilities puts all of your customers within reach so your equipment can be easily recovered, as needed, with full compliance and preservation of data privacy using our product repair and refurbishment facilities.

Reverse Logistics

Gain control of your products at any point in the design-to-disposal lifecycle with an efficient reverse logistics solution through Tech Data. Without it, you may be exposed to serious threats, including counterfeiting, grey markets and third-party parts. Tech Data helps you recapture value from aging or end-of-life equipment that you can invest back into innovation and give your customers the best technology experience possible.

Maintenance Services

Tech Data can support your customers’ IT assets through authorized maintenance and support services that will keep them up and running with limited downtime. Our expert engineers are OEM certified across numerous technologies, allowing them to tackle any platform.

Repair Services

Our certified technicians provide comprehensive repair services for the full spectrum of IT products down to the component level, including servers, storage, networks, hard drives, circuit boards, desktop and laptop computers and computer peripherals, as well as telecommunications, broadband and point-of-sale products. By repairing more parts, you reduce the amount you need to manufacture and have fewer in circulation at end of life. Your customers work with a single provider who handles the full IT lifecycle of their technology assets.

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Our people are our difference

Industry research shows that having the right ITAD provider maximizes your returns and minimizes risk. Our people are experienced, highly skilled at managing value recapture and backed with a high-quality infrastructure and the certifications and standards you expect from Tech Data.

Value Recapture Analysis

You have options for your end-of-life assets, including repair, refurbishment and recycling. We’ll help you evaluate the option or combination of options that best meets your goals.

Market Valuation

Whether through authorized secondary markets or commodity markets, our ability to price fairly is based on knowledge and experience. Economic forces drive product prices at a daily rate, and our team of technical and financial experts stays up to date and informed, returning the most value to you.

Capture SLA Compliance and Performance

We will work to meet your SLAs at the performance level you expect and deserve. Your assets will run through our state-of-the-art facilities and be worked on by our certified engineers to produce quality outcomes promptly.

End-to-End Support

Make it easy for your customers by delivering a streamlined process—including de-install, data destruction, asset removal, installation of new equipment and disposal of the old.

Compliant

We perform ITAD services using sustainable and environmentally responsible practices both internally and externally. In addition to being a member of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI), we also comply with all applicable local, state, federal and in-country laws. This ensures your customers’ data is protected throughout every step of the process. We have the accountability to properly dispose of your customers’ information through certifications that include:

  • Responsible Recycling (R2)
  • Recycling Industry Operating Standard (RIOS)
  • Registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • ISO 9001 QMS (Quality Management Systems) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) certified
  • ISO 18000 / OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety)
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

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Full visibility and real-time reporting

Tracking your assets matters, especially when they’re returning value to your company. Tech Data keeps your assets safe with our secure logistics infrastructure and gives you full visibility every step of the way. We use real-time reporting tools and systems that are NIST compliant to give you detailed inventory.

Real-Time Reporting

Get access to reporting tools through our revenue share program. With our IT lifecycle management reporting portal, you’ll have real-time information at your disposal about your assets, including:

  • Conditions
  • Location of assets (tracking)
  • Estimated fair market value
  • Remarket proceeds
  • Invoicing
  • Inventory statistics

Asset Tracking

Tech Data uses an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that complies with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), giving you detailed inventory statistics about your equipment. Through the online portal, real-time reporting gives you the ability to see exactly where your assets are and how much they are projected to be worth.

Secure Logistics

Our entire logistics process is secure and remotely monitored—and additional security personnel are available to accompany assets, if necessary. We will pick up and securely transport IT assets directly from your customers’ locations to a secure Tech Data facility.

Expert ITAD Service Providers

Experienced experts on your side

The need for safe and secure IT asset disposition services is paramount when dealing with sensitive data. Whether it’s a laptop, monitor, printer or something larger, such as a server or storage array, when it’s time to decommission equipment, Tech Data has the expertise.

Remarketing Across Multiple Tiers and Markets

Remarketing your used equipment maximizes ROI while minimizing environmental impact. We provide different avenues for remarketing products, giving you the opportunity to find the highest value for assets by factoring in age, functionality, appearance and overall condition.

Operational Infrastructure

Our state-of-the-art facilities are purpose built to handle the complete product lifecycle. Tech Data leads the industry in transforming technology into business solutions for customers around the world. With a combined footprint of nearly 800,000 square feet, our value-added lifecycle facilities are part of our continued commitment to evolve and deliver higher value.

  • e-Cycling Center: Retire excess and obsolete equipment the right way, meeting all safety, environmental and compliance standards.
  • Refurbishment Center: Our relationships with the world's largest IT manufacturers allow us to refurbish computers, servers, storage devices and other hardware assets to the standard you define, including full recertification.
  • Certifi­ed remarketing services: Manage your secondary markets using Tech Data’s authorized remarketing services.

Engineering and Technical Expertise

Our engineers average more than 15 years of technical expertise performing on-site services across technologies. They are well versed in engineering and design and data center equipment interoperability, which enables them to derive the best value recapture opportunity for you and your customer.

All-in-one IT Asset Disposition Service

A one stop shop for all of your ITAD needs

ITAD is growing at a rapid pace—and not everyone is taking advantage of the outcomes it delivers. Tech Data gives you the financial strength, historical industry knowledge, global footprint and industry experts for your end-of-life service needs. Wherever in the world you are, we’re there too.

Global Footprint

Tech Data’s global footprint of facilities puts all of your customers within reach so your equipment can be easily recovered, as needed, with full compliance and preservation of data privacy using our product repair and refurbishment facilities.

Reverse Logistics

Gain control of your products at any point in the design-to-disposal lifecycle with an efficient reverse logistics solution through Tech Data. Without it, you may be exposed to serious threats, including counterfeiting, grey markets and third-party parts. Tech Data helps you recapture value from aging or end-of-life equipment that you can invest back into innovation and give your customers the best technology experience possible.

Maintenance Services

Tech Data can support your customers’ IT assets through authorized maintenance and support services that will keep them up and running with limited downtime. Our expert engineers are OEM certified across numerous technologies, allowing them to tackle any platform.

Repair Services

Our certified technicians provide comprehensive repair services for the full spectrum of IT products down to the component level, including servers, storage, networks, hard drives, circuit boards, desktop and laptop computers and computer peripherals, as well as telecommunications, broadband and point-of-sale products. By repairing more parts, you reduce the amount you need to manufacture and have fewer in circulation at end of life. Your customers work with a single provider who handles the full IT lifecycle of their technology assets.

Secure, Compliant and Responsible ITAD Services

Managing end-of-life services requires secure facilities, compliant procedures and responsible engineers—and Tech Data has it all. Our team will help you determine the best outcome for your customers’ aging technologies and work with you to extend or sunset these IT equipment investments to maximize the product life value.

Repair Services

Our certified technicians provide comprehensive repair and refurbishment services for the full spectrum of IT products down to the component level, including:

  • Servers
  • Storage
  • Networks
  • Hard drives
  • Circuit boards
  • Desktop and laptop computers
  • Computer peripherals
  • Telecommunications, broadband and point-of-sale products 
By repairing more parts, you reduce the amount you need to manufacture and have fewer in circulation at end of life. Your customers work with a single provider who handles the full IT lifecycle of their technology assets.
E-Cycling
Our core environmental protection policy calls for zero landfill, zero incineration and zero export of non-functioning assets or e-waste. We use a vertically-integrated and closed-loop Environmental Management System to ensure that assets are disposed of properly, which features:
  • De-manufacturing
  • Parts harvesting 
Remarketing
Unlock the maximum value of your customers’ used hardware. We’ll recover the greatest value from your customers’ retired assets so you can reinvest the funds into your budget and offset costs. Tech Data’s remarketing services include:
  • Reclaiming the highest market value for equipment
  • Trade-in, buyback and revenue share programs
  • Recertification programs
  • Redeployment programs
Data Erasure and Security
Tech Data will work to deliver a solution customized to your needs that satisfies compliance regulations specific to your organization, country and/or industry. We’ll certify that data has been completely removed from retired equipment or that the equipment has been completely destroyed through:
  • On-site data erasure
  • Off-site data erasure
  • Physical destruction
On-Site Services
We provide on-site professional services at offices and data center locations nationwide. Our on-site services include:
  • Packaging and shipping
  • Inventory
  • Data erasure
  • De-installation
Inventory Management and Reporting
Tech Data’s Global Lifecycle Management provides a comprehensive disposal program that starts with picking up retired equipment at the source and ends with a certificate of data destruction, as well as:
  • Secure online portal
  • Asset reporting
  • Inventory tracking
Account Management

We provide you with an experienced and dedicated account management team and secure customer portal login. Our customer-centric operations deliver complete visibility into all equipment and sales results, as well as a single point of contact for scheduling, tracking and reporting on nationwide activities. We work collaboratively to develop services for designing and implementing strategic ITAD solutions that are tailored to your needs. Your account management team will:

  • Provide trade-in or buyback quotes
  • Manage the revenue share program
  • Deliver reporting associated with the revenue share program
  • Monitor end-to-end solution payments
  • Work with the project managers who are quoting and selling the product
  • Oversee the auditing
Tech Data’s ITAD Service Process

Business Outcomes-Driven Process

Tech Data’s global lifecycle management services offer end-to-end product and customer lifecycle services with one goal: freeing you to focus on the road ahead. We listen to you, then devise and implement creative solutions to tackle your challenges. Tech Data leverages its global service delivery capabilities to help you succeed and grow.

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Listening

Tech Data’s Global Lifecycle Management Services team wants to know what you need. Share your goals, and we’ll find ways to help you achieve them.

02

Learning

We ask questions, challenge assumptions, use industry best practices and leverage four decades of experience to fully understand your challenges, so that we can develop the most effective solutions.

03

Design

We work with you to design the best solution that brings your goals to fruition. We leverage internal and external tools, systems and resources, and we consider your processes and tools to achieve optimal results.

04

Implementation

Our proven program implementation approach gets you up and running without disrupting operations. Technology enhancements, transition planning, expert support, exploration of adjacent transformation possibilities and process mapping ensure seamless implementation.

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Results & Outcomes

Tech Data solves the unique challenges your business faces—reviewing results, gathering feedback and adapting as necessary to ensure we achieve the outcomes you expect.

Why Tech Data? For more than 40 years, we have been consistently in tune with customer needs, despite shifting market winds and changing technologies. Our world-class sales and support team brings deep expertise to every challenge you face—now and in the future. We’ll be here as long as you are.

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“When our company migrated from on premise to the cloud, Tech Data was able to help us maximize the value of the decommissioned equipment.”

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