Reusing and recycling retired data center equipment provides a financial return to data centers in addition to playing an important role in the circular economy, where resources are preserved and reused instead of being discarded. Sims Lifecycle Services (SLS) specializes in providing higher value services in the circular economy such as refurbishing and parts harvesting. Our investment in new technologies extracts more material value, helping to close the loop for a more sustainable future while optimizing financial return to our customers.
Colocation, Enterprise and Edge Data Center Services
Decommissioning Racks and Servers
SLS is a key player in helping companies manage decommissioned IT equipment. Working on-premise at your data center, or at one our leading Circular Centers, we handle it all. Let SLS help with rack decommissioning, cage cleanouts, inventory reconciliation, data destruction, equipment resale and responsible recycling. We manage the entire process including creating project plans for large projects to manage resources and timelines.
The convenience of working with a single vendor, managing the entire disposition process and strengthening the chain of trust on-premise and off-premise.
Confidence that data is destroyed and inventory is accurately counted
Increased asset and parts reuse through advanced refurbishment capabilities which decreases the need for recycling
Global decommissioning, data destruction, reuse and recycling services
Access to our expert remarketing team and their proven resale program
Top dollar in resale in the secondary market
A range of data destruction services (degaussing, crushing, erasing, shredding)
Assurance that your obsolete equipment and e-waste is recycled responsibly
A sustainability success story – the reuse and recycling of data center hardware decreases demand for resources used to produce new products and reduces landfill volumes
Why Destroy Data On-Premise?
Don’t take any unnecessary risks. When security is absolutely paramount, you need to ensure your data is destroyed while data bearing equipment is still in your custody. This removes all data risks associated with transporting material.
SLS offers a range of services for destroying sensitive data at the data center. We help you meet regulatory requirements for data protection and avoid non-compliance penalties.
SLS offers data destruction services for:
Disk arrays, including storage area networks (SAN) and network area storage (NAS)
White paper from SLS, in partnership with the Dutch Data Center Association
This whitepaper includes results from a survey, conducted amongst Dutch data center operators, reflecting the current IT circularity status in the region. Furthermore, the paper illustrates the steps the industry needs to take to become circular.