In today's rapidly evolving technological landscape, the importance of reliable and secure IT asset disposal cannot be overstated, especially when viewed through the lens of sustainability and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations.
Xperien has emerged as a frontrunner in this crucial field, serving as a trusted partner for businesses seeking proficient handling of their asset disposal requirements while prioritising ESG principles.
In the current digital era, businesses frequently upgrade their technology infrastructure, resulting in a substantial increase in obsolete IT equipment. The proper disposal of these assets is imperative to mitigate the risks associated with data breaches, environmental contamination, and non-compliance with regulatory mandates.
Xperien specialises in managing the entire lifecycle of IT assets, offering end-to-end disposal solutions that ensure optimal security and sustainability, aligning with ESG goals.
According to Wale Arewa, the CEO of the company, Xperien sets itself apart as one of South Africa's preferred IT asset disposal providers due to its commitment to ESG principles. "We have established an impressive track record of excellence, earning the trust of businesses nationwide in securely, responsibly, and efficiently handling their IT asset disposal needs while adhering to sustainable practices."
The company places utmost importance on data security in all its operations, recognising the environmental and reputational risks associated with data breaches. It applies governance to methods of data destruction, adhering to industry standards such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST800-88) and the Department of Defense DoD5220.22-M) guidelines, to guarantee the complete eradication of sensitive information from disposed assets.
By prioritising data security, Xperien not only safeguards businesses against potential financial and legal liabilities but also ensures the protection of personal and sensitive information, aligning with Governance principles of privacy and data protection.
Arewa emphasises that Xperien recognises the intricate landscape of regulatory requirements surrounding IT asset disposal and takes a proactive approach to compliance.
"We stay up-to-date with local and international regulations, including the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ensuring that our clients' asset disposal processes align with legal obligations, thereby minimising potential penalties and legal risks.”
He says compliance with regulations is not only a legal requirement but also an integral part of our commitment to responsible and sustainable business practices.
Moreover, Xperien is deeply committed to environmental sustainability. They prioritise responsible recycling, refurbishment, and reuse of IT assets whenever possible, thereby reducing electronic waste and minimising the scope 3 emissions associated with the use of IT equipment.
By adhering to best practices endorsed by organisations such as the Basel Convention National Environmental Management Waste Act (NEMWA), Xperien ensures that IT assets are disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner, aligning with SDG’s of environmental stewardship and waste reduction.
"We offer a comprehensive range of services to cater to diverse business needs. From asset auditing and inventory management to secure transportation and final disposal, we handle every step of the IT asset disposal process with meticulous care," explains Arewa.
“With highly trained staff and state-of-the-art facilities, Xperien guarantees efficient and dependable service, enabling businesses to focus on their core operations with peace of mind, while also minimising the environmental impact of their IT asset disposal activities,” he concludes.
Customer satisfaction is of paramount importance at Xperien, as they recognise the importance of building long-term relationships with their clients. By understanding their unique requirements and delivering personalised solutions, Xperien ensures that customer needs are met effectively.
With a proven track record of successful projects across various industries, Xperien has earned the trust and loyalty of businesses throughout South Africa, aligning with the ESG principle of stakeholder engagement and responsible business practices.
Xperien stands at the forefront of the IT asset disposal industry in South Africa, providing businesses with a reliable and secure solution to handle their obsolete technology equipment while adhering to ESG principles.
With a strong emphasis on data security, compliance with regulations, sustainability practices, comprehensive services, and unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, Xperien has solidified its position as a leader in the field, demonstrating that ESG considerations are prioritised alongside operational excellence in the pursuit of sustainable and responsible IT asset disposal practices.
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Xperien (Pty) Ltd is a leading South African IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) company. We are a passionate team of professionals who care about our planet, its people and its resources. From humble beginnings 21 years ago as a used computer dealer, we strive to make our contribution by redefining the way corporations use IT hardware. We provide our clients with secure ITAD services and have obtained ISO 9001, 14001 ,45001 and SERI R2v3 accreditations specifically for ITAD.
Our value proposition is to protect our clients’ personal information and intellectual property that resides on their computers during technology changes and at end-of-service. We manage our client’s enterprise and desktop infrastructure in a sustainable manner - across the globe. Logistical solutions are tailored to cater for our clients’ geographical spread and to negate the ever-present risk of hard-drive theft from dispositioned computers.
Xperien provides cost-effective solutions to combat the challenges associated with data loss and to mitigate reputational risk. Our compliance meets the NIST 800-88, DoD 5220.22-M and CEGS criteria, particularly in terms of data-destruction processes, while adherence to the Protection of Personal Information Act of 2013 (POPIA) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is core to our business.