How to Erase Data from Mobile Devices: Four Common Misconceptions


When you’re about to retire dozens or hundreds of your employees’ mobile devices, you don’t want the company data stored on them to end up in the hands of your competitors or criminals.

“Companies tend to overlook IT asset disposition as their mobile devices reach end-of-life,” according to Jeff Londres, founder, and CEO of NextUse, a certified ITAD company. “This misstep not only puts them at risk of a data breach, but it also means their assets lose residual value from the resale.  Cell phone values drop the older a model gets, but they may still be worth decent money even going back several versions.”

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