ERI – Protecting Your Brand & Data

When the need arises to decommission an entire data center, whether it be to upgrade, consolidate, or relocate, ERI has the experience and expertise necessary to ensure the process is done in a secure, responsible, environmentally friendly, and efficient manner. Your data center decommissioning partner should meet four critical requirements for:

  • Data Security
  • Information Privacy
  • Environmental Protection
  • Efficiency and Maximum Resale Value

Mismanagement of data center equipment and the data which is stored on it poses substantial security risks, potential fines, and massive damage to your brand’s reputation.

Using ERI for decommissioning your data center safeguards you from all these scenarios.

ERI is the largest fully integrated IT & Electronics Asset Disposition service provider in the United States. ERI has the smallest downstream footprint of any competitor. What does this mean to you? ERI is able to process your data center’s assets while ensuring data destruction and reducing the environmental impact.

Our data center decommissioning team consists of a dedicated account manager who is specifically trained and experienced in data center decommissioning, along with a full team of on-site engineers and specially trained logistics professionals all of whom ensure secure and efficient decommissioning services which adhere to all ISO 9001, e-Stewards, R2, and NAID procedures.

ERI’s data center decommissioning services are specifically designed to help you achieve 100% compliance, reduce risk, minimize environmental impacts, and maximize the value recovered from retired assets – most importantly all while preventing any disruption to your day to day business operations.

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Inventory & Appraisal

ERI performs a full inventory evaluation to capture serialized asset information, makes, and models, and will provide a fair market value appraisal for all equipment and work with you to determine the best final disposition per item.

Redeployment / Lease Return

ERI’s technical expertise includes reimaging, testing, diagnostics, reconfiguration, and refurbishment services to assist in repurposing data center equipment and put it back in the enterprise environment.


ERI’s expertise in data center decommissioning includes the ability to remarket (or resell) equipment over a variety of channels at a high velocity, maximizing the return on your equipment.

Secure Logistics

ERI ensures 100% secure transportation of your equipment. Our facilities are all NAID certified and through our proprietary software, TrackTech, we know exactly where each device is at any given time.

Responsible Recycling

For those devices which do not have a resale value, ERI is R2 and e-Stewards certified to responsibly recycle the devices after they have been data sanitized.

Data Security

All of ERI’s facilities are NAID certified to ensure the highest data sanitization and handling practices in the industry. Our practices also follow the Department of Defense guidelines to protect your sensitive information.

ERI is the largest fully integrated IT & Electronics Asset Disposition (ITAD) provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States.

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