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11 Jul 2024

 IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) Market to grow by USD 14.85 billion between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) Market” by Industry Application (Large organizations, Small organizations) Type (Computers, Mobile devices, Others) Geography (North America, Europe, APAC, South America, Middle East and Africa)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 14.85 billion at a CAGR of  11.48% during the forecast period. The IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) market has experienced significant shifts due to evolving data privacy regulations. Compliances such as NIST and HIPAA necessitate companies to reassess their end-of-life IT equipment management procedures. With the implementation of EU GDPR in May 2018, the impact on businesses worldwide has been substantial. Many organizations, particularly those without a strong market position, face challenges in adhering to these regulations. Protecting personally identifiable information is paramount, and failure to comply can result in severe consequences..

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By Industry Application, the Large organizations segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024.

The IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) market is experiencing significant growth due to the increasing demand for computer and laptop retirement and disposal. This trend is driven by the widespread adoption of multifunctional devices and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies. With heightened cybersecurity concerns and the risk of data breaches, businesses prioritize secure ITAD services for data sanitization or destruction. Regulatory requirements, environmental consciousness, and access to specialized services further fuel the market's expansion, ensuring ethical and sustainable practices.

By Type, Computers  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024.

In the business world, large enterprises face unique challenges in managing their IT assets due to complex infrastructures and high volumes of sensitive data. With frequent technology upgrades and refresh cycles, the need to securely dispose of IT assets, such as computers, servers, storage devices, and peripherals, becomes paramount to prevent data breaches and ensure regulatory compliance. IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) services provide scalable solutions to efficiently manage the disposal of a large volume of equipment, ensuring data security and maximizing return on investment.

North America is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024.

The IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) market in the regional market is projected to expand during the forecast period due to the integration of advanced technologies, stringent regulatory requirements, and heightened environmental consciousness. Notable market participants include Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., Dell Technologies Inc., and International Business Machines Corp. Dell Technologies Inc. provides IT asset recovery services, delivering data security and minimizing e-waste to help clients achieve their sustainability objectives. Factors such as the expanding IT sector, the proliferation of cloud data centers, the presence of numerous ITAD service providers, and the widespread utilization of cloud technologies are anticipated to fuel the market's growth throughout the forecast period.

The IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) Market t growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • 3 Step IT Group Oy
  • Apto Solutions Inc.
  • Blancco Technology Plc
  • BRP Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
  • CompuCom Systems Inc.
  • DataSpan Inc.
  • Dell Technologies Inc.
  • EOL IT Services Ltd.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.
  • Ingram Micro Inc.
  • International Business Machines Corp.
  • Iron Mountain Inc.
  • LifeSpan International Inc.
  • Ocean Enterprises LLC
  • Renewtech
  • Sims Ltd.
  • SK Inc.
  • TBS Industries Inc.
  • Total IT Global
  • Xeptor BV

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Research Analysis Overview

The IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) market has experienced significant evolution, driven by advancements in technologies and the increasing adoption of comprehensive ITAD programs. However, obstacles such as regulatory requirements and data security concerns persist. For instance, HIPAA security rule mandates strict data protection, while Personally Identifying Information (PII) must be handled with care. Iron Mountain Incorporated, ERI, and other ITAD providers offer IT lifecycle solutions, including data centers, cloud migration, and energy-efficient products. Consolidation of old assets and BYOD trends have led to an increase in demand for ITAD services. Regulatory compliance, data security, and environmental protection are crucial aspects of ITAD. Data centers and cloud-based computing require secure data destruction and asset recovery. ERI, Amazon, Netflix, and other ITAD companies adhere to ISO standards to ensure reliable and secure ITAD services. Moreover, the ITAD market is influenced by trends like Cloud migration and BYOD, which necessitate proper ITAD to maintain data security and regulatory compliance. In summary, the ITAD market plays a vital role in managing the IT lifecycle, ensuring data security, regulatory compliance, and environmental protection.

Market Research Overview

In the rapidly evolving IT landscape, the IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) market plays a crucial role in managing the end-of-life (ELT) phases of various IT assets, including digital storage devices, servers, mobile devices, computers, and peripherals. This market caters to diverse sectors such as Aerospace & Defense, Vertical, and IT & Telecom, with specific focus on the Data Destruction segment. Key players in this market offer services like Remarketing, De-Manufacturing, Reverse Logistics, Recycling, and Data Destruction. These services ensure regulatory compliances with legislations like HIPAA security rule and ISO standards, while maintaining environmental safety. Major drivers for the ITAD market include data security concerns, cloud adoption, virtualization, data centre consolidation, and IT equipment work processes in organizations. New technologies, such as cloud-based computing and data centre migration, are also fueling market growth. Obstacles in the ITAD market include regulatory requirements and the evolution of technologies. Companies like Homeboy Recycling, Iron Mountain Incorporated, and ERI provide comprehensive ITAD programs to help organizations navigate these challenges. Online auction platforms and investments in e-waste are emerging trends in the ITAD market. With the increasing focus on data security and environmental protection, the market is expected to continue its growth trajectory.


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