In our recent webinar, Circularity First founder and the Sustainable IT Guy, Anthony Levy shared insight on the latest trends in Circular IT Economics. Going beyond Scope Two and Three carbon reporting, he took attendees through the science behind IT remanufacturing, deployment and recovery.
Anthony was joined by Cistor Chief Growth Officer, Alastair Borissow. Alastair formerly led Cisco’s Remanufactured Equipment Division, Cisco Refresh. He shared insight into how businesses are able to take a sustainable approach to IT procurement when they merge Sustainable IT and Managed Services together, such as through a Sustainable Hardware as a Service model.
The webinar produced some thoughtful discussion in the Q&A. An interesting point was raised about the types of warranties that certified remanufactured IT comes with. We were able to explain that vendor certified hardware, such as the ones that have gone through Cisco Refresh, have the same warranties and support as new and in some cases have been more rigorously tested. Questions like this that show there is a real appetite for adoption of circular approaches to technology procurement.