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The art of refurbished
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2020-10-20 08:44:00

The art of refurbished

It is no secret that we LOVE refurbished IT equipment. So much so that our founder Jean Noel Clot has created an artistic photo series. The series features close ups of refurbished network parts. With this series we want to raise awareness that we urgently need to reduce the ever growing amount of e-waste and actively promote extending the lifecycle of IT infrastructure equipment.

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The Future of Profit Is Purpose
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2020-10-06 08:30:00

The Future of Profit Is Purpose

Changing Perspectives on Sustainability

More Companies and IT Professionals Are Shifting Their Outlook on the Value of a Circular Economy

This article by Jai Morton includes highlights from an interview with Zimin Chen, who has worked with Aliter Networks for just shy of three years and currently is based in its Amsterdam office. Chen has worked in the sales industry for more than 15 years and usually spends three months a year in Aliter’s Singapore office, where he focuses on the Asia Pacific market for the circular IT networks company.

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Successful turnkey project for natural resources company
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2020-09-14 11:00:00

Successful turnkey project for natural resources company

We’re excited to share our latest case study with you. One we’re particularly proud of because, as Sean, our Sales Director SE Asia says – “I feel like we’ve truly hit a new benchmark when it comes to supporting our clients.”

Our existing client, a natural resources production company based in Australia were tasked with deploying a new in Site in Africa in a very short time frame.


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​Here’s to those working in the ‘least sexy part of IT’
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2020-09-03 08:30:00

​Here’s to those working in the ‘least sexy part of IT’

Supporting one environment for another

We’ve said it before – refurbished network equipment is better for the environment. But what about the network environment itself?

Unless your role involves dealing with network equipment or infrastructure, ‘the IT network’ is often just regarded as something that hums along in the background. Nobody really takes notice because...well, it’s not the ‘sexiest’ field out there. It’s usually not the hot topic on the morning agenda.

Until it is...

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Choose better, do better, feel better
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2020-08-06 17:00:00

Choose better, do better, feel better

Since end of 2019 Aliter Networks is a certified B Corporation. This sounds great, but what does it really mean?

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Taking a journey around the world
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2020-07-08 09:00:00

Taking a journey around the world

Voyagers of the Circle – how one Aliter employee is bringing our mission to life in a beautiful and unexpected way

Javier Marti Marcos is a sales executive for Aliter’s burgeoning Spanish market, working from our head office in Almere, The Netherlands. We were touched to learn that in his spare time, Javier, along with his sister Maria Martí, who is an artist and illustrator, created a beautiful children’s storybook – Voyagers of the Circle – with a deeper message around the value of our planet.

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Will pandemic help to embrace refurbished IT?
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2020-06-18 08:30:00

Will pandemic help to embrace refurbished IT?

As the pandemic has impacted supply chains, some electronics manufacturers have struggled to produce new equipment. Could this be the moment for refurbishing and reusing existing equipment?

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COVID-19 challenges IT organizations
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2020-05-07 10:15:00

COVID-19 challenges IT organizations

Remember 2019? The economy was growing, business was running great. The sky was the limit. Global IT spending growth was almost 3.9%. Plans and budgets for 2020 were made and the outlook was positive. Until Corona arrived and changed the world.

First came the shock, the fear and the grief. Then came the realization that our world will never be the same.

Within 100 days the Coronavirus felled the global economy. Many businesses suffer greatly, business managers seek answers to questions like: “How do we survive this crisis? Where can I cut costs? How can we keep the lights on with the same shoestring?”

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Refurbished solution extends life of network environment
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2020-04-23 15:30:00

Refurbished solution extends life of network environment

This New Zealand based public health organization, which operates three hospitals, employs over 6000 people, and provides a wide range of specialist care services toa population of around 1.000.000 people.

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Good news round up
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2020-04-08 17:00:00

Good news round up

There’s no doubt the world is now quite entrenched in new ways of working and living, and there’s a lot of news and social media out there about the challenges now, and ahead. Messages that won’t go away for a while, many of which are worth hearing. But it can be a little overwhelming at times. So we hope you’re able to take moments to see the lighter side of life (and news) too – it’s always there, if you’re open to it.

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Saving the planet while reducing cost at the same time
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2020-04-02 08:45:00

Saving the planet while reducing cost at the same time

The company is a global provider of financial planning, insurance, investments, wealth management and banking. They have a total of 25 offices at different locations across the USA and EMEA.

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Rapid delivery keeps 24/7 telecommunication services on track
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2020-03-30 09:00:00

Rapid delivery keeps 24/7 telecommunication services on track

For this Telecommunications Service Provider, speed and accuracy are critical to ensure their clients can offer 24/7 service to their customers. So rapid service delivery is key, but not always achieved with their former supplier, which took over 6 weeks to deliver the required IT equipment.

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Right product, best price 365 days a year
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2020-03-25 11:45:00

Right product, best price 365 days a year

Timing is key for a contracted systems integrator for a major international US bank, this company installs IT systems for their client’s ATM machines and other electronic payment services, including bank statement printers, self-service terminals, cash register systems and networks.

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Tech in unprecedented times
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2020-03-16 16:20:00

Tech in unprecedented times

In light of unprecedented events, we’re all aware that work really isn’t business as usual around many parts of the world right now. Across the globe, large corporations are putting health and safety first, taking necessary precautions, and asking staff and teams to work from home. There are also widespread travel bans in place for employees.


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More for less and a sustainable edge for education provider
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2020-02-26 17:37:00

More for less and a sustainable edge for education provider

A large French National organization with education bodies throughout France, ranging from vocational education institutes to high schools (public and private) faced the challenge to annually provide over 35.000 IT students across the country with so-called CCNA bundles while staying within budget and meeting their sustainability objectives at the same time.

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First B Corp Certified Circulair IT Networks company
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2020-02-27 10:00:00

First B Corp Certified Circulair IT Networks company

Aliter Networks became a certified B Corp company. With this certification, Aliter joins a growing group of sustainability focused organisations worldwide, including Danone, Tony’s Chocolonely, the Guardian, Patagonia, the Body Shop and Engie.

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Sean Doyle leads our sustainable sales force
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2019-07-23 14:34:00

Sean Doyle leads our sustainable sales force

You might have heard of Sean Doyle before – he’s our Sales Director, APAC, based in Singapore. He also recently lead our debut EMEA and APAC webinars. Among other interests, Sean is particularly passionate about the sustainable IT industry, and extends this into his personal and professional life. We caught up with Sean to gain some insights into his daily life, and our new Singapore office – which is now over a year old.

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Sustainable IT on a reduced budget
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2020-02-27 10:15:00

Sustainable IT on a reduced budget

Your strategy versus the OEM's

In Aliter's recent webinar, "The Business Case for Circular IT: An Alternative to your OEM's strategy", we looked at IT investment and strategy, and discussed linear versus circular IT models. Many organisations run on a linear model - following what's easiest and most cost-effective, replacing their IT hardware every 3-5 years.

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What is e-waste? (and how to avoid it)
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2020-01-08 17:05:00

What is e-waste? (and how to avoid it)

Slowly, the world is waking up to making smarter, more sustainable choices that impact the triple bottom line - social, economical and environmental benefits. In particular, you've probably heard a lot about sustainable, ethical fashion, and the plastic-free movement. But you don't hear as much about the business we're in - sustainable and circular IT.

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9 leading ladies of the circular economy
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2019-03-08 15:00:00

9 leading ladies of the circular economy

This International Women’s Day, we’re shining a light on just some of the many women who are leading the way in the development, support and uptake of the circular economy. From food, fashion, design and IT, these 9 women are helping to create sustainable change through re-thinking, reusing and recycling.

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10 companies making a difference with IT
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2019-02-19 17:17:00

10 companies making a difference with IT

IT has helped to enhance efficiency and streamline processes in almost every industry. And while that’s something we’re grateful to see (and benefit from), Aliter Networks is more interested in how IT goes beyond industry – to making a social impact.

Here are 10 companies we think are making a difference with IT (in no particular order!) Read on about what they’re doing, and why we’re inspired.

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