The computers/Laptops Segment Dominated the IT Asset Disposition Market in 2021

According to Custom Market Insights (CMI), The Global IT Asset Disposition Market size was estimated at USD 14.2 Billion in 2021 and is expected to hit around USD 28.56 Billion by 2030, poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.6% from 2022 to 2030.

Our research report offers a 360-degree view of the IT Asset Disposition market’s drivers and restraints, coupled with their impact on demand during the projection period. Also, the report examines global opportunities and competitive analysis for the IT Asset Disposition market.

IT Asset Disposition Market (By Asset Type)

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IT Asset Disposition Market: Overview

IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) is a procedure that allows you to get rid of surplus computer hardware. This can be carried out safely and sustainably. The vendors offer their services to the organizations, assisting them in remarking, recycling, and remarketing various computer equipment. As a result, there are no longer any environmental issues, legal dangers, or needless maintenance and replacement expenditures. To reduce labor expenses, administrative hassles, and storage-related problems, many firms opt to outsource their ITAD operations.

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Growth Factors

One of the key elements fueling the expansion of the market for the disposal of IT assets is the rising demand for data and information security in outdated assets. The market expansion is accelerated by the implementation of regulatory compliances and environmental safety, which is made possible by the prevalence of legislation that requires secure and ecologically responsible disposal of e-waste. Small and medium-sized businesses’ growing desire for IT asset disposal and their increased propensity to create energy-efficient products impact the industry. Additionally, the market for disposing of IT assets is positively impacted by investment growth, development of end-use sectors, acceptance of cloud-based technologies, use of new technologies, and the BYOD trend.

Furthermore, during the forecast period of 2022 to 2030, profitable opportunities for market participants are expanded through strategic alliances and acquisitions, as well as a growth in the sales of used equipment on websites that host online auctions or to employees.

IT Asset Disposition Market( by Service )

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Segmental Overview

The market for IT Asset Disposition is segmented into asset type and end-use. Based on asset type, over 40% of the market’s value was accounted for by the computer/laptop category in 2021. It is anticipated to rise significantly during the forecast period as businesses are becoming more inclined to restore and recycle old PCs and laptops.

On the other hand, the segment for smartphones and tablets is anticipated to register at the highest CAGR throughout the projection period. The need for IT asset disposition services in the mobile device market is being driven by technological advancements that result in the acquisition of new smartphones and the obsolescence of older devices. On the other hand, the segment for smartphones and tablets is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of more than 8% throughout the projection period. The need for IT asset disposition services in the mobile device market is being driven by technological advancements that result in the acquisition of new smartphones and the obsolescence of older devices.

Report Scope

Feature of the Report Details
Market Size in 2021 USD 14.2 Billion
Projected Market Size in 2030 USD 28.56 Billion
Market Size in 2022 USD 15.80 Billion
CAGR Growth Rate 7.6% CAGR (2022-2030)
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2023-2032
Prominent Players Apto Solutions Inc., Dell Inc, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development, CompuCom Systems Inc., IBM Corporation, Iron Mountain Incorporated, LifeSpan Intern International Inc., Sims Lifecycle Services Inc., Ingram Micro Services, and Others
Key Segment By Asset Type, End-use, and Region
Report Coverage Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Recent Trends
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America
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Regional Overview

Due to the introduction of digitization and technological breakthroughs, which have caused the replacement of obsolete infrastructure, Asia Pacific is predicted to witness a CAGR of over 12% throughout the projection period. Given their booming IT marketplaces, nations like Japan, China, and India are among the top providers of ITAD services. According to the United Nations University, India produces over 2 million metric tons of electronic trash each year, of which 82% comes from personal electronics. In India, demand for ITAD services has increased significantly over the past several years to guarantee and manage the safe disposal of the created e-waste.

IT Asset Disposition Market (trends by region)

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Competitive Landscape

Vendors of ITADs provide various services, including data destruction, dismantling, redeployment, remarketing, and recycling of discarded IT hardware.

While some businesses have opted to use services from ITAD suppliers, others have decided to develop their service lines to handle the used equipment. To gain recognition and establish themselves in the market, ITAD vendors are concentrating on gaining certifications like Responsible Recycling (R2) and other higher certifications.

  • 2022: To connect data from Dell’s market-leading enterprise storage portfolio with the Snowflake Data Cloud, Dell Inc., and Snowflake collaborated.
  • 2020: CompuCom (US) and Office Depot (US) joined up to offer a range of IT hardware and service options to assist small and mid-sized organizations’ remote workspaces. A variety of services are available to businesses with 50 to 1,500 people, including remote IT assistance, on-site hardware and software repair, and environmentally appropriate disposal of IT equipment.

Some of the prominent players

  • Apto Solutions Inc.
  • Dell Inc
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development
  • CompuCom Systems Inc.
  • IBM Corporation
  • Iron Mountain Incorporated
  • LifeSpan Intern International Inc.
  • Sims Lifecycle Services Inc.
  • Ingram Micro Services

The global IT Asset Disposition market is segmented as follows:

By Service

  • De-Manufacturing & Recycling
  • Remarketing & Value Recovery
  • Data Destruction/Data Sanitation
  • Logistics Management & Reverse Logistics

By Asset Type

  • Computers/Laptops
  • Servers
  • Mobile Devices
  • Storage Devices
  • Peripherals

By Organization Size

  • Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises
  • Large Enterprises

By End-User

  • Banking
  • Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI)
  • IT & Telecom
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Public Sector & Government Offices
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Others (Energy & Utility, Construction & Real Estate, Logistics & Transportation))

Based on Geography

North America

  • The U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico


  • France
  • The UK
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

The Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • Kuwait
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America