Offsite data destruction carried out at our secure facility

  • Hard Disk Drive Destruction
  • CD and DVD Data Destruction
  • Backup Tape DLT LTO Data Destruction

Data security is critical when disposing of redundant IT equipment and we provide a full range of data erasure services to ensure your data is removed from your equipment when it is disposed of. We only use UK Government CESG approved data erasure software and hardware to provide the utmost in data security. Much more than just computer recycling, we can provide full asset retiral services to meet your company’s policies, including:

Onsite hard disk drive, CD/DVD and backup tape data destruction – carried out on your premises to ensure all data is securely erased before equipment leaves your premises

Asset Management – full details (to serial number level) of all items removed from your site can be provided All computers hand checked to ensure no hard disks ‘slip through the net’ Certificates of Destruction issued showing serial numbers of all hard disk drives destroyed for your records and chain of custody Our full range of data sanitisation services allow you to select the procedure most appropriate for your data, we can sanitise equipment/media in the following ways:

  • Media or Equipment On Customer Premises (onsite data detruction) At Our Facility (offsite data destruction)
  • Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) Software: CESG approved to HMG IA5 Higher Level Software: CESG approved to meet HMG IA5 * * Higher Level (IL6 – Top Secret)
  • Software: CESG approved to HMG IA5 Lower Level Software: CESG approved to HMG IA5 Lower Level
  • Physical: CESG approved degusser to Lower Level then physically destroyed with a hard drive crusher Physical: CESG approved degusser to Lower Level then physically destroyed with a hard drive crusher
  • CDs & DVDs Physically destroyed using a US NSA approved grinder Physically destroyed using a US NSA approved grinder
  • Tapes – DLT, LTO, DDS etc. Physical: CESG approved degausser then physically crushed Physical: CESG approved degausser then physically crushed

Printer/Photocopier If hard drive present then same options as hard drives above If hard drive present then same options as hard drives above Routers, switches, PDAs

Reset to factory settings according to manufacturer’s guidance