Hard Drive Destruction

Today, there is an abundance of technology, it can be easy to neglect the proper disposal of your old hard drives and other media devices. However, some of your most valuable corporate or client data is stored inside these devices.

The risk of just throwing them away could jeopardize important information, such as medical records, business expertise, insider trade secrets or the like.

How We Can Help You with Hard Drive Destruction

Companies in all types of industries, including IT, trust us with the destruction of their hard drives, and you can count on us to deliver the same secure process and precision to destroy the hard drives from your personal devices.

We are your #1 local source for securely degaussing and destroying your hard drives or other media devices.

To ensure complete security, each drive goes through a two step process:

  • First they are professionally degaussed (in 7 seconds).
  • Next, they are destroyed using our hard drive destroyer listed on the NSA/CSS Evaluated List for erasure of Top Secret data.

With our on-site hard drive degauss and shredding services, we can come to you and provide our efficient and secure destruction service at your company’s offices or at your home.

What Types of Drives Can We Destroy?

The following list includes examples of types of devices containing personal information we can destroy:

    • Hard drives- traditional magnetic platter drives
    • Solid state drives (SSD)
    • USB drive/thumb drive
    • SD Cards
    • Backup tapes
    • Cellphones (must remove battery prior to destruction)

We work hard to ensure no material is ever sent to landfill where it would be harmful to the environment. Once destroyed, hard drives are recycled in the form of extracting the precious metals.  Rest assured, your data and hard drives will be completely destroyed and the resulting material recycled or disposed of in an environmentally-friendly way.

Upon request, we can provide you with a list of serial numbers and a certified Certificate of Destruction  showing that each hard drive (listed by serial number) has been properly destroyed and disposed of in a manner that meets regulatory standards.

Destruction: It’s the Law

It’s important to remember that in accordance with HIPAA, GLB, and other regulations that affect many industries, personal information must be completely destroyed. This means that simply erasing a hard drive is not considered an acceptable way to protect your patients’, customers’, or employees’ personal information.

Instead, the only way to actually carry out your due diligence is to shred the hard drives in the most effective way possible: using our state-of-the-art technology.

Don’t gamble with your most valuable asset: information. Instead, minimize risk by completely destroying your hard drives. Trusting The Shredeasy with your hard drive disposal will give you peace of mind knowing that crucial data is destroyed, and you’ll even have a Certificate of Destruction to keep for your records.  Plus you can watch the entire process from our exclusive viewing lounge.

Wondering if we can help your company destroy your hard drives? Complete the form on this page or give us a call and let us know more about how we can help you with your next hard drive shredding project!

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