Data Destruction

Why Destroy Data On-site?

As soon as retired electronic equipment leaves the data center, any intact data become vulnerable to exposure and can result in a potential data breach. Companies remain responsible for the security of collected data even after assets have been removed from your data center.

Don’t take any unnecessary risks. When security is absolutely paramount, you need to ensure your data is destroyed before IT assets leaves your premises. This removes all data risk associated with transporting material.

SRS offers a range of services for destroying sensitive data at our clients’ data centers. We help you meet regulatory requirements for data protection and avoid penalties for lack of compliance.

SRS offers data destruction solutions for:

  • Storage area networks (SAN)
  • Network area storage (NAS)
  • Magnetic drives
  • Solid state drives
  • Backup tapes

Data Destruction Methods

Lockable Storage Bins

For Secure Hard Drive Storage

SRS offers lockable storage bins to secure accumulated hard drives until destruction services are provided. The SRS tamper-proof bins have been designed for any electronic media to be safely stored in a steel plate, tamper proof bin in your data center awaiting secure destruction. Typically used for loose hard drives, tapes, thumb drives, mobile phones, CDs, DVDs and other data bearing storage devices.

For Hard Drive Transport

Some projects require secure transport from a client location to a SRS facility.  Lockable bins provide an affordable solution for certain situations. The secured bins increase the security of assets during shipment.

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Benefits of Working with SRS

  • National and global coverage
  • A range of data destruction services (degaussing, crushing, erasing, shredding)
  • Can handle small jobs and very large jobs
  • Can provide same day Certificate of Data Destruction
  • Can provide data destruction solution for a wide range of media including magnetic drives, solid state hard drives and backup tapes
  • Technicians use defined processes to ensure all data is destroyed and no drives are skipped as data is destroyed
  • Meets standards for data protection (NIST SP 800-88 r1, HMG IA Standard No. 5, DIN-66399)
  • Confidence that you are working with an industry leader who understands your data security risks
  • Media inventory reconciliation when needed

At our facilities, hard drives are erased or shredded, depending on size and client requirements.

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