Secure data destruction Sheffield
Computer data is stored on a hard drive or solid state drive. Solid state drives store the data electronically while hard drives store the data on a magnetic disc known as a platen. Computer storage drives are reliable and keep your data very safe from loss. This is all very well while you are using the drive in your computer, but not what you want when you come to dispose of it. Perhaps you have bought a new computer and want to give the old one to a relative or to a friend. Perhaps you have upgraded your computer with a new drive and are wondering what to do with the old drive. However you come to have a spare drive, your precious and probably confidential data will still be perfectly readable on your old drive, even if you have deleted it.
You don't want anyone else to see your data so you need to be sure it is completely deleted. We can destroy the data on your drive, working on site to government security standards. We carry out the secure data wipe where you can see us doing it, on your site. We don't remove the drive from site so there is no chance of it getting lost and falling into the hands of someone who should not have it. Once your drive has been securely wiped, you can safely give it to a friend or charity, or dispose of it at your local council recycling collection point for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), secure in the knowledge that whatever happens to it, your data has been safely deleted.