When making the decision to recycle unwanted PCs, data security and privacy is extremely important. Even a non-functional PC still has a hard drive full of data inside it. For businesses, this can include sensitive customer or client data, as well as other business data. Home PCs usually contain personal data, financial data, passwords, and other sensitive material. Whether you’re sending computers to the recycling center for destructive recycling or donating them to charity, it’s essential that all sensitive data be removed completely, Beyond Surplus can handle all your data destruction requirements.
Our data destruction methods are compliant with HIPAA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, The Patriot Act, Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act, and others.
- Our Data destruction methods render all media “unusable and/or inaccessible”.
- Private security service or patrol for the facility.
- All hard drives and other storage media are securely locked under 24/7 video surveillance at the Beyond Surplus Secure Facility until destroyed.
Secure Hard Drive Destruction (Free Service)
We offer Free Physical Hard Drive destruction from from All Business Equipment that we pickup & All Equipment Dropped off at our warehouse, we will supply you with a “Certificate of Recycling & Data Destruction” stating that the drives were destroyed, submit this request with your online pickup request. For a nominal fee we can also scan and record all the serial numbers in a spreadsheet in addition to the Recycling & Data Destruction Certificate.
Visual Verification of Destruction (Paid Service)
Beyond Surplus gives you 100% peace of mind offering you Visual Verification of Destruction at our Smyrna Warehouse. We will destroy your hard drives while you watch. This particular physical destruction is considered the most effective way to guarantee absolute data destruction.
This Service can be provided at NO Cost if we have picked up other equipment from you.
You have the option of requesting a Certificate of Destruction that includes serial numbers of all Media that has been destroyed.
How we destroy Hard Drives
Beyond Surplus operates an Ameri-Shred industrial hydraulic shredder specifically designed to destroy your hard drives, data backup tapes Beyond Recovery. Only complete, physical destruction will ensure that your digital data is permanently destroyed. As your business faces a surge of privacy breach threats, it’s not enough to simply erase data from your media before it’s discarded. Beyond Surplus offers several approaches to permanent hard drive destruction depending, on type of media and volume:
We can shred 750 Server Hard Drives to 1500 Standard Hard Drives Per Hour At our Smyrna facility. A 1-1/2” Shred Width Guarantees destruction of the hard drive platters, mechanisms and the electronic components Beyond Recovery rendering the data unrecoverable.
Hard Drive Crushing
Our Hard Disk Crusher (HDC) drills through the hard disk’s spindles and physically creates ripples in the platters making it impossible to recover the data.
We offer secure destruction of the following electronic media:
• Hard drives
• SSD drives
• Backup tapes & storage media
• CDs and DVDs
• Portable jump drives, thumb drives and flash drive USB devices