Raleigh Hard Drive Destruction Services
The amount of information and data that businesses keep on computer hard drives nowadays is unprecedented in history. Now more than ever, it’s vital that a hard drive destruction service be used whenever a hard drive has reached its end-of-life. This is the only way to ensure that confidential and highly sensitive emails, invoices, budgetary numbers and internal documents aren’t accessed by outside individuals.
It’s Not Enough To Just Erase Data
It’s not enough to simply erase information from a drive and expect that the data cannot be accessed. Once files have been erased on a drive, they can still be accessed by an individual skilled in information retrieval. Even if the drive is formatted, some of the information may still be accessible. Hard drive shredding is the only solution that guarantees information is not accessible from outsiders after your computer is discarded.
Raleigh On-Site Hard Drive Destruction
PROSHRED® Raleigh hard drive destruction services and mobile hard drive shredding services can guarantee proper destruction of hard drives before being discarded. Our hard drive destruction professionals will arrive at your facility and destroy your end-of-life hard drives. PROSHRED® Raleigh also offers professional hard drive shredding service if you want to witness the destruction process take place. This on site hard drive destruction can happen on-location at your facility, so you can watch your hard drives being destroyed. You will also receive a detailed certificate of destruction that shows the date and the time the hard drive was picked up.
E-Waste Recycling & Legislation Compliance
PROSHRED® Raleigh understands that your business is a committed to environmental stewardship as much as we are. That’s why we make sure that each shredded hard drive is sent to a recycling facility that specializes in electronics and metal. Even computer monitors are safely disposed of with no landfill! We send electronic waste only to recycling partners who are certified to comply with federal and state electronic waste regulations, and only after your hard drives have been property destroyed.
Frequently Asked Questions About Hard Drive Destruction
Hard drive destruction is a way of properly disposing of hard drives so that the confidential information stored on them can't be accessed. Punching a hole through the disc and physically shredding the hard drive is the NAID standard for hard drive destruction.
The cost of destruction depends on the number of hard drives as well as any additional requirements, such as scanning the barcode for inventory management.There is a $400 minimum for mobile hard drive destruction.
PROSHRED® Raleigh provides a certificate of hard drive destruction after every job. A certificate of destruction includes the date, the number of hard drives destroyed, as well as the barcode or the serial number of the hard drives that were shredded.
Plant-based hard drive destruction is $5 per hard drive. To find out how much a job will cost, you can call us to get a free quote.
The hard drives should be removed from the CPU or server, placed in a box, and then stored securely. Once the PROSHRED® Raleigh service professional arrives, the hard drives will be counted and, if requested, the serial number will be scanned.
Hard drives can be dropped off for shredding at our full-service PROSHRED® Raleigh location.