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Secure Data Destruction - Data Tapes & Optical Media Services

CD, DVD and Data Tape Destruction

With Secure I.T. Disposals, you can rest assured that the security of your data is our primary concern.  Whether it be USB memory sticks, optical disks, i.e. CDs, DVDs, tapes, DLT, Data, CCTV, and Video tapes, mobile phones, cameras, networking equipment etc. every single piece of data that comes into our warehouse is destroyed completely and beyond recovery!

Data Tapes

Using our state-of-the-art Shredding process we can turn your tapes, DLT, Data, CCTV, and Video tapes, into disintegrated particles (reducing to 2mm particles). 

  • QIC, KC Standard, Compact Cassette, DC100
  • Datassette, DECtapeII, DLT, SLR, DDS/DAT
  • Travan, VXA, LTO Ultrium, SAIT, T10000
  • CCTV, Audio and Video tapes

Click here to view images of DLT, SDLT, QIC, Dat, CCTV and Video tapes - Reel to Reel, residue after destruction

Optical Media

Using our state-of-the-art Shredding process we can turn your Optical Media into disintegrated particles (reducing to 2mm particles). 

  • Blu-ray Disc (BD): BD-R, BD-RE
  • DVD: DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-R DL, DVD+R DL, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-RW DL, DVD+RW DL, DVD-RW2, DVD-RAM, DVD-D, HVD
  • Compact Disc (CD): Red Book, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, 5.1 Music Disc, SACD, PhotoCD, CD Video (CDV), Video CD (VCD), SVCD, CD+G, CD-Text, CD-ROM XA, CD-i
  • VCDHD
  • GD-ROM
  • MiniDisc (MD) (Hi-MD)
  • Laserdisc (LD)
  • Video Single Disc (VSD)
  • Ultra Density Optical (UDO)
  • Universal Media Disc (UMD)
  • Holographic Versatile Disc (HVD)

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Protectively Marked Documentation/Media

We are experts in the destruction and disposal of Protectively Marked Documentation/Media, We offer destruction to SSL3 Impact Level 6. We can provide you with the means to securely destroy all your sensitive/Protectively Marked materials. Plus Meeting the highest standards of security demanded by the Data Protection Act with our  secure confidential shredding services.

Our Confidential Destruction service has been designed to ensure that all risks associated with the secure and safe disposal and destruction of potentially sensitive data is eliminated and to ensure that you have total peace of mind. Our service is secure - safe - fast, and will provide you with a certificate of destruction to document the secure disposal of your confidential data. Let us take away the burden of sensitive (confidential data) destruction and give you peace of mind.

for more information on Protectively Marked Media - Secure Sanitisation Levels (SSL) and their Impact Levels (IL) click here.

Other Devices 

There are numerous devices, besides hard drives, Optical Media-Dat Tapes - that will/can store and contain sensitive data. Depending on your Data destruction needs, fax machines, answering machines, tape libraries, flash memory, mobile phones and just about any other sensitive data recording equipment can be processed in a similar manner. (reduction to 2mm particles is possible).

All plastic materials & non-data containing PCB's (circuit boards) are removed, in order to ensure the equipment is recycled inline with the WEEE Directive.

We are MoD Approved to handle and destroy Protectively Marked media up to the highest security level.

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Electronic/Magnetic media we can destroy:

  • Hard Drives - 8", 5", 3", 2" - Flash Drives
  • Data Tapes - DAT, DLT, CCTV, Audio, Video
  • Optical Discs - CD's, DVD's - Ram Disc's
  • USB Flash Media, Mobile Phones, Network Storage Devices.

How we destroy Data:

Hard Drives, Flash Drives erasure, using MoD approved software - the drive can then be reused/returned or shredded
Data, CCTV, and Video tapes. degaussed, fit for re-use/return or shredding.
USB Memory Sticks,  Flash Media Cards shredding. we can shred to 2mm.
Optical Disc's - CDs, DVDs,  Ram Discs shredding. we can shred to 2mm.
Note: All shredded fragments are then sent to an aluminium smelter.

If you would like further information on Hard Drive Destruction  please call us on 0870 727 1578, or click here to email or make a request here

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