Data Killers Addresses the Solid State Hard Drive End-of-Life Dilemma

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In a recent ‘white paper’ release, Data Killers, a nationwide destruction company specializing in on-site shredding of hard drives, tapes, products and equipment, uses industry research and a review of the University of California San Diego’s study of solid state hard drives to recommend the best practices for destroying solid state hard drives. uses industry research and a review of the University of California San Diego's study of solid state hard drives to recommend best practices for destroying solid state hard drives.

The growing use of solid state hard drives (SSDs) may leave technology professionals in a dilemma over how to best dispose of these high-performance, difficult-to-erase data storage devices.

Data Killers, a data destruction specialist with experience in handling classified information, offers guidelines on how to destroy sensitive information on SSDs. In a recent ‘white paper’ release, Data Killers described the difficulties in erasing and re-programming these drives and reviewed the study performed on these drives at UCSD.

Traditional data destruction techniques, previously used on regular hard disk drives, are ineffective on SSDs. Data Killers tackles these concerns and offers best practices for destroying these drives for assured compliance with standards set forth and mandated by various government agencies as well as corporate compliance guidelines.

Data Killers provides nationwide, on-site destruction of any type of equipment or media with assured compliance and the ability to shred material to 10mm or as small as 2mm sizes (with advanced notification). Data Killers is the data and product destruction arm of Turtle Wings, Inc., an ISO certified, woman-owned, and HUB Zoned Company holding multiple GSA contracts.

For a copy of the white paper or more information contact our office at 301-583-8399 or visit http://www.DATAKILLERS.com.

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