Erase & Destroy

Erase & Destroy

Complete security of sensitive data

Our robust data security processes prevent unintended disclosure of stored information and ensure compliance with data privacy regulations more completely and reliably than standard deletion and formatting techniques.

Fast, secure hard drive erasure

To make sure confidential business information remains so, OCM are a Gold ITAD partner with Blancco whose software is certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the UK Government’s National Technical Authority for Information Assurance. The Blancco product meets the highest security specifications detailed in the HMG InfoSec Standard No: 5., data erasure software, which guarantees your redundant drives and other storage media will be over written and cannot give up their data to a third party.

Blancco data erasure solutions have been tested, certified, approved and recommended by 15+ governing bodies and leading organizations around the world. No other data erasure software can boast this level of compliance with the rigorous requirements set by government agencies, legal authorities and independent testing laboratories.

OCM can guarantee your sensitive data has been sanitized from servers, laptops, desktops and drives with the most certified disk erasure software solution on the market. Each erasure procedure is verified and certified, resulting in a signed, tamper-proof Certificate of Erasure to prove compliance with local, national and global data protection regulations.

This state of the art system is proven 100% effective, so you can – with complete confidence – resell or reuse unwanted IT equipment that might previously have had to be destroyed to protect its contents.

Blancco's data cleansing is completely scalable, therefore OCM can undertake the erasure of even the largest data centre – effectively.

We can also erase data on-site using our mobile Blancco toolkit, so drives, smartphones and tablets can all be erased with minimum inconvenience to you or your team.

Total IT equipment destruction

In the event that the erasure process fails or if required drives, DLT tapes, CDs, DVDs and similar storage media with little or no value, can be shredded to 25mm fragments using our own in-house machine. The processed material is then mixed together to ensure that it is impossible to reconstitute any drive.

If you prefer, we can destroy drives, tapes and other media on-site at your premises using our mobile shredding equipment.

A fully audited data security trail

Our processes offer total transparency. We can provide you with 100% traceability of the erasure process through the tracking of serial numbers and unique identifiers, so you have the reassurance of knowing that your end of life IT assets are being securely and properly processed.

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Having processed IT equipment from 300 retail outlets in just two weeks and the contents of 18 articulated lorries in 21 days, you can be sure that we have the capacity to handle even the largest of IT & EPoS asset management projects.

So, if you would like to know more about our data security processes, one of our account managers will be happy to talk you through in more detail and answer any questions.

Call OCM on 01386 555008 or email If you would like someone to call you, just request a call back.

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