Securely Wiping Your Hard Drive Protects You from Data Recovery
Simply deleting files or even formating your drive doesn't mean the data is gone. It can still be recovered using freely-available software tools. Only by overwriting the data can you ensure it's permanently and securely erased. WipeDrive has been certified by the NSA to show that when you wipe hard drive data with WipeDrive is forensically unrecoverable.
WipeDrive's 3 Pass Wipe Completely Erases Your Hard Drive
For extra assurance your data is gone you can wipe hard drive data multiple times. WipeDrive provides several wipe patterns including the DoD 5220.22-M wipe pattern used by many branches of the U.S. Government.
What is WipeDrive?
WipeDrive is the world leader in secure data destruction. WipeDrive allows corporations and government entities to permanently and securely erase data from hard drives, removable media, and mobile devices, providing a cost-effective, secure, and socially responsible way of recycling and retiring computer storage.
The world’s most highly-certified wiping software
WipeDrive is the only wiping software in the world that meets NIAP’s EAL4+ security standard and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense. According to the NSA, data deleted with WipeDrive is “permanently destroyed as to make any type of forensic data recovery impossible.”
WipeDrive meets or exceeds all major national and international regulatory and technical standards including:
- Common Criteria Evaluation
- FACTA standards
- NIAP’s EAL4+ security standard
- U.S. Department of Defense 5220.22-M
- CSEC ITSG-06
How can I use WipeDrive?
- Manage your corporate storage hardware end-of-life cycle.
- Multiple deployment methods allow you to wipe storage on individual computers, via a PXE configuration, or remotely.
- Erase drives on computers in branch or remote locations before moving them.
Major IT shift from physical destruction to software wiping
Most fortune 500 companies still physically destroy their hard drives. This archaic and UN-environmental form of data destruction pulverizes drives into dust. Sure the data is gone but there are major downsides to grinding when compared to wiping your data.
Grinding WipeDrive Data Security - No data is recoverable. - No data is recoverable. Secure Chain of Custody - Chain of custody required and typically includes external employees, increasing risk of data compromise. - No chain of custody necessary. Wipes can be done remotely without moving the computer. Environmental Impact - Produces landfill bi-products that are not easily absorbed or re-incorporated into the environment. - Wiped drives can be easily and securely re-used within the organization or donated to charitable causes. Cost - Roughly $8-10 per drive. - Typically less than half the cost of physical destruction. Logistical efficiency - Drives must be removed and securely transported to the destruction site. - Drives can be wiped remotely without moving computers or removing hard drives. Secure Audit Trail - Reports vulnerable to human error and manipulation. - Reports impossible to manipulate. Audit trail automatically logs comprehensive drive identifiers and information.
Features & Benefits
Completely Erase Your Hard Drive for Information Security
WipeDrive erases 100% of your data, operating system and programs. Erased data is impossible to recover, even with the most advanced tools. According to the NSA, data erased by WipeDrive "is permanently destroyed as to make any type of forensic data recovery impossible."
Highly-Certified Hard Drive Erasing Softwarey
WipeDrive is the only wiping software in the world certified to NIAP’s EAL4+ criteria. Certified by the Common Criteria Standard, WipeDrive meets most major national and international certifications and standards. Simply put, it’s the best wiping technology available today.
Wipe SSDs (Solid State Drives)
Need to wipe solid state drives? For over two years WipeDrive has been a market leader in comprehensively wiping SSD drives by removing security freeze locks to ensure there are no hidden or locked areas of the drive that are missed. Erasing SSDs is a priority for many companies because they retain their value better than traditional platter hard drives allowing them to re-coupe part of their cost or re-use the drives internally. WipeDrive can wipe any SSD drive that is free from manufacturer defects.
WipeDrive is typically a fraction of the cost of physically destroying hard drives and other storage hardware. We’ll even match or beat the price of competitive software offerings.
Wipe Computers Remotely NEW!
Wipe computers in remote or branch locations before you move them. Wipe any computer for which you have admin access.
Trusted by the U.S. Government and Fortune 500 companies
WipeDrive is approved and used exclusively by the Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force to erase hard drive data, and is a trusted provider for many Fortune 100 companies such as GM and Humana. Now the exact same wiping technology is available to the public.
RAID Support NEW!
Configure or re-configure RAID setups on supported RAID controllers allowing technicians to avoid doing a manual configuration and saving time.
One product wipes all your hardware types
With WipeDrive you don’t have to buy different products for wiping various hardware types. One block of licenses gives you the flexibility to wipe desktops, laptops, servers, RAID configurations, and other storage media.
Customized Reporting Options NEW!
Flexible reporting options allow you to generate and store reports in whatever format you need be it PDF, text file, or stored in a database. Users can add custom fields to track company-specific data such as unique company IDs or the name of the technician performing the wipe.
WipeDrive Dongle NEW!
The WipeDrive Dongle allows you to manage your licenses to best suit your needs. Transfer licenses to the dongle for wiping in an environment without internet connectivity or leave your licenses in the cloud if you’re always connected.
Custom solution for your business needs
As an enterprise-class solution, WipeDrive can be customized to accommodate your specific business needs. Erase hard drive data how and when you want.
Multiple deployment options
Wipe an individual computer, multiple hard drives simultaneously, or computers in remote locations. WipeDrive Enterprise allows you to use any of our deployment options so you can wipe how and when you want.
Deployment options include:
- USB drive
- PXE Network
Wipe over 100 devices simultaneously
WipeDrive Enterprise can be deployed on over 100 devices on your network simultaneously saving you time and money.
Environmentally and socially responsible
WipeDrive contributes toward the zero-land-fill initiative by helping companies re-use and recycle their storage hardware rather than trash it.
By wiping and donating your retired storage hardware you not only avoid contributing to the land fill but can help schools or charitable organizations in need of computer hardware.
Flexible licensing options
Flexible licensing options are available to meet your individual needs. Please contact our enterprise sales team for more information and to get a custom quote.
Enterprise customers receive upgrades free of charge as they become available. There’s no need to worry about your user licenses becoming outdated.
Customized solutions available
Most enterprise clients are happy with WipeDrive Enterprise right “out of the box.” However, we know that some clients have special situations and needs and we welcome the opportunity to customize our software and provide one-on-one consulting accordingly.
Phone, email and web support
We provide enterprise customers with free customer support. We’ll work with you to resolve any problems.
Compatible with Windows, Mac, or any x86 architecture
WipeDrive is compatible with all machines running on an x86 architecture including all versions of Windows and all versions of Mac in the last 10 years. In fact, you can run WipeDrive directly from a CD without even starting the operating system.
License for WipeDrive Data Destruction Software
WipeDrive Enterprise is licensed per client. We offer bulk and other discounts according to the needs of the client. Please contact a sales representative by using our contact form.
Hard Drive Erase - Software Compatibility
- All computers with an x86 architecture.
- All versions of Microsoft Windows.
- All recent versions of Mac (starting with OS X v10.6 “Snow Leopard”)
- All flavors of Linux
- Supports SSD erasure with option to select flash based storage media standards
- Fast data erasure for ATA, SATA, SCSI, FibreChannel and SAS hard drives
- Reports information about memory, processor, motherboard, pointing devices, display, floppy drive, keyboard and hard drive S.M.A.R.T. test
- USB drive
- PXE Network
WipeDrive 7 gives you more hardware support, more ways to use your wipe licenses, more reporting options, more language support and more flexibility to customize. WipeDrive 7 uses the same NIAP-certified wiping technology with even more flexibility in managing your hardware end-of-lifecycle process. Here are some of the new features in WipeDrive 7
Hard Drive Eraser Software with the Latest Features
Erase Hard Drives Remotely
Now you can wipe computers in remote locations giving you more control over the wiping process and allowing you to manage the end-of-lifecycle for hardware across multiple company locations
Now configure or reconfigure RAID setups on supported RAID controllers allowing technicians to avoid doing a manual configuration and saving time.
In addition, WipeDrive 7 will retrieve the serial numbers of the drives on supported RAID controllers. Our list of supported RAID hardware continues to expand.
Buy additional licenses online
If you run out of wipe licenses after hours or on the weekend, you can instantly buy more licenses online at any time without contacting support. You will never be stuck waiting.
With the WipeDrive Dongle you can manage your wipe licenses with or without an internet connection. We make it easy to manage your licenses by transferring them to and from one or multiple dongles
Now you can use WipeDrive for your international needs with added support for Spanish, French, and Canadian French.
PDF Reports and Options
Users can now add custom fields to track company-specific data such as the technician performing the wipe or unique company IDs.
With WipeDrive 7 there's no need to have multiple products to wipe multiple hardware types. With our flexible licensing you can wipe desktops, laptops, networked computers, servers, individual drives, or RAID arrays all with one product and one block of licenses
Expanded Customization Options
WipeDrive 7 allows for even greater customization for your specific business situations and needs.
Among other things you now have more control over exactly which drives you want to be simultaneously wiped and which wipe pattern options your IT staff can choose from.
Enhanced PXE Functionality
Expanded PXE functionality now lets you re-tune which drives you want to wipe and gives you more control over the wipe process from your server. No more need to log-in to client machines.
Windows 8 Support
WipeDrive 7 will support the new Windows 8 from day one. So that your company can do what they do best.
WipeDrive WipeDrive Small Business WipeDrive Enterprise Uses WipeDrive's government-grade wiping technology Permanently and securely erases the whole drive Bulk license purchasing available Wipes up to 100 drives simultaneously Wipe computers remotely RAID Support PXE Network Wiping Support Compatible with Windows Compatible with Mac OS Compatible with Linux
DOD 5220.22-m Wipe Certified Software to Wipe Hard DrivesWipeDrive uses a DOD 5220-m wipe pattern to wipe hard drives. This pattern overwrites data on the hard drive three times using different bit patterns and is used by many government and Fortune 500 organizations. WipeDrive is fully configurable to use any wipe pattern you need. Use one of the pre-configured wipe patterns or customize one of your own.
DOD 5220.22-m Wipes Offer Government-level SecurityThe DOD 5220.22-m wipe pattern is required by many organizations because it's believed to provide extra assurance that your data is gone. This standard was created by the National Industrial Security Program to provide guidelines for handling the disposal of classified information.
The Best Enterprise Software for Wiping Hard DrivesWipeDrive is the most highly-certified wiping software on the market. It's the only product that has earned the EAL 4+ certifiecation. This comprehensive certification includes laboratory testing and a source code audit to ensure it performs as advertised and meets the highest security standards.