Not every business is one that needs to have access to tools for destroying hard drives and other types of media. Sometimes, this kind of gear is just a waste of money but there are a few key signs that you need to look into this type of equipment. If you suspect that your business needs this then you have come to the right place. If your business is a match for the signs below then you are almost certainly someone who needs to look into investing in media destruction.
1. You have lots of confidential information stored on your hard drives
If you have a lot of old hard drives with a load of personal information stored on them then this is a key sign that you need to invest in media destruction ASAP. If you have a collection of old hard drives with either your information or old client files (credit card numbers, addresses, etc.) then the best way to make sure there isn’t an issue is to destroy those hard drives. It’s all well and good to say that you’re going to safely store away a hard drive and nobody will use it but anyone could end up digging through your things to find that drive and then you or your clients’ information could easily be compromised and there will be nothing you can do about it.
2. You don’t have enough storage space
The obvious reason to get rid of your old drives via their destruction is to free up space. You can’t just keep every hard drive you ever use forever and if you try then you will eventually run out of space for those drives to be kept in. If you have a large collection of old drives that you never use and need more space then destroying some of these old drives you never use is an excellent way to free up some space.
Do you need more info or are you just not sure if any of these criteria really fit your situation? Then contact us and we can help you figure out if you need to invest in Media Destruction.