SOURCE: Sims Recycling Solutions U.S.

Sims Recycling Solutions U.S.

February 09, 2016 09:00 ET

Infographic Shares an Overview of Hard Drive Data Destruction

Infographic Released by Sims Recycling Solutions Shows Various Methods for Hard Drive Data Destruction

WEST CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - February 09, 2016) - Sims Recycling Solutions, a leading provider of global IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, released an infographic to help businesses and consumers better understand the elements needed during hard drive disposition. Ensuring complete data destruction of hard drives and storage media can prove beneficial to maximize device value and minimize risk of data incursions. You may view this infographic on the company website.

Organizations collecting any amount of customer data become liable for protecting that data. Data breaches can therefore cause irreparable harm to customer trust. This infographic includes insight on data management with end-of-life electronic equipment and selecting the data destruction method that best fits your needs which can include wiping, purging or shredding.

"In today's current market it's critical for companies to understand different methods for hard drive data destruction for the variety of storage media available," stated Steve Skurnac, president of Sims Recycling Solutions. "This infographic can help provide a visual guide to the basics of ensuring data destruction when disposing of IT and electronic equipment."

For additional details regarding hard drive data destruction, check out our downloadable white paper which discusses "Five Things You Can Do to Avoid a Data Breach During IT Asset Disposition".

Sims Recycling Solutions

Sims Recycling Solutions (www.SimsRecycling.com) is the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling. We have over 20 years' experience in comprehensive IT asset disposition and mobile device refurbishment services either directly or through acquired businesses. Sims provides disposition services for all types of retired electronic equipment to local, national and global customers in every business sector including data centers, healthcare, financial service and technical organizations.

As a part of Sims Metal Management Limited, the world's leading publicly listed metal and electronics recycler, Sims Recycling Solutions has the global reach, expertise, and infrastructure necessary to ensure to our customers that all electronic devices are processed in a secure and environmentally responsible manner.

Sims international footprint of operations across 21 countries enables us to offer a global scope of services on a myriad of local fronts.

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