Blancco Highlights Data Erasure Solutions for Data Centers

Company launches initiative aimed at data center operations.

April 9, 2013
SDB Staff
Electronics Equipment & Products
Joensuu, Finland-based Blancco, a provider of data erasure and computer reuse solutions, has launched an initiative aimed at the data center and cloud computing market about its solutions and best practices for data erasure.
As part of the initiative, Blancco is offering a comprehensive white paper, “Data Erasure Solutions for Data Center and Cloud Computing Security,” for download.
According to Kim Väisänen, CEO and co-founder of Blancco, the company’s solutions offers three key advantages to data centers:
  • Full control and auditability of the data erasure process through detailed reports and centralized management; 
  • Savings through reuse of existing hardware and configurations like logical drives (LUNs); and
  • Opportunities to offer new services such as secure data erasure after data migration or a customer contract ends. 

“As data centers grow more complex, we want to spotlight the advantages our solutions offer,” Väisänen says. “To eliminate the need for multiple erasure products, data centers with high-end server and SAN (storage area network) environments need a tool that erases a broad range of hardware like Netapp, IBM, Oracle (SUN), HP, EMC, DELL, and Hitachi, as well as Microsoft software. Our solutions are tailored to meet these requirements. They also support virtual environments from both VMware and Microsoft based on vSphere (ESXi) and Hyper-V, respectively.”

Blancco’s solutions are designed to handle the different levels of data erasure required in a data center: file, LUN, disk, server and storage.
“We are the only provider of a complete portfolio of certified solutions for data erasure from smartphones to mainframes,” Väisänen says. “We look forward to continuing our work to help data centers meet their challenges.”