DataXile provides on-site and off-site backup tape destruction in the greater Toronto area. The method of destruction is backup tape shredding.Backup tapes are no exception to rapid rate of change that occurs with information technology.Contact DataXile to securely destroy backup tapes. If your firm utilizes tape media it most likely has accumulated legacy cartridges that are no longer practical for your daily backup requirements. Improper disposal is a serious data security concern for both your company and its clients. Professional backup tape destruction should be carried out by a reputable data destruction company that has the resources to securely destroy the media.

DataXile will destroy your backup tapes and any data stored on them by shredding the cartridges. Where possible serial numbers will be scanned and recorded. This information will be provided to the client on a certificate of destruction at the project’s completion. Per client request this can occur onsite or offsite. When required due to legislation or data security policy, backup tape destruction can easily be combined with degaussing. Tapes DataXile commonly shreds include:

  • 8MM
  • AIT
  • DAT
  • DDS
  • DLT
  • DTF
  • IBM 3570, 3590, 3592
  • LTO
  • Magstar
  • MO
  • QIC
  • RDX
  • SDLT
  • T10000
  • UDO
  • VXA