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With several million end-users, an impressive clientele and a broad network of trusted partners, Blancco has proved to be the global specialist in the field of professional data destruction and computer reuse management. Founded in 1997, Blancco Ltd. has its corporate headquarters in Joensuu, Finland. Besides its 8 international offices, Blancco has partners in all continents and in more than 20 countries. In 2006 Deloitte ranked Blancco in Fast 50 as one of fastest growing technology companies in Finland.

see also:- Blancco's own flash SSD erase page

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The need for fast and secure data erase - in which vital parts of a flash SSD or its data are destroyed in seconds - has always been a requirement in military projects.
Fast Purge flash SSDs directory & articles Although many industrial SSD vendors offer products with extended "rugged" operating environment capabilities - and even notebooks SSDs come with encryption - it's the availability of fast data purge which differentiates "truly secure" SSDs which can be deployed in sensitive applications.

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Sanitization Methods for Cleaning Up Hard Disk Drives
Removing the data on old unwanted disk drives has become a concern for all users.

Pointsec found that they were able to read 7 out of 10 hard-drives bought over the Internet at auctions such as eBay, for less than the cost of a McDonald's meal, all of which had "supposedly" been "wiped-clean" or "re-formatted".

This article reviews the various methods available to sanitize hard disks along with the advantages and disadvantages in each the article