Through our patented SSD erasure process, organizations now have a secure method to erase data on storage devices – regardless of underlying technology – in a cost-effective, secure and eco-friendly manner. Ensure your sensitive data has been permanently erased from your IT assets with the most certified disk erasure software solution on the market, with a 100% tamper-proof report.

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Key Benefits of Blancco’s Disk Erasure Software:

  • Patented solid state drive (SSD) erasure (Patent No. 9286231)
  • Erases data permanently from multiple HDDs/SSDs simultaneously
  • Automates the hard drive erasure process to remove BIOS freeze locks
  • Local and remote deployment
  • RAID dismantling and pass through
  • Identifies false positives during internal data erasure processes
  • Provides digitally signed certificate of proof of secure erasure for auditing
  • Compliant with state, federal and international data privacy regulations and guidelines, including ISO 27001 and ISO 27040

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Secure SSD Data Erasure


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The Only Patented SSD Data Erasure

Guarantee your data has been erased from any drives, including complex SSDs in desktop/laptop computers, servers and storage environments with the most certified and patented data erasure solution (Patent No. 9286231). Blancco Drive Eraser is acknowledged by DIPCOG for being suitable for secure erasure of SSD media.

The Most Certified Data Erasure Software Available

As the de facto standard in data erasure, Blancco provides thousands of organizations with an absolute line of defense against costly security breaches, as well as verification of regulatory compliance through a 100% tamper-proof audit trail. Our data erasure software have been tested, certified, approved and recommended by 15+ governing bodies around the world, and erases to U.S. Department of Defense (Standard 5220.22-M) and 21 other standards, to meet security and regulatory compliance requirements. No other security firm can boast this level of compliance with the most rigorous requirements set by government agencies, legal authorities and independent testing laboratories.

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Key Features

Erase to 22 Different Standards

Fast and Secure Erasure

Flexible and User-Friendly Interface

Comprehensive Reporting

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Blancco Drive Eraser Technical Specifications

  • Locally or remotely controlled data erasure via the Blancco Management Console
  • High-speed, simultaneous erasure of multiple drives
  • RAID dismantling and direct access to the underlying physical drives
  • SSD detection and secure erasure with Blancco´s patented SSD method
  • Automated detection and unlocking of freeze locked drives
  • Extensive list of international erasure standards, including HMG/CESG, NIST, BSI and DoD
  • Detection, notification and erasure of hidden areas (DCO, HPA) and remapped sectors
  • Support for internal drive erasure commands, including cryptographic erasure
  • 1 GB RAM memory in most cases
  • Local erasure:
    • CD/DVD drive or USB port for booting the software
    • SVGA display and VESA compatible video card
    • USB port for saving reports
  • Remote erasure (requires Blancco Management Console):
    • Ethernet NIC
    • DHCP Server running on local network for PXE booting, remote erasure and report collection
  • Improved usability for a faster and more efficient erasure process
  • Multi-tasking to allow the hardware diagnostics and updating the report during the erasure time
  • Screensaver displaying the erasure progress to monitor the process from afar
  • Resume an erasure that has been interrupted without consuming extra licenses
  • Digitally-signed erasure report
  • Choose between asset level or drive-level reports
  • Save reports locally or send them through the network to the Blancco Management Console
  • Detailed reports enabled by enhanced hardware detection
  • Extensive erasure information, including HDD details for seamless audit procedures
  • User extendable report (with option to add “custom fields”)
  • Blancco Drive Eraser is platform independent
  • Several booting options including CD/DVD, USB and PXE
  • Easy deployment in Windows environments via MSI packages
  • Complete detection of all hardware components
  • Extensive hardware diagnostics capabilities
  • Easy identification of rack-mounted drives
  • Customize erasure software to fit specific needs
  • Customize input fields in erasure reports
  • 3 levels of process automation: manual, semi-automatic, automatic
  • Erase data securely from PCs, laptops, servers and storage environments based in x86 and x86-64 architectures
  • BIOS & UEFI machines including Intel-based Macs
  • IDE/ATA, SATA, SCSI, SAS, USB, Fibre Channel, FireWire hard disk drives of any size/blocksize
  • SATA and SAS solid state drives of any size/blocksize
  • eMMC drives of any size/blocksize
  • NVMe drives of any size/blocksize
  • Verification algorithms to automatically check the overwritten patterns
  • Hexviewer providing fast visual verification of the erasure for compliance
  • Reports are tamper proof
  • Embed reports in the drives for a fast erasure audit
  • GUI and user manuals available in English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Korean
  • Up to 20 different keyboard layouts supported

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