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R2 Solutions Announces Release of R2: 2013

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R2: 2013 Responsible Recycling in Massachusetts




XTechnology Global is always keeping up with the latest updates in recycling certifications in order to stay ahead of the game. Recently, R2 Solutions announced that they will be releasing R2: 2013 certification on July 1, 2013. R2:2013 is the premiere certification program for electronics recycling. This new update greatly increases the oversight and quality assurance widgets that are extremely important to a certification program. R2 Solutions is always looking to raise the bar for data security, the environment and the health and safety for not only the employees, but the community as well.

Some highlights are that all R2 Facilties will be required to have an approved EHSMS (environmental, health and safety management system) to improve the accountability and integrity of the R2 certification. whether OECD or non-OECD, more explicit compliance with export and import laws of all exporting, importing and in-transit countries is required. Lastly, improvements to data destruction have been made, assuring the security of all media until it is completely sanitized and/or destroyed.

XTechnology Global keeps up to date with all recycling certification, including those released by R2 Solutions. We aim to provide top of the line service to all of clients to ensure that all of their data and information is removed, recycled and destroyed properly and in an environmentally safe manner. To learn more about our Data Desctruction and Data Eradication services, give the experts at XTG a call today!

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Data Eradication and Media Sanitization in Boston, MA

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XTechnology Global provides best in class non-destructive media sanitization  for all storage media. Interfaces include IDE, SATA, SAS, Fiber Channel, SCSI and Solid State devices. Program selection includes up to 14 different settings to provide the client with choices that will suit their needs.


Data eradication programs:

  • 1X Write NIST clearData Eradication in Boston, MA
  • 1X Write DOD Clear
  • 1X Write Verify, DOD Clear Verify
  • 1X Zero Drive
  • 3X Write DOD without Verify
  • 3XWrite  Verify DOD sanitize
  • 3X Write Verify NAVSO Purge
  • 3X Write Verify NAVSO purge without format
  • 5X Write
  • 5X Write Verify
  • 7X Write
  • 7X Write Verify

1X program writes with a random pattern to the device. Above 1X write programs write varying patterns depending on the program run.  If NIST program is selected, once program is completed devices that pass are in compliance to NIST 800-88 Specification.  If a DOD (Department of Defense) program is selected, devices that pass are in compliance to DoD 5220.22-M. Once complete  a report is generated with serial number, program run, date, time of pass, duration of run, bad block count, operation of machine and system version of program. Data is now in compliance to SARRBOX, Graham-Leach-Blily act, FACTA and HIPAA. Devices can now be remarketed or repurposed with peace of mind knowing that the data has been sanitized.

As the custodian of clients data we make sure that all reports are fully audited in accordance to XTG’s ISO certified guidelines.

Please contact your XTG representative to find out how we can deploy our mobile data eradication services to your site for data sanitization.

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