Revert’s On-site Disk and Portable Storage Media Physical Destruction and Recycling Services use purpose-built, state-of-the-art appliances or shredding trucks specifically designed to physically destroy disk drives and portable storage media on-site, ensuring that unauthorized access to data is prevented and chain-of-custody is not compromised.





Rigorous Compliance

Revert ensures compliance with rigorous industry regulations and governmental legislation regarding data privacy and protection of non-personal public information (NPI), consumer information, personally identifiable information (PII), and protected health information (PHI) that include but are not limited to:

  • Graham-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX, SARBOX)
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) 
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act/Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HIPAA/HiTECH)

Detailed Reporting

Generates detailed reports and certificates of physical destruction and responsible recycling by system and media serial number, which provides auditable and verifiable assurance that the data was sanitized in compliance with more than twenty (21) internationally recognized and published standards that include but are not limited to:

  • United States Department of Defense (U.S. DoD) Standard 5220.22-M NISPOM
  • United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S. NIST) Special Publication 800-88 Revision 1: Guidelines for Media Sanitization
  • United Kingdom HMG IA Standard No 5, Destruction
  • DIN 66399 Standard for the Secure Shredding of Data Media – 09/12 (Deutsches Institut für Normung)

Supports All Vendors

Supports all disk drive types and portable storage media types including:

  • Tape media, including cartridges, cassettes, and reels
  • Optical media, including CDs, DVDs, and rewritable optical disks
  • Memory cards, including CompactFlash, Memory Stick, PCMCIA, and SD, miniSD, and microSD
  • USB drives

Sanitized Data

Ensures that data is sanitized by physically shredding the media into remnants where data is rendered inaccessible

  • Shredded media remnants are transported to an approved and certified facility for physical destruction and responsible recycling, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal legislation and industry regulations for electronic and solid waste waste disposal and recycling

Addresses all need scenarios, including:

  • Disk drives that have failed and must be sanitized while being retained through vendor disk retention programs
  • Portable storage media containing data that no longer requires retention
  • Enterprise and midrange storage systems, servers, virtual tape systems, and content archive systems for IT asset disposition