FAQ Focus: Choosing the Right Data Destruction Approach – Blancco Data Erasure vs. Physical Shredding

S2S Group provides the ideal Secure Data Destruction Solutions, with the two main methods of Physical Secure Data Destruction and Secure Data Erasure. In this article, S2S Group answers the top questions regarding secure data destruction and explains what each method of data destruction entails and assists you in deciding which method will provide you with the result you require.

Blancco provides reliable data erasure solutions for secure data destruction.

What is Blancco Data Erasure?

Blancco Data Erasure is the process of removing sensitive data permanently from your HHDs and SSDs, PCs, servers, mobile devices, and other data storage devices. Another term that is commonly used is data sanitisation, which is the process of permanently removing all traces of sensitive, ROT (Redundant, Obsolete, Trivial), and dark data from a device before it is retired, disposed of, or reallocated. This method of data destruction is mainly used when organisations want to re-use their electronic devices, by using data erasing software, S2S Group can completely erase all data from the data-storing devices allowing organisations to re-use their electronic devices. S2S Group is a Blancco gold partner.

What is Data Destruction?

S2S Group uses industrial-standard shredding and degaussing equipment. With an onsite shredding machine they can shred all types of IT electronics and Assets. Alongside this, S2S Group also has a fleet of state-of-the-art shredding vehicles. The process of shredding assets is placing the data-beairng assets into our shredders where they are shredded up to the required mm. S2S Group degausses all hard drives before physically shredding them. Degaussing is the process of reducing or eliminating an unwanted magnetic field (or data) stored on the device, which in summary completely wipes all data stored on that device.

Physically shredding IT assets ensures complete data destruction.


In the ever-evolving digital landscape, safeguarding sensitive data has become a paramount concern. When it comes to disposing of IT assets, choosing the right data destruction approach is crucial to ensure the protection of confidential information. This article delves into the benefits of physically destroying IT assets and utilising Blancco’s data erasure solutions to meet your secure data destruction needs.

S2S Group, a trusted provider of secure data destruction services, understands the significance of protecting sensitive data throughout the disposal process. With their comprehensive solutions, they offer both data erasure and physical shredding services to cater to varying requirements.

Physically shredding IT assets provides an effective means of complete data destruction. S2S Group utilises state-of-the-art machinery to render devices irrecoverable, making it impossible for any data to be extracted from the shredded components. This method ensures that no remnants of data are left behind, providing peace of mind and complying with stringent data protection regulations.

On the other hand, Blancco’s data erasure solutions offer a secure and efficient alternative to physically shredding IT assets. Their software utilises advanced algorithms to overwrite existing data, rendering it irretrievable. Blancco’s data erasure process ensures that all sensitive information is completely wiped, leaving no traces behind. This method is particularly useful when reusing or repurposing IT assets within your organization.

By partnering with S2S Group, you can benefit from their expertise in both physical shredding and Blancco data erasure services. Whether you require complete destruction through physical shredding or want to securely erase data for asset reuse, S2S Group has the solutions to meet your specific needs.

With a focus on maintaining the highest level of security and compliance, S2S Group ensures that your data destruction requirements are met with utmost professionalism and attention to detail. Their experienced team implements industry best practices and adheres to strict data protection guidelines to safeguard your sensitive information throughout the process.

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