Blancco Announces Key Certifications of Data Erasure Products from Mexican and UK Governments
JOENSUU, Finland, October 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –
Blancco Solidifies Position as Provider of World’s Most Certified Data
Erasure Software With Approvals From Mexico’s SFP and UK’s CESG Government
Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions,
today confirmed its commitment to providing the world’s most certified data
erasure software with the announcement of two government certifications.
Blancco has been certified as an official supplier of the Mexican government
by the Secretaria de la Funcion Publica (SFP). In addition, the UK
government’s Defence Infosec Product Cooperation Group (DIPCOG) has approved
a new version of Blancco software for use by its Ministry of Defence (MoD).
“These certifications represent Blancco’s global emphasis on serving the
rapidly-changing needs of the public sector for safe, cost effective ways to
remove data and reuse, sell or donate IT assets,” said Kim Vaisanen, CEO and
Co-Founder of Blancco. “We are proud to be the only data erasure solution
provider certified by Mexico with a local office in the country. Likewise,
we are pleased to extend our relationship with the UK’s Ministry of
With certification from SFP, the Mexican ministry that supervises and
audits government purchases, all government departments may now purchase
products directly from Blancco, including the army, Ministry of Treasury,
and police. In the UK, DIPCOG formally approved Blancco’s CESG (National
Technical Authority for Information Assurance) certified data erasure
software, 4.10HMG, for MoD use, adding it to the CESG Directory of Infosec
Assured Products. The UK approval follows similar CESG certifications in
2003, 2006 and 2008, and 2010.
Through its support of current SFP and CESG guidelines, Blancco
continues to provide the world’s most comprehensively certified data erasure
software, adhering to major government and military erasure standards.
Blancco solutions deliver advanced data erasure for the widest range of
hardware in the industry, while their ability to erase all data – even on
hidden and remapped sectors – meets and exceeds regulatory requirements. As
the industry leader, Blancco’s expertise ensures smooth integration of
automated data erasure, hardware asset management and report collection for
any organization, public or private.
Blancco is the proven data erasure solution for millions of users around
the globe. As the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse
solutions, Blancco offers the most certified data erasure solutions within
the industry. The company serves users across a wide range of industries,
including banking, finance, government and defense. The company’s products
are highly valued by IT asset disposal professionals around the world.
Blancco operates from an extensive network of international offices and
partners across Europe, North America, Asia, and Australasia. More
information is available at http://www.blancco.com.
Blancco Oy Ltd Kim Vaisanen CEO and Co-Founder +358-50-585-2885 firstname.lastname@example.org
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