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HDD Duplicators Great and Small: Introducing the Compact and Powerful 1:5 HDD Copy Dock Advanced

Followers of the Aleratec blog know that I often reflect on technology and how much it changes day to day and year to year. It’s the “nature” of tech products to evolve quickly and adapt to new environments with smaller,

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The Importance of Proper Hard Disk Drive Sanitization

Chances are, you are not thinking about hard disk drive disposal when it’s time to get a new computer. In today’s digital age, however, it’s more important than ever to be vigilant when it comes to confidential data and proper disposal of hard disk drives.

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Safely Retiring (or Duplicating) IDE or SATA Hard Drives Part 2

In the previous blog, I wrote about being able to take an ‘old’ drive and making copies onto new SATA drives. The question, after completing the copies, is what to do with the old drive, once it’s no longer needed. You can’t just reformat it — the data is still on a reformatted drive, and a dedicated thief can fairly easily recover the data from it.

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When Hard Drive Formatting Isn’t Enough—Removing the Data

Ways to remove the data from your hard disk drives so it doesn’t get into the wrong hands, because formatting is not enough.

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