Certified data erasure

Erasure models, prices & conditions


Solutions for certified data erasure

1. Cloud solution
2. Offline / PXE solution
3. Data erasure machine
The admin tool provides you with
  • Centralised management of licences and clients
  • Transparent job creation, allocation and order processing
  • Automatic software updates
  • Real-time data and business intelligence
  • Implementation into your existing system landscape
  • Individually adjustable erasure, audit and hardware reporting
Conformity with GDPR

With the software’s infrastructure, you can also meet fulfil your GDPR obligations. Overview of the GDPR legislation:

Select the best solution for you

Choose from one of our three solutions for CC EAL3+ certified data erasure. All erasures can be easily operated using the intuitive admin interface.

Certus Software 3 data erasure solutions

Use the certified data erasure software on your local target computer and manage erasure licences, erasure reports and hardware audit data in the cloud.

  • Irrespective of location: You can erase data anywhere
  • Free, automatic updates

Use the certified data erasure software offline on your local target computer: You can manage erasure licences, erasure reports and hardware audit data.

  • Can be used without internet access
  • Free updates

A universal hardware solution to erase several HDDs in 19” racks using a hot-plug hard drive unit. Independent, ready to use data erasure machinery.

  • Combined hardware and software solution
  • Can be transported to erase large volumes



Data erasure reports

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Hardware Audit Report

The hardware audit report is a review / inventory taking of your device. Each report can be individually adjusted; reports are available in PDF, XML, HTML, XLS format. Download this exemplary Hardware Audit Report (PDF) here.

Report on cetified data erasure

Report on certified data erasure (single)

This report gives evidence for the certified data erasure of a single device and is therefore in compliance with article 17 of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations). Download this exemplary single device Certified Data Erasure Report (PDF) here.

certified data erasure report (multi)

Report on certified data erasure (multi)

This report gives evidence for the certified data erasure of multiple devices and is therefore in compliance with article 17 of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations). Download this exemplary multiple devices Certified Data Erasure Report (PDF) here.

Technical specifications 

  • Up to 200 HDDs erased simultaneously
  • Both BIOS & UEFI type host
  • Block devices supported by the erasure engine: SSD, IDE, SATA, SCSI, SAS, Fiber Channel, USB and RAID volumes
  • Additional customized level of erasure verification supported from 1% to 100%
  • Supported erasure patterns (13):
    * Standard Overwrite
    * British HMG 155 Baseline
    * Russian GOST R 50739-95
    * NSA 130-2
    * British HMG ISS Enhanced
    * US DoD 5220.22-M
    * NCSC-TG-025
    * Navso P-5329-26
    * US Air Force 5020
    * Bruce Schneier
    * Canadian OPS- 11
    * German VSITR
    * Gutmann Algorithm
Secure Audit & Reporting
  • Generated and securely transmitted erasure reports: PDF, XML, HTML, XLS
  • Certified mechanism for data integrity checking during transmission
  • Certified erasure events auditing mechanism
  • Embedded erasure verification tool (hexviewer) to visually check the erasure results directly on the block device
  • Dual option for erasure report delivery: on directly attached storage device (USB drive) or to remote management server
Information Security Certification
  • Common Criteria (ISO/IEC 15408) EAL3+
  • National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
  • The product was evaluated according to an Evaluated Assurance Level which corresponds to a package of security assurance requirements (SAR) covering the complete development, delivery and support phases, with a precise level of strictness (depth & rigor). Moreover, it is increased with ALC_FLR (Flow Remediation)

Customised pricing models

  • The erasure licences can be transferred between products (Offline/PXE, Cloud, data erasure machinery).
  • The standard length of contract is 12 months and does not extend automatically. You will receive notification 30 days before your contract expires.
  • You can also purchase licences without a contract.
  • Upgrades and downgrades are always possible during the contract period.
  • Any erasures that are not used within a complete contract period are added to the new agreement. If you do not sign a new agreement, all the left-over licences remain valid and do not lapse. We do not provide credit vouchers or reimbursements.
  • Free 24/7 support by telephone, email or ticket system.
  • Free use of the Certus Erasure Web Manager.
Pricing highlights
  • Free trial access
  • Price per Erasure
  • Contract pricing that includes long term price guarantee & monthly payments
  • Enterprise Solutions: a custom made pricing model
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