Benefits of ATC’s Decommissioning Service
Managing end-of-life IT equipment, including HDD, SSD and magnetic media is of paramount importance to data centre operators.
Understanding the complexity and sensitive nature of the data involved, ATC is on hand to provide specialised expertise to remove equipment and provide a comprehensive audit trail. This service applies to Hyperscalers, Colocation Providers and Cloud Based Companies.
Why Choose ATC as Your Decommissioning Partner
Our team of qualified Data Centre Installers will provide the same care and attention from the installation phase when removing your end-of-life equipment from your data centre.
Secure Transport of Equipment
We transport all your equipment from the data centre to the appointed circular centre or certified recycling plant. You can learn more about our secure transport service here.
Secure Removal of Sensitive Data
ATC can manage the removal of data from the servers through our audited data scrubbing service, ensuring no residual of your data is left to be exposed.
Certified Disposal of Hardware
Once the equipment is thoroughly sanitised, ATC will undergo the recycling process and issue a certificate of destruction to you for reference.
ATC’s Decommissioning Process
Meet with Client
ATC meet with the client to establish the specific requirements for the decommissioning service.
ATC return to the client with a staged plan outlining the actions to be undertaken, the list of stakeholders involved, permissions to be gained and any other required information based on discussions in Step 1.
ATC prepare and remove the racks safely from the data centre.
ATC securely transport the End of Life (EOL) equipment to the appointed location.
ATC undertake a data scrub to ensure all data is securely removed from equipment.
ATC takes the equipment through the recycling phase of this process and issues the client with a certificate of destruction.
“The protection of our client’s information is paramount to us, and our process is rigorously audited and exceeds industry standards set out by TAPA. We understand and respect the sensitive nature of our decommissioning service and handle all stages with the utmost discretion of our client.” ”
Matija Pok Badalić