Versatile Deployment Options


Wipe individual computers

Run WipeDrive on individual computers from a CD, USB drive, or .exe file.

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PXE Network

Many at a time, one location

Run WipeDrive on hundreds of computers simultaneously from a PXE network.

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Remote Wipe

Many at a time, many locations

Run WipeDrive remotely on any computer with administrative access.

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WipeDrive vs. Physical Destruction

WipeDrive Is More Secure, Cost-Effective, and Environmentally Sound

Why pay more for data destruction services, like hard drive shredding, when you can securely erase your confidential data with our software? WipeDrive secure erasure software will eradicate your confidential information without destroying your drive.

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WipeDrive Physical
Data Security Yes Yes
Secure Chain of Custody Yes No
Low Environmental Impact Yes No
Low Cost Yes No
Logistical Efficiency Yes No
Secure Audit Trail Yes No

Why Certification Matters

Permanently Remove Data, Making Any Data Recovery Impossible

There is a significant difference between software claiming to comply with standards and the National Security Agency (NSA) actually certifying compliance. We don’t believe our customers should have to verify that our software does what we claim, so we are Certified by NIAP to EAL 4, higher than any other software wiping tool. Our software was designed with our most risk-adverse customers' input to create a disk wiping tool that is highly effiecient and provides the greatest security available.

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Wipe Hard Drives Securely to Keep Your Organization's Data Safe

Securely Wiping Your Hard Drive Protects You from Data Theft

Simply deleting files or even formatting your drive doesn't mean the data is gone. It can still be recovered using freely-available software tools. Only by overwriting the data can you ensure it's permanently and securely erased. WipeDrive has been certified by the NSA as wiping software that makes data forensically unrecoverable.

WipeDrive's 3 Pass Wipe Completely Erases Your Hard Drive

For extra assurance your data is gone you can wipe hard drive data multiple times. WipeDrive provides several wipe patterns including the DoD 5220.22-M wipe pattern used by many branches of the U.S. Government.

What is WipeDrive?

WipeDrive is the world leader in secure data destruction. WipeDrive allows corporations and government entities to permanently and securely erase data from hard drives, removable media, and mobile devices, providing a cost-effective, secure, and socially responsible way of recycling and retiring computer storage.

The world's most highly-certified wiping software

WipeDrive is the only wiping software in the world that meets NIAP's EAL4+ security standard and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense. According to the NSA, data deleted with WipeDrive is "permanently destroyed as to make any type of forensic data recovery impossible."

WipeDrive meets or exceeds all major national and international regulatory and technical standards including:

  • Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Common Criteria Evaluation
  • FACTA standards
  • NIAP's EAL4+ security standard
  • U.S. Department of Defense 5220.22-M
  • CSEC ITSG-06

How can I use WipeDrive?

  • Manage your corporate storage hardware end-of-life cycle.
  • Multiple deployment methods allow you to wipe storage on individual computers, via a PXE configuration, or remotely.
  • Erase drives on computers in branch or remote locations before moving them.
  • Erase data center servers and loose drives
  • Erase copy machines/copiers

Major IT shift from physical destruction to software wiping

Most fortune 500 companies still physically destroy their hard drives. This archaic and UN-environmental form of data destruction pulverizes drives into dust. Sure the data is gone but there are major downsides to grinding when compared to wiping your data.

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WipeDrive Physical
Data Security Yes - No data is recoverable. Yes - No data is recoverable.
Secure Chain of Custody Yes - No chain of custody necessary. Wipes can be done remotely without moving the computer. No - Chain of custody required and typically includes external employees, increasing risk of data compromise.
Low Environmental Impact Yes - Wiped drives can be easily and securely re-used within the organization or donated to charitable causes. No - Produces landfill bi-products that are not easily absorbed or re-incorporated into the environment.
Low Cost Yes - Typically less than half the cost of physical destruction. No - Roughly $8-10 per drive.
Logistical Efficiency Yes - Drives can be wiped remotely without moving computers or removing hard drives. No - Drives must be removed and securely transported to the destruction site.
Secure Audit Trail Yes - Reports impossible to manipulate. Audit trail automatically logs comprehensive drive identifiers and information. No - Reports vulnerable to human error and manipulation.

Erase Hard Drives With WipeDrive

Completely Erase Your Hard Drive for Information Security

WipeDrive erases 100% of your data, operating system and programs. Erased data is impossible to recover, even with the most advanced tools. According to the NSA, data erased by WipeDrive "is permanently destroyed as to make any type of forensic data recovery impossible."

Highly-Certified Hard Drive Erasing Software

WipeDrive is the only wiping software in the world certified to NIAP's EAL4+ criteria. Certified by the Common Criteria Standard, WipeDrive meets most major national and international certifications and standards. Simply put, it's the best wiping technology available today.

Wipe SSDs (Solid State Drives)

Need to wipe solid state drives? Since 2011, WipeDrive has been a market leader in comprehensively wiping SSD drives by removing security freeze locks to ensure there are no hidden or locked areas of the drive that are missed. Erasing SSDs is a priority for many companies because they retain their value better than traditional platter hard drives allowing them to re-coupe part of their cost or re-use the drives internally. WipeDrive can wipe any SSD drive that is free from manufacturer defects.

Wipe Copiers

Did you know many modern copiers store digital copies of the documents they process on internal storage? Hard drives in digital copiers pose a serious security risk. WipeDrive Enterprise solves this problem by erasing the data stored on digital copiers.

Cost Savings

WipeDrive is typically a fraction of the cost of physically destroying hard drives and other storage hardware. We'll even match or beat the price of competitive software offerings.

Wipe Computers Remotely NEW!

Wipe computers in remote or branch locations before you move them. Wipe any computer for which you have admin access.

Trusted by the U.S. Government and Fortune 100 Companies

WipeDrive is approved and used exclusively by the Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force to erase hard drive data, and is a trusted provider for many Fortune 100 companies such as GM and Humana. Now the exact same wiping technology is available to the public.

RAID Support NEW!

Configure or re-configure RAID setups on supported RAID controllers allowing technicians to avoid doing a manual configuration and saving time.

One Product Wipes All Your Hardware Types

With WipeDrive you don't have to buy different products for wiping various hardware types. One block of licenses gives you the flexibility to wipe desktops, laptops, servers, RAID configurations, and other storage media.

Customizable Reporting Options NEW!

Flexible reporting options allow you to generate and store reports in whatever format you need be it PDF, text file, or stored in a database. Users can add custom fields to track company-specific data such as unique company IDs or the name of the technician performing the wipe.

WipeDrive Dongle NEW!

The WipeDrive Dongle allows you to manage your licenses to best suit your needs. Transfer licenses to the dongle for wiping in an environment without internet connectivity or leave your licenses in the cloud if you're always connected.

Custom Solution for Your Business Needs

As an enterprise-class solution, WipeDrive can be customized to accommodate your specific business needs. Erase hard drive data how and when you want.

Multiple Deployment Options

Wipe an individual computer, multiple hard drives simultaneously, or computers in remote locations. WipeDrive Enterprise allows you to use any of our deployment options so you can wipe how and when you want.

Deployment options include:

  • CD
  • USB drive
  • EXE
  • PXE Network
  • RemoteWipeTM

Wipe Over 100 Devices Simultaneously

WipeDrive Enterprise can be deployed on over 100 devices on your network simultaneously saving you time and money.

Environmentally and Socially Responsible

WipeDrive contributes toward the zero-land-fill initiative by helping companies re-use and recycle their storage hardware rather than trash it.

By wiping and donating your retired storage hardware you not only avoid contributing to the land fill but can help schools or charitable organizations in need of computer hardware.

Flexible Licensing Options

Flexible licensing options are available to meet your individual needs. Please contact our enterprise sales team for more information and to get a custom quote.

Upgrades Included

Enterprise customers receive upgrades free of charge as they become available. There's no need to worry about your user licenses becoming outdated.

Customized Solutions Available

Most enterprise clients are happy with WipeDrive Enterprise right "out of the box." However, we know that some clients have special situations and needs and we welcome the opportunity to customize our software and provide one-on-one consulting accordingly.

Phone, Email, and Web Support

We provide enterprise customers with free customer support. We'll work with you to resolve any problems.

Compatible with Windows, Mac, or Any x86 Architecture

WipeDrive is compatible with all machines running on an x86 architecture including all versions of Windows and all versions of Mac in the last 10 years. In fact, you can run WipeDrive directly from a CD without even starting the operating system.

What's New with WipeDrive Eraser Software?

Hard Drive Eraser Software with the Latest Features

WipeDrive 8 gives you more hardware support, more ways to use your wipe licenses, more reporting options, more language support and more flexibility to customize. WipeDrive 8 uses the same NIAP-certified wiping technology with even more flexibility in managing your hardware end-of-lifecycle process. Here are some of the new features in WipeDrive 8

Hardware Support for the Next Generation

WipeDrive now runs on both Linux and WinPE providing the best hardware support. With support for the latest NVME drives, WipeDrive 8 is ready for the next generation of drives. WipeDrive 8 supports the latest internally mounted M.2 drives. The world’s first secure SSD wipe pattern which supports all the SSD types.

Powerful New Reporting Options

Users now have more logging options than ever before, including HTML, MySQL, PDF and text. Flexible reporting options with expanded custom field functionality to track company-specific data. Unified database supports PC, laptops, servers and mobile devices.

Most Highly-Certified Erasure Software

WipeDrive is the only data erasure tool that has been certified to meet the NIAP's (National Information Assurance Partnership) EAL 4+ Standard. We are proud to announce we now also have NCSG Certification (formerly CESG).

Buy Additional Licenses Online

If you run out of wipe licenses after hours or on the weekend, you can instantly buy more licenses online at any time without contacting support. You will never be stuck waiting. Reload licenses here

Erase Hard Drives Remotely

Now you can wipe computers in remote locations giving you more control over the wiping process and allowing you to manage the end-of-lifecycle for hardware across multiple company locations.

RAID Support

Now configure or reconfigure RAID setups on supported RAID controllers allowing technicians to avoid doing a manual configuration and saving time. In addition, WipeDrive 8 will retrieve the serial numbers of the drives on supported RAID controllers. Our list of supported RAID hardware continues to expand.

WipeDrive Dongle

With the WipeDrive Dongle you can manage your wipe licenses with or without an internet connection. We make it easy to manage your licenses by transferring them to and from one or multiple dongles.

Multi-Language Support

Now you can use WipeDrive for your international needs with added support for Spanish, French, and Canadian French.

One-Stop-Shop Licensing

With WipeDrive 8 there's no need to have multiple products to wipe multiple hardware types. With our flexible licensing you can wipe desktops, laptops, networked computers, servers, individual drives, or RAID arrays all with one product and one block of licenses.

Expanded Customization Options

WipeDrive 8 allows for even greater customization for your specific business situations and needs. Among other things you now have more control over exactly which drives you want to be simultaneously wiped and which wipe pattern options your IT staff can choose from.

Enhanced PXE Functionality

Expanded PXE functionality now lets you re-tune which drives you want to wipe and gives you more control over the wipe process from your server. No more need to log-in to client machines.

Windows 10 Support

WipeDrive 8 will support the new Windows 10 from day one so that your company can do what they do best. WipeDrive for Windows is now available to run within a Windows or WinPE environment.

Hard Drive Destruction Your Organization Can Count On

License for WipeDrive Data Destruction Software

WipeDrive Enterprise is licensed per client. We offer bulk and other discounts according to the needs of the client. Please contact a sales representative by using our contact form.

Software Compatibility

  • All computers with an x86 architecture.
  • All versions of Microsoft® Windows®.
  • All recent versions of Mac (starting with OS X v10.6 "Snow Leopard")
  • All flavors of Linux

Supported Hardware

  • Supports SSD erasure with option to select flash based storage media standards
  • Fast data erasure for ATA, SATA, SCSI, FibreChannel and SAS hard drives
  • Reports information about memory, processor, motherboard, pointing devices, display, floppy drive, keyboard and hard drive S.M.A.R.T. test

Deployment Options

  • CD
  • USB drive
  • EXE
  • PXE Network
  • RemoteWipe

WipeDrive Enterprise 8 System Requirements

  • x86 Based Architecture
  • USB Port or Optical Drive for booting
  • 512 MB RAM
  • SVGA display and VESA compatible video card

WipeDrive Enterprise 8 PXE Server System Requirements

  • x86 Based Architecture
  • USB Port or Optical Drive for booting
  • 1 GB RAM
  • SVGA display and VESA compatible video card
  • Network Card (additional network card required for remote logging)

Compare WipeDrive Versions

WipeDrive WipeDrive Small Business WipeDrive Enterprise
Uses WipeDrive's government-grade wiping technology Yes Yes Yes
Permanently and securely erases the whole drive Yes Yes Yes
Bulk license purchasing available No Yes Yes
Wipes up to 100 drives simultaneously No No Yes
Wipe computers remotely No No Yes
RAID Support No Yes Yes
PXE Network Wiping Support No No Yes
Compatible with Windows Yes Yes Yes
Compatible with Mac OS Yes Yes Yes
Compatible with Linux Yes Yes Yes

DOD 5220.22-m Wipe Certified Software to Wipe Hard Drives

WipeDrive uses a DOD 5220-m wipe pattern to wipe hard drives. This pattern overwrites data on the hard drive three times using different bit patterns and is used by many government and Fortune 500 organizations. WipeDrive is fully configurable to use any wipe pattern you need. Use one of the pre-configured wipe patterns or customize one of your own.

DOD 5220.22-m Wipes Offer Government-Level Security

The DOD 5220.22-m wipe pattern is required by many organizations because it's believed to provide extra assurance that your data is gone. This standard was created by the National Industrial Security Program to provide guidelines for handling the disposal of classified information.

The Best Enterprise Software for Wiping Hard Drives

WipeDrive is the most highly-certified wiping software on the market. It's the only product that has earned the EAL 4+ certification. This comprehensive certification includes laboratory testing and a source code audit to ensure it performs as advertised and meets the highest security standards.