Mobile recycler Redeem Strikes Gold with Blancco’s Data Wiping Programme

Redeem Ltd, the UK’s fastest growing recycling company announces a new strategic partnership with Blancco, the global leader in certified data erasure and reuse solutions.

Redeem’s CEO Claes Svensson said, “As a gold member of Blancco’smobile partner programme, we can now offer our own mobile network operator and corporatepartners the most certified data erasure system in the world allowing us to ensure the traded-in mobile handsets and digital equipment we recycle are processed to the highest possible data security standards.”

Kim Väisänen, CEO and Co-Founder of Blancco said, “We serve thousands of corporations and hundreds of IT asset recycling, refurbishing and remarketing centres worldwide. Our software makes it possible for a single operator to erase more than one hundred computers or mobile phones a day. We are delighted to add Redeem to our customer list and we are confident that we bring an unparalleled level of efficiency and secure data erasure solutions to Redeem’s impressive client list. We look forward to working with them.”

Blancco Mobile guarantees 100% secure erasure of all internal and external smartphone memory, ensuring information such as emails, contacts and text messages are permanently erased. Blancco Mobile facilitates safe reuse or resale of the mobile phone by providing post-erasure reports for audit compliance and proof of erasure. Blancco Mobile supports IOS, Android, Blackberry, Symbian and Windows Mobile platforms.

Features and Benefits of Blancco Mobile include:

  1. Mitigation of data breaches, legal liabilities and damage to brand
  2. Global compliance with security and privacy regulations
  3. Fully automated, fast, secure, remote erasure
  4. A managed asset disposal process, including an erasure audit trail.

Redeem’s leading environmental solutions cover safe disposal and recycling of electronics and mobile phones for mobile network operators and other major corporate clients. As smartphones and tablets rapidly evolve, Redeem are able to extract the maximum value from traded-in mobile technology, making it affordable for mobile network operators’ customers to trade up to the newest models. Approximately 95% of the mobile devices recycled by Redeem are put up for resale in accordance with current WEEE directive regulations after security, theft checking, and data erasure.

Redeem currently operates in ten overseas markets, including entering Slovakia and Israel in the last six months. Redeem is now 41st on the Sunday Times Fast Tracklist of the 100 fastest-growing companies in the UK and tops the Chartered Institute of Waste Management’s Fast 30 list as the number 1 fastest growing recycling company in the UK.