Austin, TX Tape Destruction

GigaBiter is the Industry LEADER in Secure Electronic Destruction and operates all across the country out of our Secure Mobile Electronic Destruction Vehicles (SMEDVs) for the on-site destruction of your data storage devices and electronic waste.

The Ultimate in Austin, TX Tape Destruction

GigaBiter’s tape destruction service is nationally renowned as we can shred tapes to a variety of sizes, from 10 mm to 40 mm. Shredding size is critically important in protecting discarded media from even rudimentary forensics and recovery techniques.

For the ultimate in security and protection, GigaBiter’s technology is an NSA evaluated high-speed degausser that erases magnetic hard drives in 1.5 seconds (compared to 40 seconds) before shredding and destroying them.

Our Secure Austin, TX Mobile Electronic Destruction Vehicle (SMEDV) is equipped with a degausser and a shredder capable of destroying all types of tapes and media, including the data they contain.

All Formats of Tapes All the Time

Our tape destruction service includes the ability to destroy the following tape formats:


  • DLT
  • LTO
  • DDS
  • Cassettes
  • VHS
  • Travan
  • 3490 / 3480
  • 8 Track
  • Reel-to-reel

Compliance Confirmed

The regulations related to protecting your information or your customers’ information are rigorous. The fines and penalties for failing to implement a data protection policies and procedures have also increased. Certified destruction of your classified tapes by a proven and preferred provider will help you avoid a costly mistake.

Whether you need to comply with NSA, DoD, GLB, HIPAA, SOX or various other regulations, GigaBiter can help. We have partnered and serviced a wide range of companies and government agencies to assure compliance with various regulations. We will supply a detailed audit trail for your destroyed media in order to adhere to all chain of custody demands.

Our process is compliant with all mandated standards, including corporate destruction standards and government standards for destruction of all classified, information-bearing material to federal specific requirements including NSA/CSS Specification 13-09.


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