End-to-end automation, with detailed reporting, of data erasure and diagnostic processes efficiently captures residual value in used smartphones and tablets
Joensuu, Finland, February 27, 2015 – Around 1.3 billion smartphones were shipped globally in 20141), and many purchasers participated in popular trade-in and buyback programs with their old mobile phones. As mobile network operators (MNOs) and their recycling partners seek to extract value from used mobile devices, they need automated, secure and objective technology to quickly assess and process them. Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, is revolutionizing used smartphone and tablet processing with its Blancco 5 Mobile Diagnostics and Blancco 5 Mobile data erasure software.
“Our unique mobile products simultaneously handle multiple mobile devices and provide detailed reports on device health and data removal status, offering end-to-end automation of what were typically manual and labor intensive tasks,” said Kim Väisänen, Managing Director, Blancco. “Blancco 5 Mobile Diagnostics eliminates subjective hardware health assessments with a range of automated tests, while Blancco 5 Mobile surpasses factory resets with technology that automatically removes all user data.”
With Blancco 5 Mobile Diagnostics, MNOs and recycling partners gain access to efficient, objective tests to determine hardware’s viability for resale. Blancco 5 Mobile provides full erasure, unlike factory resets, which leave behind recoverable data. Reports from Blancco mobile products upload to a console for a centralized view of each device’s hardware health and erasure results. Benefits of Blancco’s end-to-end automation include:
- Performs more than 50 automated tests on five mobile devices with one technician
- Offers audio, display, signal, connectivity, power, performance and other tests
- Supports Android and iOS variants
- Simultaneously erases up to 50 mobile devices at one workstation
- Conveniently provides one solution for Android and iOS platforms
- Completely removes all user data while leaving operating system intact
- Cost-effectively streamlines the erasure process
At Mobile World Congress, March 2-5 in Barcelona, MNOs and phone carriers can visit the Blancco meeting room, 5M26MR Hall 5, to learn more benefits of Blancco mobile products. To meet with Blancco at MWC, contact Nea Kolmonen.
Blancco is the proven data erasure solution for millions of users around the globe. As the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, Blancco offers the most certified data erasure solutions within the industry. The company serves users across a wide range of industries, including banking, finance, government and defense. The company’s products are highly valued by IT asset disposal professionals around the world. Blancco operates from an extensive network of international offices and partners across Europe, North America, the Middle East, Russia, Asia and Australasia. Blancco is a wholly owned subsidiary of Regenersis, a strategic outsourcing partner to many of the world's leading consumer technology companies. More information is available at www.blancco.com.