RISK OF DATA LOSS
Even the best process for retiring PC and server systems can generate significant risk, since risk of data loss begins the moment systems are removed from their network.
CHAIN OF CUSTODY
A closed chain of custody loop is the most effective means of preventing data loss into the public domain.
The ability to wipe IT assets on-site is an essential part of closing the loop. While managing on-site data destruction at remote locations can be extremely challenging, it may be most important.