JOENSUU, Finland, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Growth indicates increasing worldwide awareness of the need for proper data erasure, compliance with more stringent privacy laws and standards
Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, has expanded its global presence with the opening of a new subsidiary in Brisbane, Australia. The opening marks not only a significant milestone in Blancco's growth, but also in the rising worldwide awareness of the need for proper data erasure to ensure privacy.
"We have been operating successfully with our partners in the Australian market for many years, and now the opening of our Blancco Australasia office will help us expand our business and customer support in the area," said Kim Väisänen, CEO and Co-Founder of Blancco. "We are delighted at the response our solutions continue to receive in Australia and New Zealand, an indicator of the growing need worldwide for proper data erasure practices."
Recent changes to Australia's Privacy Act go into effect next year. They are prompting businesses to implement best practices in data erasure and to seek efficient new ways to ensure they are in compliance with the law, as well as with international standards of data privacy and security.
"Blancco has 15 years of experience helping companies around the world meet their data erasure challenges, and we offer the world's most certified data erasure software," said Karl Gaines, managing director of Blancco Australasia. "With the recent legislative changes in Australia, it is more important than ever for organizations to have a partner like Blancco to ensure they are managing data erasure efficiently and securely."
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. More information is available at http://www.blancco.com.
SOURCE Blancco Oy Ltd.