Jetico DoD Wipe Software to Securely Erase SSD Now in Less Time with NVMe

14 Dec 2016

BCWipe Total WipeOut Stays Ahead with Latest Technologies to Wipe Hard Drive Data and SSD

HELSINKI, Finland – December 14, 2016 – Jetico, leading-edge developer of DoD wipe software, announced today version 3.5 of BCWipe Total WipeOut. Jetico’s long-trusted solution to wipe hard drive data can now securely erase SSD in less time by delivering support for Non-Volatile Memory Express, more commonly known as NVMe, working with native commands such as User Data Erase and Cryptographic Erase.

"While similar wiping solutions can only detect and overwrite NVMe drives, Jetico stays ahead of the pack by supporting native commands," explains Jetico CEO, Michael Waksman. "SSD has made great strides over the past few years, surpassing many capabilities of traditional hard drives. To match this growth, Jetico has been working more closely with the storage industry. The added support for NVMe native commands demonstrates once again how BCWipe Total WipeOut best adapts to the latest innovations and evolving demands of our users."

NVMe is a new logical device interface specification for SSDs. Compared to SATA and SAS, this new protocol brings two key benefits: lower data latency and increased performance. By implementing native firmware command execution for NVMe, BCWipe Total WipeOut users can benefit from the drive read/write speed to securely erase SSD in less time.

"Because of its unique benefits, we expect NVMe to become the de-facto standard protocol for SSD," continues Waksman. "Already now, many new devices come with NVMe. By relying on our solution, users can continue to experience the enhanced security benefits of BCWipe Total WipeOut while also taking advantage of using the best technology on the market."

Version 3.5 also automatically unfreezes drives before using the native firmware command ATA Secure Erase. Automating this process results in more reliable erasure of SSDs, plus a better user experience, eliminating the need to manually access the BIOS and unfreeze the drives.

Trusted for over 10 years by the U.S. Department of Defense, BCWipe Total WipeOut can wipe hard drive data beyond forensic recovery, which is now validated by ADISA.
The official certificate can be found here.

BCWipe Total WipeOut continues to offer:

  • Support for TRIM on SSD without risking degradation
  • Central management to wipe multiple computers simultaneously
  • Centralized reporting according to NIST recommendations

Click here to request a free 21-day trial or learn more about our solutions.

About Jetico

Jetico provides pure and simple data protection software for National Security, Compliance and Personal Privacy. Trusted for over 10 years by the U.S. Department of Defense, Jetico's BCWipe can wipe selected files beyond forensic recovery such as in response to classified data spills, while BCWipe Total WipeOut can erase hard drive data entirely such as for disposal or decommission. To protect stored data, Jetico's BestCrypt delivers compliant data encryption software for whole disks, virtual drives and selected files or folders. Jetico Enterprise Editions include central management for client software control.

Jetico products are trusted by government and military agencies, all of the top 10 U.S. defense contractors, many national laboratories, as well as various other enterprises and a wide global base of home and small business users in over 100 countries. Founded in 1995, Jetico is privately held and headquartered in the Otaniemi Science Park in Helsinki, Finland. For more information, please visit


Valeria Corti
Marketing Manager, Jetico 
Phone (U.S.): +1 202 742 2901
Phone (Europe): +358 92 517 3030

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