As the only UK owned company in the tape and data management sector, we can take care of your tape and data lifecycle management needs. Unbeatable supply. Unique restore and data management. Patented disposal solutions. Backed by world-leading knowledge and support.
Established in 2009, Insurgo now boasts a team with over 200 years of combined experience in the tape manufacturing and data storage industry; having gained experience and industry knowledge through working for global organisations who specialised in developing and manufacturing enterprise tapes for OEMs.
Over the years, Insurgo has heavily invested in researching and developing our patented solutions for secure data erasure which removes all traces of data from tape media.
Today, Insurgo provides tape and data management solutions to organisations across the globe and are trusted by security-conscious organisations such as Thales, Morrisons, Met Office, Cardiff University, JD Williams, and four of the world’s largest investment banks.
The tape and data lifecycle solutions we offer can be categorised into three areas; media supply, data services and secure disposal.
When combined, these services create a full ‘cradle to grave’ service and support for all things tape media, delivered by a team of experts with industry-leading knowledge and experience.
With over 200 backup and archive tape types in stock, a network of global suppliers and a fully equipped UK-based service centre, Insurgo can source and supply any type of tape.
Our data services are provided globally by a skilled and professional team who can support all tape types and data formats. Services include cataloguing, restoration and processing of data, email and voice for eDiscovery, regulatory inquiry and cloud migration.
For end-of-life tape, Insurgo has the most secure, compliant, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective forms of data disposal on the planet. This includes our patented KIT and SWAT devices and our Investigo Tape Traceability Tracking tool.
All of these services can be delivered at our secure facility or on-site anywhere in the world, by knowledgeable and diligent staff, following proven processes to achieve consistent results.Explore Our Services
Meet Our Team
Gavin is the Founder and Managing Director of Insurgo and has 18 years experience in this field. Gavin’s vision to offer the most secure method of data erasure began many years ago and would not have come to fruition had it not been for his research and development team.
Ian, who has worked in storage and tape for almost 40 years, is charged with the overall management of all strategic and operational marketing and customer relationship activities. He leads a team of Sales Executives towards achieving national and international sales plans. Ian formerly worked at eMag Solutions.
Sales Operations Manager
Lawrence has over 37 years experience in the tape media industry including manufacturing, Logistics, Purchasing and Sales. Lawrence started his career in the industry at the tender age of 17 after applying for a temporary summer position with Control Data as a Warehouse Operative. Lawrence remained with the company for many years and during this time Control Data changed hands many times, through Xidex, Anacomp and eMag Solutions.
Saul has been with Insurgo since 2016 and has worked his way through service delivery and warehouse to join our front line to help support our customers directly. Saul has gained vast knowledge of products and services with first-hands on experience in the role which brings a motivated team player who prides himself on outstanding customer service and performance for his customers.
Roy is the man behind the machine and heads up all technical and specialised tape development with over 40 years experience in the tape manufacturing industry. With Roy’s knowledge and expertise Insurgo’s patented erasure devices KIT and SWAT were brought to life. Roy continues to keep abreast of the current weaknesses of tape disposal with a view to developing further improvements.