HP Smart Array P420i Data Recovery

The Recovery Force team recently recovered all the data from a critical storage volume contained on an HP Smart Array P420i 6 x 300GB SAS Drive RAID 5 array which was accidentally formatted. We were informed that without this data, several hundred employees were...

Stuck Heads – A DIY Procedure?

Ever hear someone say, “what is the worse that could happen?”  You aren’t the only one.  Very frequently, we see the end results from clients following online suggestions from various forums and YouTube videos telling end users how professional data...

Hard drive head map images

One of many difficult things to try to explain to our clients, both technical and non-technical, is how hard drives split the data between heads and platter surfaces.  This is something that varies significantly between brands and models of drives.  Although we cannot...