What to do when a RAID fails

It is not uncommon for hard drives within a RAID array to fail without warning. When it happens, it usually catches the users off guard and results in technicians scrambling to try random recovery measures with the hope that they can avoid major down time. What they...

IBM Netfinity Server Files Successfully Recovered

The Recovery Force team successfully recovered 100% of the accounting and network shared data stored on a failed 6 disk SCSI RAID 5 array within an IBM Netfinity Server and had the data back into the clients hands less than 24 hours after it arrived at our data...

VMWare VMFS Recovered from Failed RAID 5

The Recovery Force team successfully recovered VMWare virtual machine files from within a VMFS volume stored on a failed 900GB RAID 5 volume and back into the client’s hands in less than 24 hours from the time it...

Updated Data Recovery Prices

The Recovery Force team made some modifications to our data recovery prices for Fall of 2013.  Some highlights are as follows: No more RAID assessment fees Introduced economy level lab service Basic chart showing RAID price ranges, based on the number and size of the...

DIY Disk Data Recovery

It is very important to recognize that the best chances of getting your data back is by seeking the assistance of a professional data recovery lab prior to any attempts to get the data off without using professional tools and methodology.  Any attempts to recover the...

Data Recovery Process

If you are looking at offering data recovery services, here are the general steps that are followed by pretty much every professional data recovery lab: Step 1 – Assess the damage PCB good? Motor free and working? Heads good? Surface good? Firmware good? Step 2...