The Case of the Failed RAID

The Problem It is not often that I am asked to go on site to perform a recovery. But in this case a large mining and exploration company had suffered a power outage and one of their HP dedicated servers was now not booting and they wanted me to come in and recover...

Data Recovery – The System Area

OK we have got our hard drive with all it’s parts working properly what else can go wrong? Well as explained previously the data is contained on the magnetic surface of the drive and this surface can fail. In addition the data written to it can be corrupted and...

Data Recovery – What is it?

A frequent response I receive from customers when I try explain the Data Recovery process is “I don’t care about the Hard Drive I just want the data back”.  Unfortunately much of the time the reason for the data loss is damage to the hard drive and...