Western Digital Data Recovery

While exceptionally good drives, Western Digital, like all other hard drives, occasionally fail. Sometimes these failures can be due to read/write head problems or service track corruption. Usually this damage occurs due to improper cooling, allowing the drive to reach...
June 24, 2014

Comprehensive Guide to RAID Array Recovery

This guide shows our process for a typical RAID data recovery case. If you need to recover files from a RAID or SAN, call 1.800.237.4200 to speak with a specialist. Step One: Cloning Each RAID Member as a Raw Image...
June 24, 2014

HGST/Hitachi TravelStar Data Recovery

The History of the Travelstar Hard Drive Series The Travelstar series was originally introduced by IBM and Hitachi, and eventually re-introduced as a product of HGST (now owned by Western Digital). Developed for laptop computers, it is one of the...
June 24, 2014

Data Recovery Technology for Electronic Repairs

What does a data recovery engineer do when a device has sustained electronic damage? A common misconception is that hard drives, flash cards, and other devices can be easily repaired by re-soldering or replacing electronic components. While simple electronic repairs...
June 23, 2014

Optical Storage Technologies

Optical disk – a storage medium from which data is read and to which data is written by lasers. Optical disks can store much more data (up to six gigabytes) than most portable magnetic media. There are three basic types...
June 23, 2014

Magnetic Storage Technologies

Magnetic storage is a storage medium commonly used for large volumes of data (e.g., video, image, or remote sensing data). Magnetic tape drives use magnetic tape to store the data. Large amounts of data are stored through tape drives because...
June 23, 2014

Hard Drive Technology Timeline

A look at some of the major innovations in hard drive tech.
June 23, 2014

Random Access Memory Storage Technology

This article explains the different technologies used to create random access memory (RAM).
June 23, 2014

Finding the Best Data Recovery Company

Have you found a qualified data recovery center?
June 23, 2014

Understanding Hard Drive Failure

Hard disk drive failure is ultimately unavoidable. Every hard drive uses mechanical parts, and even with modern innovations like helium-filled enclosures, every mechanical component will eventually fail as these mechanical parts wear out. However, proper operating conditions can extend the...
June 23, 2014