Will Magnetic Storage Ever Become Completely Obsolete?

07/17/2020 While computer technology continues to develop at a blistering pace, magnetic hard disk drives (HDDs) remain the primary technology for storing data in both computers and servers. In recent years, though, SSD storage has become cheaper and more widespread,...
July 19, 2020

Samsung’s 4TB SSD Is A Breakthrough, But There’s A Problem

Solid-state drives (SSDs) provide better performance than hard-disk drives (HDDs), but with several significant caveats, including one big one: For the last decade or so, one of the major problems with SSD technology has been affordability.  That might change soon....
August 8, 2018

How Siacoin Could Change Data Storage

The blockchain — the ledger technology powering every major cryptocurrency from Bitcoin to Ether — is unquestionably one of the most interesting innovations of the last decade. However, while Bitcoin revolutionized digital currency, many believe that the blockchain is destined...
April 24, 2018

Case Study: Improving Data Recovery Laboratory Efficiency with the JetStor NAS 1600S

Datarecovery.com, a world leader in data recovery and computer forensics services, recently installed a JetStore NAS 1600S at our Phoenix, Arizona laboratory. This case study demonstrates how this investment improves our laboratory capabilities, resulting in major work flow improvements and...
March 21, 2018

Seagate ST1000LM024 and ST1000LM025 Drives Appear to be Prone to Head Failures

At Datarecovery.com, we receive thousands of hard drives each month, and when we notice a specific issue with a certain model number or series, we try to spread the word. Recently, we’ve seen a large number of Seagate/Samsung Spinpoint M8...
August 17, 2017

Why Datarecovery.com Recommends JetStor Storage Solutions

When you’re storing and accessing large amounts of important data, custom hardware is extremely advantageous. To that end, many of our RAID data recovery clients ask us for recommendations; these clients have dealt with significant data loss, and they want...
May 12, 2017

Datarecovery.com Announces Support for APFS File System

Datarecovery.com (formerly ESS Data Recovery, Inc.) has announced full support for the upcoming Apple File System (APFS). The company will offer a full set of data recovery services, providing an important resource for Mac OS users who lose files from...
June 20, 2016

Synology RAID Data Recovery Services from Datarecovery.com

Datarecovery.com engineers are leading specialists in Synology NAS data recovery. Decades of experience with every RAID configuration help our dedicated recovery teams complete jobs quickly, reducing downtime and providing fast results in an emergency. We maintain full-service laboratories across the...
September 11, 2015

Security Issues Affect Some Seagate Wireless Hard Drives

Security flaws in some wireless hard drives could give hackers access to sensitive information. The issues primarily affect Seagate and LaCie wireless storage products, especially the Seagate Wireless Plus Mobile Storage, Seagate Wireless Mobile Storage, and LaCie FUEL. Firmware versions...
September 9, 2015

Will Your Insurance Policy Cover Data Recovery Services?

Data recovery can be expensive, and many computer users look for ways to offset the expense. Some insurance policies will pay for part or all of the cost of a professional data recovery service, but data loss coverage falls into...
August 6, 2015