Gillware Data Recovery Blog

Every week Gillware solves hundreds of complex data recovery cases. We try to pick the most interesting cases to write about in our data recovery blog. Our lead blogger Will worked in our data recovery lab for over a year before joining our marketing team to assist with the data recovery blog. Gillware has performed data recovery services on just about every piece of storage equipment imaginable, even electronic holiday ornaments. Please subscribe and enjoy!

October 9, 2017
Is this your MacBook? No.

EFI Firmware: Not So Firm? Gillware’s Take on Apple’s Firmware Issues

Over the past two weeks, the infosec (information security) and Apple community have been shocked by the discovery that, according to research performed by Duo Labs […]
September 8, 2017

Professional Hard Drive Repair FAQ

Data recovery and professional hard drive repair is a niche and oft-misunderstood industry. Take a journey with Kirk Harvell, one of Gillware’s data recovery experts, as […]
June 9, 2017

From IT startup to 50 employees – Interview with Brian Gill – Part One

I was making an amazing living as a software architect for some really boring stuff like insurance payment systems and cheese databases. I was bored out of […]
June 1, 2017

“This is a NAS data disk and cannot boot system” Error Message

You’ve been working on your NAS disks, or maybe you’ve been mucking around in your computer’s BIOS. You reboot your computer, and you get the message: “This is a […]
May 26, 2017
Bad RAM can stop the BIOS from loading

HP Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: The Usual Suspects

Our client in this data recovery case came to us for help with HP hard drive recovery. They had been having some difficulties with their HP […]
May 24, 2017

WannaCry and Global Cyber Security Threats: Y2K 2.0?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed ransomware in the news. Most notably, you’ve heard of WannaCry, a […]
May 23, 2017
QNAP NAS Recovery

What Is Network Attached Storage?

What is Network Attached Storage and who needs it? NAS (network-attached-storage) devices are one of the best ways for individuals and businesses both large and small to […]
May 18, 2017
Build your own NAS

Build Your Own NAS Server

If your data is important to you, you may have thought about the development of a network-attached storage solution. A personal NAS server will keep your […]
May 18, 2017

What is the Difference Between SAN and NAS Storage?

If you’re looking to protect your data, you may have already encountered both SAN and NAS storage options. SAN and NAS are very similar on the […]