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!

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 […]
May 18, 2017
NAS RAID recovery

NAS Recovery: Data Loss and Recovery Solutions

Data loss can be more than a headache for your business. In many cases, data loss can undermine a company’s credibility and prove costly if the […]
May 17, 2017
Ransomware Prevention

Ransomware Prevention Guide by Gillware Digital Forensics

We here at Gillware Data Recovery and Gillware Digital Forensics have provided a comprehensive Ransomware Prevention Guide to assist you and your clients in preventing a […]
May 16, 2017
Western Digital data recovery

Western Digital Data Recovery Case Study: When Backup Isn’t Enough

Sometimes the backup you have isn’t the backup you need. And if you’re not careful, you could find that out the hard way. Such a thing […]
May 12, 2017
mothers' day 2017

Happy Mothers’ Day 2017 from Gillware Data Recovery!

This Sunday, May 14, 2017, is Mothers’ Day. On this day, we honor and cherish the moms in our lives, including our mothers, our grandmothers, and the mothers of […]
May 9, 2017
S.M.A.R.T. Long and Short DST Seagate Hard Disk Repair

Seagate Hard Disk Repair Case Study: Short DST Failed

The client in this case came to our Seagate hard disk repair specialists when their PC stopped booting. The drive failed a short DST test at startup. […]
May 8, 2017

DVR Video Recovery Case Study: Deleted Footage

Every once in a while, a DVR comes into Gillware’s data recovery lab to give our DVR video recovery specialists a challenge. Or, specifically, (usually) the […]
May 5, 2017
Drobo recovery

Drobo Recovery Case Study: Invalid Node Structure

The client in this data recovery case study had a Drobo unit on the fritz. The Drobo unit, a storage device produced by Data Robotics, could […]
May 2, 2017
FileVault data recovery

FileVault Data Recovery Case Study: Half Baked Hard Drive

The client in this FileVault data recovery case study ended up in hot water when they decided to encrypt the data on their Macbook. The FileVault […]