Our Blog

Our data recovery and digital forensics experts uncover fun facts, new techniques, and best practices on a daily basis. If you don’t see the topic you are looking for, let us know!
Looking for posts related to data recovery?
Want to know what Cindy Murphy, M.Sc., and our digital forensics and incident response team is up to?
October 3, 2016

RAID-1 Data Recovery Case Study: Seeing Double

In this RAID-1 data recovery case, the client had been storing their critical documents on a mirrored RAID array as a form of local backup. When […]
September 30, 2016

Seagate Data Recovery Case Study: HDD Failure, What a Drag

Hard drive failure happens. Sooner or later, no matter how often you use it, your hard drive will stop working. After all, a lot of very […]
September 29, 2016
SanDisk SD card recovery

SanDisk SD Card Recovery Case Study: Deleted Photos

The client in this data recovery case came to us for our SanDisk SD card recovery services. They had accidentally deleted the contents of their camera’s […]
September 28, 2016
One of the four Seagate Barracuda hard drives pulled from the DiskStation DS411 unit for data recovery

DS411 Synology DiskStation Recovery Case Study: RAID-5 Crash

In this NAS data recovery case, the client had their Synology DiskStation DS411 sent to us after it failed to mount. The four-drive network attached storage […]
September 23, 2016
One of the Constellation SAS drives from this Dell PowerVault recovery case

Dell PowerVault Recovery Case Study: Lost RAID Configuration

In this Dell PowerVault recovery case, the client came to us after their Hyper-V host machine had failed. The client’s IT technicians attempted a hard reboot […]
September 22, 2016

Hard Drive Platter Damage Recovery Case Study: Western Digital

When a hard drive comes to our data recovery lab here at Gillware after spending some time in another data recovery company’s lab, it’s usually for […]
September 20, 2016

Toshiba Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: Logical Corruption

When your computer freezes or crashes, it’s usually just a minor annoyance—although it can be a major frustration if you’ve gone a few hours without saving […]
September 19, 2016

Kingston SSD Recovery Case Study: SSDNow V300

September 16, 2016

Quick Format Recovery Case Study: DentiMax Health Records Database

In this case study, a small dental clinic had been using a single SAS Seagate hard drive to store their DentiMax dental records database. This enterprise-grade […]