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.

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October 15, 2015

Gillware’s Full Image Backup server gets an upgrade

Normally on our blog, most of the photographic eye candy comes from the data recovery lab. Shattered platters, melted and burned hard drives, nasty rotational scoring, […]
October 13, 2015
dell emc

Cloud Computing and the $67 Billion Dell-EMC Deal

October 9, 2015

Case Study: Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 not booting

October 6, 2015
Hitachi Deskstar with platter damage

Drive Handling Guide for IT Professionals

Originally posted June 27th, 2011. Updated Oct. 6th, 2015. Clients who suddenly lose access to their drive’s data may come to you in a panic. They […]
October 1, 2015
enterprise storage

Are SSDs Replacing HDDs in Enterprise Storage?

The short answer is that for now, no. Many organizations still use traditional spinning media in their data solutions and tend to be slow to change […]
September 29, 2015

7 Things IT Professionals Hate to Hear

IT professionals put up with a lot. Whether you’re a system administrator or a managed service provider, end users can sometimes drive you a little crazy. […]
September 22, 2015

Thinking Big, Building Small: Cornice Case Study

Two years ago, Western Digital began shipping their new UltraSlim hard drives, which are roughly half as thick as the standard laptop hard drive — 5mm versus […]
September 17, 2015
Hard drives have gotten smaller... knowing how to fix a hard drive has gotten tougher.

A Brief History of Hard Drives

1956 In 1956, now nearly sixty years ago, IBM introduced the first iteration of the piece of technology we know as the hard disk drive. The […]
September 16, 2015

Free Marketing Tools for Computer Repair and IT Professionals

We know your type. When it comes to computer repair, you’re a wizard. Virus removal? It’s a cinch. Screen replacement? A breeze. Networking? Troubleshooting? You’re a […]
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