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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August 21, 2015
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3D NAND – When the Only Way to Go is Up

In the past few years, we’ve seen the invention and development of a technology known as 3D NAND. If you’re not sure what NAND is referring […]
August 20, 2015

RAID 5 Failure Tips: How to Keep Data Recovery Possible

In a separate article, I shared some observations about how to set up a RAID 5 to make failure less likely. These observations were based on thousands […]
August 19, 2015

What is the cloud? Just someone else’s data center

By now, you know that offsite/cloud/online backup is key to a comprehensive data backup strategy. Having local backups is not enough in case of fire, flood, […]
August 17, 2015
How to Recover RAID 5 Data

RAID-5 Setup Tips: How to Avoid the Data Recovery Lab

August 13, 2015

Video: What’s in a Solid State Drive?

We get plenty of data recovery cases for solid state drives every year. They are fascinating and fairly complex pieces of technology. With price points dropping […]
August 11, 2015

Cloud Storage vs. Online Backup: Which is Best?

One of the most common objections we hear from users reluctant to make the switch to online backup is the wide variety of cheap cloud storage […]
August 10, 2015

Windows 10: An Overview

Note: Very long post, scroll to whichever headings pique your interest if you don’t want to read the whole thing. Seriously, there’s a lot to cover […]
August 6, 2015
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Musical Maxtor: A Trip Down Memory Lane

  Title pun intended. Long ago, Maxtor was a big player in the hard drive market, until they were acquired by Seagate in 2006. In fact, they […]
August 4, 2015

HIPAA: Compliance or Certification?

Did you know there’s no such thing as a “HIPAA Certification”? According to the US Department of Health and Human Services website, there is no standard […]
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