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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March 16, 2015

Are Bundles Best when Creating Service Offerings?

No matter where you live, if you watch TV, you’re bound to see those commercials. You know which ones I’m talking about: the cable company’s bundle […]
February 25, 2015

Ignorance is NOT Bliss When it Comes to Backup

Having a backup without testing it is as bad as not having a backup at all. What good is a backup if you can't restore data when you need it?
February 24, 2015

Disaster Recovery Plan: Five Unexpected Benefits of Having One

Through the process of generating and executing a disaster recovery plan, you can achieve a number of other organizational and operational advantages as well.
February 20, 2015

Tales from the Data Recovery Lab: Why Offsite Backup is 100% Necessary

As the only backup solution developed by a data recovery lab, Gillware has a unique perspective on why backup, especially offsite backup, is so important.
February 13, 2015

Data Recovery 101: Read/Write Head Assembly

Read/write heads are the tiny sensors that do just what their name implies: read data stored on the platters and write data to the platter surface.
February 6, 2015

Industry leaders Gillware Data Recovery and RepairTech announce partnership

In its ongoing mission to provide effective solutions and services to its computer repair Partners, Gillware Data Recovery has partnered with RepairTech to offer their repair process automation toolkit called TechSuite to Gillware Partners.
February 5, 2015

Case Study: Toshiba MK2555GSXF not booting

Toshiba hard drive from white MacBook not booting past white Apple screen due to bad sectors. See how Gillware engineers recovered the data.
January 30, 2015
scored hard drive

Cleaning Hard Drive Platters

Recovering the data stored on a failed hard disk drive (HDD) has always been hard…really hard. The nano-scale tolerances and cutting-edge technology that make the ultra-high […]
January 28, 2015
Clicking hard drives can damage themselves further.

Data Recovery 101: Platters

Platters are the thin discs inside the drive enclosure. Platters are coated with magnetic substrate that stores binary data in the form of a magnetic field.
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