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!

April 5, 2016
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False Capacity Flash Drives

A few weeks ago, a case came through Gillware’s doors related to a flash drive that was reading as 64GB in size, and yet would only save […]
September 17, 2015
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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 […]
August 3, 2015

Counting Bytes: Is My Hard Drive 320GB or 298GB?

Since we recently wrote about logical data recoveries from hard drives and how they structure information, it seems like a good time to tackle a question our data recovery […]
June 29, 2015

The Real Cost of Data Recovery

March 21, 2013

Using the Bitmap to Make Data Recovery More Efficient

When you suddenly can’t access your files, but nothing seems wrong with the hard drive, how can you get your data back? Data recovery cases often […]
June 8, 2012
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How to Shop for Data Recovery

Updated August 5, 2015 Days before it is due, the article that you have been researching, writing and editing for months is suddenly buried within a […]
March 11, 2011

Seagate ST380005SHA10G-RK 8TB BlackArmor NAS 440

Updated 10/29/15  Most RAID devices were designed and built for data reliability. They work so well that many businesses and organizations rely on these storage devices […]
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