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 6, 2017
The Dragon in the Cloud

There Be Dragons in the Cloud—What Can We Learn from Amazon S3?

On February 28, 2017, Amazon Web Services’s servers decided to celebrate Mardi Gras in an unusual way. A problem in one of AWS’s massive data centers […]
February 2, 2017
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Life Lessons in Data Loss from GitLab and Gillware

GitLab is a hosting tool for source code, allowing programmers to work together on projects and collaborate from all around the world. Over 100,000 organizations, including […]
December 22, 2016
How to Recover RAID 5 Data

How to Recover RAID 5 Data – The Gillware Method

RAID 5 is a popular RAID level, seeing use in servers for businesses of all shapes and sizes. While RAID 5 is resilient, it is not […]
November 4, 2015

Reselling backup solutions is not out of your reach!

What does it take to be a reseller for a business-grade backup solution? In most cases, it requires a huge upfront monetary investment and many hours […]
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 […]
January 27, 2015

What’s my RTO? Determining Downtime Tolerance

In a perfect world, everything would always go exactly according to plan and there would never be any disruptions to business continuity. Unfortunately, this is real […]
December 9, 2014

The 5 Questions MSPs Should Ask About Disaster Recovery Offerings

But before you start asking clients important questions about disaster recovery, you need to make sure you've got your offering figured out in a way that makes you profitable while also keeping clients satisfied.
October 2, 2014

“It Won’t Happen to Me”: When Small Businesses Gamble with Backup Coverage

For those that choose to go without data backup coverage, their files are constantly at risk for data loss. Most think, "It won't happen to me." and take a gamble by going without backup protection. But all too often, businesses lose that bet.
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