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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April 14, 2017
A photo of Core International workers dumping defective CMI hard drives into the Atlantic Ocean

Hard Drive History Lesson: The PC AT and CMI’s Burial at Sea

Hard disk drives might seem like a dry subject. But the history of hard disk drives and their evolution from five-megabyte fridge-sized monstrosities to five hundred […]
January 20, 2017
Hard disk fault error message in IBM System x3650 M3 server manual

SQL Database Recovery Case Study: IBM System x3650 M3

When this client’s IBM System x3650 M3 server crashed, they feared the worst. IBM had ended both production of and support for this particular model years ago, […]
September 14, 2016
How to Recover RAID 5 Data

IBM Storwize Data Recovery Case Study: Storwize V3700 Business Server

This crashed server came to Gillware all the way from Spain. The client had an IBM Storwize V3700 server machine with eighteen enterprise-grade hard drives that […]
June 21, 2016
IOmega device detected

Data Recovery Throwback: IBM DSOA-21080 and the Missing Screenplay

Drive Model: IBM DS0A-21080 Drive Capacity: 1080 MB Binary Read: 100% This client came to us with an ancient hard drive they’d had removed from an […]
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