Data Recovery Stroud: Our engineers are the premier data recovery service in the Stroud and Gloucestershire areas and have been helping companies and computer users just like you for over 16 years now. In that time they have performed thousands of successful recoveries on many thousands of failed or failing drives, external hard disk drives and drives contained within RAID arrays. Contact us today on 0117 3321137 if you are having difficulty with a RAID device and need the a data recovery service that is second to none.
RAID – Redundant Array of Independent (or inexpensive) Disks – a term used to describe a storage setup on a network that allows for the accessing of data by multiple users at the same time as well as the ability to change that data by adding to it and saving the results while it is being worked on by others. Our data recovery Stroud engineers are experts in the provision of data recovery for RAID devices, from RAID 0 to RAID 10 which involves the use of complex ‘virtual clusters’ made up of storage nodes such as the HP P4000 and P4500 series.
Some small to medium sized enterprises use the RAID 0 setup because it is inexpensive and allows for the accessing and saving of information across a small network by a number of staff at the same time. Moving along the spectrum to RAID 10 which is generally used by larger organisations such as government bodies, councils, manufacturing houses and multi-nationals, these setups have been administered to by our data recovery Stroud engineers and as such our team have been able to recover data from the HP P4000 & P4500 series of ‘StoreVirtual’ ‘nodes’ that Hewlett Packard themselves insist are ‘unrecoverable’.
As we have always said our mantra is that ‘your data is important regardless of who you are’ and this is the same when it comes to businesses – large or small – that use RAID setups. Not only do we offer a RAID recovery service that is second to none in the Stroud and Gloucestershire area but we also offer the ability to have our engineers on site when it comes to the rebuild of a RAID device after the installation of a new device and the replacement of data that has been recovered.
How can you recover the ‘unrecoverable’?
The above is something that we are asked often when approached by clients who need assistance with RAID devices, in particular when it comes to the HP P4000 and P4500 series ‘StoreVirtual’ storage nodes. After Hewlett Packard came out and said publicly that these devices were not recoverable you might ask how we can say they are. Well our data recovery Stroud engineers have developed a series of bespoke recovery techniques that centre on the use of reverse engineering and forensic computing which allow for the recovery of the data from these ‘unrecoverable’ devices. And what’s more the data recovered is recovered successfully allowing the user(s) to continue where they left off.
If you have a RAID device that has failed because of problems with a storage device within it call us today on 0117 3321137 and speak to a member of our data recovery Stroud and Gloucestershire engineering team. They will provide you with a preliminary explanation as to why the problem has occurred as well as a no obligation quote (this may include an additional charge if the drive has failed because of a mechanical problem) and if you are happy for us to continue with the recovery we ask that you send the failed (or failing) device to us by post, courier or deliver it in person to our data recovery Stroud centre. As we make images of the data on the drives we do not need to be in possession of the entire system, this saves on the postage/courier fees for you and on the space taken up by us.
Having received the device into our data recovery centre our data recovery Stroud engineers will make a definitive diagnosis of the problem and come back to you by email with a comprehensive list of the data that is to be recovered (if the data to be recovered is in excess of 30GBs then we ask that you purchase an external storage device from our stocks but a member of our engineering team will talk you through this and the options available to you when it comes to recovering data from a RAID device especially as time may be an issue for you). If you are happy to continue we ask that you make payment to us in full using credit card, debit card or BACS transfer and on receipt of payment we will recover your data to a new media and return it to you via next day courier (providing that timescale isn’t urgent in which case we will discuss other methods of returning your data). To find out more call our team today between 9am and 6pm on 0117 3321137 (our data recovery centre opens 9am to 6pm daily also except Christmas Day and Easter).