Owning a business in the recovering economy can be precarious. No matter how successful your business, you must be aware of factors which may threaten that success. One of the most serious threats to your success is the threat of your data being destroyed by a man-made or natural disaster. The most prudent business owners must [...]
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On September 10, around 10:30am, GoDaddy reported via their Twitter account that they were experiencing connectivity issues and were investigating the cause of the problem. Four hours later, it was reported that GoDaddy had moved their servers to competitor VeriSign. On September 13 GoDaddy announced they were crediting their customers with one month of free [...]
By Ben Metz, Associate Technician Reclamere, Inc. Data storage is one of the biggest evolving components in the IT industry. Today, one hard drive can hold more information than a modest network of computers could twenty years ago. As the level of data storage changes, the type of security is altered as well. Data security [...]
When considering a data recovery vendor, what can you do to ensure that lost data on a failed hard drive doesn’t turn into a data breach incident?
The good news is that there are a host of free software diagnostic tools available to users. Since each manufacturer has their own diagnostic tools, you should consult the manufacturer’s website for your specific hard drive for the tools they suggest you use.
It’s not uncommon during the evaluation phase that the engineer will determine it is in the best interests of your data to start cloning the good readable sectors of your drive to another drive, even before the actual problem is pinned down. Cloning is a process where the data that is readable from the patient drive’s surface is copied to the same sectors on a known good hard drive.