ADR Data Recovery specializes in recovering data from failed RAID controllers, inaccessible RAID volumes, offline RAID containers and damaged RAID arrays. If you have had multiple hard drives fail in a RAID array or experienced a failed rebuild attempt, our RAID data recovery engineers are equipped with the latest technologies--including our own unique, proprietary methods--to restore your data.
Recovering RAID from SQL servers, Exchange servers, and large RAID arrays that have failed, gone offline or are inaccessible requires extensive training and sophisticated equipment to rebuild the RAID volume and restore good, usable data. DO NOT ATTEMPT to rebuild your RAID array if multiple hard drives have failed or are offline. It will destroy your data! We have been in the RAID data recovery business for over 10 years and successfully recover critical data from RAID servers for businesses, colleges, healthcare organizations, and government entities across the United States, every day.
RAID Data Recovery for all types of Businesses
- Data Centers
Common RAID Failures
Some factors that could cause a RAID array to become inaccessible could include: damage to the RAID stripe or parity, due to one or more failed hard drives, a power failure, a back-up that may have been restored unsuccessfully, malicious human intervention, failed system updates or OS upgrades, viruses, or a boot drive failure.
We have successfully recovered data from all Dell, HP, IBM, Compaq, Gateway Servers and operating systems, including relational database servers, web servers (Apache and Microsoft IIS), business application servers, document management systems, and content management systems.
RAID recovery procedures involve determining the damage, source of the problem, and how much data can be extracted. For serious failures, this may involve careful disassembly and extensive manual repair of hard drives in our clean room in order to rebuild your array and restore your data. Our RAID recovery engineers are experienced with all RAID versions and operating systems so you can rest assured we will do everything possible to get your business online as quickly as possible.
- The RAID controller has been corrupted.
- The array is broken due to a single bad drive.
- Power failure or surges have caused damage.
- An array rebuild has failed.
We use complex data recovery methods to safely and securely restore your business-critical data and mission-critical files from the following types of data loss:
- RAID controller failure
- Rebuild failure
- Damaged striping
- Multiple drive failure (or multiple drives go offline)
- RAID array or volumes that won’t mount after a server crash
- Configuration damage or corruption
- Addition of incompatible drives
- Hardware conflicts
- Software corruption
- Viruses or malicious intent
- Software or operating system upgrades
Here are the steps we take to ensure your data is kept safe and maximize the chance of restoring your data successfully.
- Create a sector-by-sector copy of each of your RAID discs so we can work from them and keep your original drives and data safe.
- Identify the structure and integrity of the imaged drives and the data on them.
- Using the hex (root) level of your drives to determine proper order and configuration we rebuild your array.
- Verify your data by spot checking files so that we can provide you with a list of recoverable files and tell you the quality of the recovery.
- Save your data to a new hard drive.
- Create and email you a list of recoverable files so you can be sure the critical data you need is recoverable.
- Contact you with a final price and make payment arrangements so we can return your data to you.
- Prepare and ship your recovered data to you via overnight FedEx or same-day flight for emergency situations.
- All hard disk drive brands, including Western Digital, Seagate, Maxtor, IBM, Hitachi, Fujitsu, Samsung , and Toshiba.
- All operating systems, including Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, and Linux.
- All server types and databases, including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Access, and DB2.
- All RAID server manufacturers, levels and configurations: Dell, HP, IBM, Compaq, Gateway Servers, and RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 0, RAID 1+0 configurations.
- All types of data loss, including mechanical failure, firemware damage, water damage, fire, viruses, accidental file deletion and reformatting, and software corruption.