Data Recovery Solutions Landing Page

By: Niche Konsult  09-12-2011

When do you need a data recovery specialist?

  • If you have an unreliable backup system
  • If you have a backup and restore failure
  • If extensive time is required for restore from the backup process
  • If it is impractical and/or impossible to re-create the data
  • If you have an unbootable system
  • If you have a mirrired or RAID system failure
  • If you have data that you think has been intentionally altered or destroyed
  • If you have accidentally altered or destroyed data
  • If you have corrupted or deleted MS SQL or MS Exchange database files
  • If your drive has suffered from CHKDSK Damage
  • If you have FDISK'ed drives
  • If your PC/server reports that it has an invalid volume
  • If you mistakenly performed a volume overwrite
  • If your PC/server reports invalid/missing volume definitions
  • If your PC/server reports invalid volume/Hotfix/Mirror
  • If you have lost data from your virtual machine/PC
  • If you have Super Block/Group Table/Inode corruption
  • If your drive(s) have been damaged by utility use (fsck)
  • If you have a deleted or repartitioned file system

Some causes of data loss necessiting data recovery solutions include:

  • Formating and reformatting
  • Damaged File Allocation Tables (FAT) and Master File Tables (MFT)
  • Deleted partitions
  • Repartitioning
  • Virus attack
  • Lost RAID configurations
  • Boot sectors in non-working condition
  • Corrupt volume tables and definitions
  • Human Error
  • Natural disasters

Why use Niche Konsult's Data Recovery Solution

Niche Konsult has partnered with Ontrack and Seagate to provide its Data Recovery Solutions.

The Niche Konsult/Ontrack Advantage

Ontrack is a certified developer or solution partner for Microsoft, Novell, Apple, Sun, SCO amongst other major hardware and software companies.

Ontrack has performed data recovery on every type of system (including portable and desktop PC systems [DOS, Windows, NT, XP, Vista], networks such as Apple, MAC, Unix systems and HP, DEC and IBM platforms); and media types (including all types of hard disk, optical disks, removable disks, flash media,multi-drive volumes and RAID systems as well as every type of tape including DAT, Travan, Exabyte, DLT,AIT, etc.

Ontrack provides Remote Data Recovery (RDR). Ontrack RDR is available 24 hours day and can be done irrespective of your location. RDR can be used to recover data from servers, desktops and laptops.

Use Ontrack RDR and

  • Reduce the time lost
  • Avoid the monetary costs of unnecessary downtime
  • Avoid the extra labour associated with removing and shipping equipment to a data recovery laboratory
  • Avoid the possibility of further damage through shipment
  • Avoid additional restoration efforts associated with in-lab data recovery

File Types and Formats we can recover

Files created by Microsoft Office

Microsoft Sharepoint files

Lotus Notes files

Oracle Database files

Files created by Digital Cameras

Adobe Reader files

Exchange Server files

SQL Server files

 All trademarks observed.

Ontrack Data Loss Statistics

93% of companies that lost their data center for 10 days or more due to a disaster filed for bankruptcy within one year of the disaster. 50% of businesses that found themselves without data management for this same time period filed for bankruptcy immediately. (Source: National Archives and Records Administration in Washington.)

Of those companies participating in the 2001 Cost of Downtime Survey, 46% said each hour of downtime would cost their companies up to $50,000, 28 percent said each hour would cost between $51,000 and $250,000, 18 percent said each hour would cost between $251,000 and $1 million, 8 percent said it would cost their companies more than $1million per hour. (Source: 2001 Cost of Downtime Survey Results, 2001.)

At what point does loss of data threaten the survival of a business? 40% of companies in the Cost of Downtime Survey said 72 hours, 21% said 48 hours, 15% said 24 hours, 8% said 8 hours, 9% said 4 hours, 3% said 1 hour,4% said within the hour. (Source: 2001 Cost of Downtime Survey Results, 2001.)

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

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