Data Recovery: 6 Facts You Need to Know

We live in a world that's heavily reliant on data. Without it, business as we know it grinds to a halt. The downside to all this technology is that there are so many things that can go wrong and numerous ways to lose all that information. And yet, a surprising number of people think it could never happen to them. Startlingly, nearly a third of all computer users have NEVER backed up their data.

So how can one little mistake cost you so much? Geek World News and CMIT Solutions explain why data recovery is so important to businesses:

  • 93% of organizations go out of business within a year when their data center is hit by a natural disaster. 50% of these businesses that don't have a disaster recovery plan and can't retrieve their data within ten days of losing it immediately file for bankruptcy.
  • 94% of businesses that encounter calamitous data loss will screech to a halt. Many of these businesses will never get started again.
  • 77% of organizations that never bother to test their tape backups will experience backup failures.

And the numbers aren't just in relation to data loss. According to Ontech Systems, hacking can create a need for data recovery, as well:

  • Every year, about 40% of small and medium-sized businesses that operate their own network and utilize a network connection for more than just email will be hacked. More than half of those businesses won't even realize it happened.
  • On average, 20% of all small businesses are hacked within their first year. That's because 31% of attacks focus on targeting organizations with less than 250 employees.
  • 20% of small and medium-sized companies will face a major hacking disaster that causes the loss of critical business data about every five years.

If you'd like to pursue data recovery for your business, contact us at Carolina Data Recovery. We offer Hard Drive Data Recovery, RAID/NAS, Mac Data Recovery, Windows Data Recovery, Backup Tapes, and more.


Platforms

  • Linux®
  • UNIX™
  • Microsoft Windows®  
  • Apple/Macintosh® 
  • NetWare®
  • VMware®

Recovery Services

  • USB / Memory Cards
  • Laptops / Desktops
  • External Hard Drives
  • Solid State Drives
  • RAID/NAS
  • Backup Tapes

Secure

  • Strict Non-Disclosure
  • Chain of Custody Protocol
  • High Security Safekeeping
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Controlled Access 
  • Secure Location

Client Reviews

“The short: Calling Ron and his team was the best decision I could have made. Words like kind, respectful, prompt, and attentive come to mind. The long: My NAS crashed. I thought I lost my entire digital life. Forget about the files and documents one accumulates and all the music, I had 30 years of family pictures, some of who are no longer with us. I was in tears. I took my NAS to a big box store where I was given very robotic service by their "geeks" and was told it could cost me thousands of dollars, it would take at least a month (but I could leap to the front of the line for an extra $100) to even find out IF it was recoverable. I decided to look for someone local and thank God I found Carolina Data Recovery. Ron was able to confirm that the data was recoverable within 48 hours and had my data back to me within 72 hours. Beyond that, Ron took time to walk me though the process and listen to my concerns. Realizing I was a mess, Ron spent an hour on the phone with me explaining what I need to do going forward to ensure that this never happens again. Backing up your data IS important - hard lesson learned. I hope to never be in this situation again, but have comfort in knowing that Carolina Data Recovery has my back. ”
– M. Patel
“I thought I had lost the last 15 years of my life in pictures, but they were able to recover them! Such a relief! Worth every penny!”
– Shannon M.
“Carolina Data Recovery is terrific. We lost a RAID 5 array with critical data and we needed to recover it quickly. We spoke with 3 different venders, and Ron made a big impression over the phone. We did not regret our choice. He worked with us on shipping and priority, and within three days of placing that call we had our data back in 3 days.. HIGHLY recommended. .”
– Jim B.
“These guys/gals are really great. Ron was very professional and stayed in communication thru the entire process of our clients Data Recovery.”
– David P.
“We had a hard drive failure at work, and we didn't have a backup. We went to Ron for a free analysis and he verified there was an issue within 15 minutes. We've never had to deal with data recovery before, and he was willing to answer any questions. He got our data restored to a new drive within 2 days. Would definitely recommend.”
– Seth Allen
“Great service! Great company! After bringing my computer to three other companies - all who said my data was lost and gone forever - Carolina Data Recovery found and restored it as easy as 1 - 2 - 3. After all the ups and downs and horrors of computer problems, I'm so glad I found a place to go!”
– Anne Fiala
“I researched a few places near me that are in the business of data recovery. When I called, I spoke with Mr. *** D****. He was optimistic that he could recover the data from our dead hard drive from our file server. He did not guarantee anything without an evaluation. I drove two hours and delivered the hard drive to him the next day personally. He checked the drive immediately while I waited. He was confident that his team could recover the data from the drive within 3 to 5 days. Surprisingly, Mr. D**** called me the next morning with the good news that his team had come in for an emergency job and completed the recovery on my hard drive during the night. They were able to recover 100% of the data. Mr. D**** was pleasant to work with. I hope I never need there services again, but If I do I would definitely work with them again. I would highly recommend.”
– Bobby M.

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