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Editor's comment re storage history:- the very first
data recovery banner ad I ran on
was the one on the right - in March 1999.

Data Recovery Labs banner March 1999 - click to get more info

Seagate Recovery Services

Seagate Recovery Services is the industry forerunner and innovator in recovering inaccessible or corrupted data from all brands and all formats of digital media, including computers, servers and back-ups. Seagate Recovery Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seagate Technology. Since 1989, Seagate Recovery Services has earned a reputation as an industry forerunner and innovator in recovering inaccessible or corrupted data from all brands and formats of digital media.

Can you believe the word "reliability" in a 2.5" SSD ad?
Editor:- Reliability is an important factor in many applications which use SSDs.... but can you trust an SSD brand just because it claims to be reliable?

As we've seen in recent years - in the rush for the SSD market bubble - many design teams which previously had little or no experience of SSDs were tasked with designing such products - and the result has been successive waves of flaky SSDs and SSDs whose specifications couldn't be relied on to remain stable and in many products quickly degraded in customer sites.
storage reliability branding article As part of an education series for SSD product marketers - this case study describes how one company - which didn't have the conventional background to start off with - managed to equate their brand of SSD with reliability in the minds of designers in the embedded systems market. the article
Articles about Data Recovery

What is Data Recovery?
Data Recovery for flash SSDs
Selecting a Data Recovery Provider
Storage Reliability / Storage Testers
Testing the Limits of Hard Disk Recovery
SSD Myths and Legends - "write endurance"
the Data Emergency Guide for Consumers (pdf)
the Data Emergency Guide for Enterprises (pdf)
Recovering Data from Drowned / Flooded Hard Drives
Data Recovery - editor mentions on
Recovering a Business from Administrator Induced Data Loss
Sex, Spies and Hard Drives - Findings from 1,000 Data Recoveries
Data Loss and Hard Drive Failure: Understanding the Causes and Costs
  • editor's note:- Seagate acquired ActionFront Data Recovery Labs in 2005.

    In September 23, 2008 - Seagate today announced a comprehensive rebranding of its EVault, MetaLINCS, and Seagate Recovery Services companies into a single new brand - i365.

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