DriveSavers Data Recovery Blog

SanDisk & Fusion-io Target the SSD Data Center Storage Market

Friday, June 27th, 2014

When SanDisk bought Fusion-io for $1.1 billion earlier this month, it acquired more than a solid-state storage company. It gained access to Fusion-io’s big data center customers, like Apple and Facebook. The data center landscape is changing, with solid-state storage taking a leading role. The stakes are huge as providers of big storage use more […]

» Read More

Recovering Memories of Fallen Heroes

Friday, June 20th, 2014

The loss of business data can easily be measured in economic terms. On the other hand, personal data, such as photos of family, friends and important events, isn’t monetary and its worth can’t be determined in the same way. Often, personal data is thought to be more valuable than any amount of money. Two recent […]

» Read More

SSD Landscape Shifts with Seagate’s SandForce Acquisition

Friday, June 06th, 2014

Change is in the wind and it’s shaking up the solid-state drive industry. Seagate paid $450 million last week to acquire parts of LSI from Avago. The two jewels Seagate picked up in the deal are the LSI Flash Components Division (which includes the important Sand Force controller technology) and the LSI Accelerated Solutions Division […]

» Read More

Star Trek: The Lost Files

Friday, May 30th, 2014

The plot resembles science fiction, but it’s rooted in fact. Fans of the Star Trek television series will recognize the key player, Gene Roddenberry, as the man who masterminded the popular show and its cast of memorable characters: Captain Kirk, Science Officer Spock, Dr. McCoy and the rest of the crew of the Starship Enterprise. […]

» Read More

On the Road With DriveSavers

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

DriveSavers is active on the conference and meeting circuit all year round and we may be coming to your area soon. Here’s a rundown on where DriveSavers will be presenting over the next few months: May 19–22: CEIC (Booth #305 + Presentation by CTO Chris Bross) The Computer and Enterprise Investigation Conference is the largest event […]

» Read More

Rough Weather Threatens Data, DriveSavers Responds

Wednesday, May 07th, 2014

When severe weather threatens your home, school or business this spring, don’t be caught unprepared. As temperatures rise and rain clouds gather, the resulting storms, floods and other damaging impacts of bad weather pose a very real threat to any unprotected data storage device. If your data has been compromised by severe weather, you may […]

» Read More

Spintronics Expert Wins Millenium Prize

Thursday, May 01st, 2014

A  scientist, whose discoveries helped shape the storage technology field, is the winner of the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize worth more than $1 million. Dr. Stuart Parkin was recognized last week by  Technology Academy Finland for developing the spin-valve read head, an essential component in the development of  larger capacity hard drives over the last […]

» Read More

eDiscovery and Digital Forensics – 2 Short Case Studies

Thursday, May 01st, 2014

We have received requests for examples of our eDiscovery and Digital Forensics projects that help in explaining the difference between the two departments. Here are a couple case studies that illustrate the different services we offer. eDiscovery Case: A corporation with over 5,000 employees sued 3 former employees for allegedly stealing and emailing trade secrets […]

» Read More

Government Personal Data Requests Jump 120%

Monday, April 14th, 2014

What happens when the government wants to know more about someone’s online and computer-based activities? Well, if it is a criminal investigation, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) gives the government the right to request personal information on customers from companies that provide online services, like Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and Facebook. We still believe more […]

» Read More

Windows XP Death Watch: Microsoft Support Ends Soon

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

In just a few weeks, Microsoft will stop supporting its Windows XP operating system (OS). The manufacturer will cease security upgrades and support service for XP users on April 8, 2014, making any XP system in the world be more vulnerable to hack attacks and data theft.  “If you continue to use Windows XP after […]

» Read More