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Flashback Data offers fast turnaround times and extremely reasonable pricing. Whether you have one tape or a hundred, there is no faster way to get your data extracted. We also customize our solutions to meet your needs. Contact us today to learn more and discuss our tape extraction services. We offer a variety of data recovery services, including server raid recovery, SSD recovery, hard drive data recovery, and flash drive recovery. Contact us for a FREE quote today!
Whether you have damaged tapes, missing data, or your tape is unsupported by your current infrastructure, we can fix it!
Do you have an old backup tape that you can’t access because you don’t have the drive anymore? Don’t know what backup software your tapes were backed up on? Do you have hundreds of tapes that you need to produce data from for litigation? Our certified specialists are the experts in recovering lost data from physical issues, accidental deletion, corruption, and more. With Flashback Data’s tape extraction services, we can extract the data from the tapes regardless of the backup software or media type. Flashback Data provides an unparalleled experience for solving complex data issues. With over 15 years in data repair and thousands of recoveries, we are the industry leaders in data recovery worldwide.
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What is Tape Data Recovery?
A tape data drive is a storage device that is used for offline, archival data storage. The longevity of tapes are the main reasons why backups are still widely used by large enterprises. If they are properly maintained, they can store required data for 30+ years. Due to their high archival stability, tape backups are used for long-term retention for critical data. Tape data recovery is the process of retrieving and copying data from tape cartridges that have experienced damage from water, dropping, or overwriting.
What are the common causes of data loss from tape failure?
While tape has longevity for data storage, a lot can happen to make the data on them inaccessible. We have seen it all. This includes:
- Corruption: expired tapes, operational errors, tape mishandling, or overwrites caused by inserting or partially formatting a wrong tape
- Malware: tapes erased from infection by either ransomware or malware
- Software Upgrades: the inability for data on the tape to be read by new servers or applications
What are the considerations for migrating backup tapes?
If you are considering migrating your tape libraries to a single tape, get help from the experts at Flashback. We can advice you about the steps needed to begin the recovery process.
How do I restore tape archives to a new backup?
To extract the data, you must first restore the tape archives. After, you can import the content into the new backup environment after the archive structure has been recreated, or you can import or copy the archives into the new data structure.
When upgrading your archive system, you have several options available to you with their own considerations. Restoring and migrating old archive structures, including data, is no easy feat. Each backup system will have its own way of saving data in the library or onto the tapes themselves, so understanding the manuals is essential to achieving a problem-free backup environment.
Some problems may take place when a client’s software is not available or the paths to them have changed or not worked properly. This can happen when there is a failure to complete a full backup. In this case, receiving help from our specialists is the best way to deal with the issue as it is complex.
How do I conduct data migration from a backup?
If you are experiencing issues in trying to access tapes or their data, our team of data recovery experts is here to solve the problem. We have the equipment, hardware and software, and experience to recover your tapes from a range of media successfully.