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RAID 5 Data Recovery

Secure Data Recovery Services specializes in RAID 5 data recovery. If you need to regain access to important files after a RAID failure, our excellent turnaround times and high recovery rates can help you avoid downtime, productivity losses and other serious consequences of data loss.

Raid 5 Data Recovery

RAID 5 is by far the most popular RAID configuration option. It offers serious performance advantages over RAID 3 and 4 thanks to its distributed parity, and with fault tolerance for a single hard drive failure, RAID 5 is an ideal option for web servers and storage servers.

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One of the major advantages of a RAID 5 is this distributed parity. This feature allows for faster data access speeds than RAID 4, a similar configuration with a dedicated parity drive. A RAID 5 can write to all of its hard drives at the same time, whereas a system with a dedicated parity would be limited by the speed of the parity drive.

However, RAID 5 systems need to be rebuilt after losing a hard drive. Many of our clients lose access to their data during this rebuild process when a second hard drive fails or when the RAID controller stops functioning properly. While RAID 5 offers fault tolerance, it cannot replace a well-planned backup strategy.

RAID 5 failure scenarios include:

  • Controller Failure
  • Failure During RAID 5 Rebuild
  • Multiple Hard Drive Failures Past Point of Redundancy
  • Electronic Damage
  • Accidental File Deletion
  • Parity Loss or Damage
  • Accidental Formatting or Re-initialization

We offer risk-free RAID evaluations for our standard data recovery service, and with offices in most major U.S. cities, we provide excellent turnaround times and fast access to state-of-the-art RAID repair tools. Secure Data Recovery Services is one of the only RAID repair providers with 24/7/365 RAID 5 services, and we provide a no recovery, no charge guarantee with every case. Contact our customer service team today to get started.

What to Do When a RAID 5 Array Fails

If your RAID 5 stops functioning or if you cannot access data, turn it off immediately. Never use data recovery software on striped data. Exercise extreme caution when attempting to repair or rebuild your array, especially if a previous rebuild attempt failed. Do not rebuild your array if you notice any unusual failure symptoms or error messages.

In our experience, most RAID 5 systems are completely recoverable if they are shut off immediately after failure symptoms occur. Operating a damaged RAID risks accidental overwrites, parity loss and other serious issues that can complicate the data recovery process. For the best chances of a successful case result, you should contact a professional RAID data recovery provider as soon as possible.

At Secure Data Recovery Services, we know that RAID 5 failures can have serious implications for any business. We take every possible step to limit turnaround times while maintaining perfect security controls. By investing in new technologies, we have developed a comprehensive set of professional RAID 5 data repair tools that allow for fast, dependable results.

Advanced RAID 5 Data Recovery Technology

Our engineers treat damaged RAID 5 media in a certified Class 10 ISO 4 Cleanroom, a specialized environment that protects against airborne contaminants. We have a large set of proprietary recovery tools, including utilities designed specifically for common RAID operating systems, and we lead our industry with a 96 percent success rate.

Our specialists can also repair your array hardware while recovering your data, further limiting your downtime and allowing your business to resume normal operations after an unexpected data loss disaster.

Advantages of our RAID 5 data recovery services include:

  • Online Case Status Monitoring Tools and 24/7 Customer Support
  • High Success Rates for RAID 5 Systems of All Sizes
  • Fast Turnaround Times and 24/7/365 Emergency RAID Recovery Services
  • A Large Network of Facilities
  • Risk-Free Media Diagnostics
  • Best-in-Class Security Credentials
  • SSAE 18 Type II Certification and Other Security Credentials

When you need a fast, dependable way to recover from an unexpected RAID disaster, Secure Data Recovery Services can help. We provide RAID 5 data recovery, RAID 5 repair and other specialized services through more than 50 offices across the U.S., and with high success rates and excellent security credentials, we offer the best available option for professional RAID services. Call our customer service team today to get started or for more information.

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Customer Reviews (27)

Average Rating:

This service was rated 5.0 out of 5.0 based on 27 review(s)

  • Reviewed on Apr 26 2019  |  Buffalo, NY

    Life Saver

    Called Secure data after RAID 5 HD failed on server. Chris McMacken was very knowledgeable and collected all necessary information. I shipped them he failed HD and status updated can be checked online. He called back with price and timeline after engineer analyzed the HD. After about a week, I received a copy of the data in an external drive. The process was painless except for how much it cost. Overall, I''m happy with the process and the way everything was communicated. Thank you

  • Reviewed on Jul 10 2018  |  Boca Raton, FL

    Good friend in bad times

    If you're calling Secure Data Recovery, it's likely that you're having a really bad day. Chris helped us navigate a serious data loss issue with timely updates, prompt responses to questions and ultimately great news. Chris and the team behind him provide a premium service.

  • Reviewed on Jul 10 2018  |  Richmond, VA

    WHEW! Life Savers!

    We had all of our data on a RAID array on our server. When our server went down our office came to a screeching halt! SDR did an excellent job recovering our data. They were able to get 100% of our data back. Our recovery specialist, Jeremy, kept us up to date at every step and was able to answer all of our questions. If ever we need data recovery again, I know we can count on them!

  • Reviewed on Apr 16 2018  |  Ann Arbor, TN

    Amazing Results

    We had a failed 12 TB RAID 5 array, with two of the drives having a partial rebuild already started and file system damage. SDR was able to do a 100% recovery of all data on that array. Highly recommended and a great customer experience.

  • Reviewed on Sep 7 2017  |  Indianapolis, IN

    Data Recovery

    Thanks for help in recovering all of data. With out your help our company would have been in big trouble. I really appreciate every thing that you did and my general manger also appriciate's your help. If we every need any data recovery in the future you will be first person that I contact.

  • Reviewed on May 26 2017  |  Jonesboro, AR

    Great Job

    We had a server go down, that contained our accounts payable. They were able to do an emergency recovery, and got all of our data back extremely fast. Our account rep Alec Sakenes did a great job keeping everything moving forward and fast tracked.

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