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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 16 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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  • Data Recovery

    5.0
    Reviewed on Sep 7 2017

    Alec,
    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 furture you will be first person that I contact.

    Authenticated Indianapolis, IN
  • Great Job

    5.0
    Reviewed on May 26 2017

    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.

    Authenticated Jonesboro, AR
  • Alec Is Awesome!

    5.0
    Reviewed on Apr 28 2017

    Alec is super helpful. I had a bunch of questions and he went out of his way to answer everything for me and offered us a bunch of extra assistance. If you need data restored, ask for Alec!

    Authenticated Houston, TX
  • Great Service

    5.0
    Reviewed on Apr 20 2017

    Alec made this process extremely easy for us. He talked with the different departments when we needed help and took care of everything. He also kept me informed on what was happening as the information came to him. I appreciate the willingness to help during our recovery.

    Authenticated Roach, MO
  • Great service!

    5.0
    Reviewed on Jan 30 2017

    All data was recovered from a failed RAID 5 array. The turnaround time was faster than I had anticipated and my representative, Jeremy, was very helpful and kept me informed throughout the entire process!

    Authenticated Carnegie, PA
  • Great company, easy process

    5.0
    Reviewed on Dec 30 2016

    SDR lead me thru the entire process from the moment I dropped off my hard drives until I received my recovered data. Having Jeremy as my dedicated account rep was especially helpful...he answered every question I had and kept me updated throughout the process. The recovery team did an excellent job recovering the right data, quickly.

    Authenticated Richmond, VA
  • Reliable Service

    5.0
    Reviewed on Oct 20 2016

    Secure Data Recovery completed the task thoroughly and completely. Jeremy Provchy (the primary rep I dealt with) was very patient with me, as I was not always able to respond in a timely fashion, particularly during the exploratory phase of our possible engagement. However, once committed, the company executed quickly and reliably, and delivered the recovered files/data/media without issue. Cost was a bit high, but comparatively speaking, their rates/quotes were in line with other companies. I would recommend them for others who need data recovery services.

    Authenticated Sugar Land, TX
  • SDR came through for us

    5.0
    Reviewed on Oct 12 2016

    Let me say that Secure Data Recovery saved us in a significant way. Like many of the other stories here, we had a complete hard drive failure (BOTH mirrored hard drives from one of our servers died). Two hours of tech support with Dell and they gave up. Then I found out our backup software stopped backing up (just this server) in July. So we’ve lost 3 months of documents, a crippling amount for our business. My last option was the service offered by Secure Data Recovery. Less than a week after sending them our data, we got an external drive overnighted back to us with a 100% recovery of all the files from the failed hard drives. The process was actually easy. It wasn’t inexpensive, but totally worth it. Thanks Chris and thank you to your team!

    Authenticated Bethlehem, PA
  • Data is back! Moving on.

    4.5
    Reviewed on Aug 31 2016

    After an accident involving water damage within our server room, the terrible feeling in my gut came to an end thanks to the services of Secure Data Recovery. A RAID array on four drives swollen with water damage and loaded with data was completely recovered. From my initial phone call to my case manager, Jeremy, the sense of urgency never diminished and all communication was quick, concise and very informative. We were kept up to date throughout the entire process.

    The total cost of recovery was a lot more than I had anticipated. However, in the end, we are back up and running.

    Authenticated Miami, FL
  • Great Communication

    5.0
    Reviewed on Apr 29 2016

    Have to thank Jeremy and Secure Data Recovery for their great communication. Nice to have a vendor that you can contact and responds so quickly. Kudos to the Customer Service Team for setting up such a fabulous system! Made the entire process less stressful! When you are concerned about your data - less stress is so VERY important!

    Authenticated Memphis, TN
  • Saved us hundreds of hours of development

    5.0
    Reviewed on Mar 8 2016

    We had a failed RAID 5 array (2 failed drives simultaneously) on our primary file server. Although we had backups that allowed us to easily rebuild the server, we found that an extremely critical set of custom application code was not incorporated into our backup scheme. We could of lost years of software development. Our Account Rep Alec was extremely helpful and professional in recovering 100% of our lost data in a very timely manner. Secure Data Recovery prevented us from spending hundreds of hours of recreating our custom code. I would use them again and highly recommend them to anyone needing data recovery!

    Authenticated San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Stellar Recovery

    5.0
    Reviewed on Feb 22 2016

    We had two of six drives fail in a RAID 5 configuration with just under 2TB of data and an unrecoverable corrupt backup. SDR recovered 100% of our most important data and 99.9% of the remaining data in just under 48 hours. A courier picked up our drives at 7:30PM Wednesday and another courier delivered the recovered data 6PM Friday. Our account manager Mitchell was super helpful from start to finish and I would definitely use Secure Data Recoverys’ services again

    Authenticated Tinley Park, IL

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