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Brick Level Tape Data Recovery

Secure Data Recovery Services offers brick-level tape repair and recovery services to help your business recover from any data loss disaster.

Brick-Level Tape Data Recovery

Brick-level backups provide several advantages over other backup strategies, but data loss can still cause major issues.

Brick-level backups remove one of the major disadvantages of full backups; localized file corruption will not invalidate an entire backup, as individual files are still accessible. In many cases, users can read portions of a data file, and brick-level backups provide reliable results as part of a long-term disaster recovery strategy.

However, the brick-level strategy creates a significant draw on storage resources, since each file is backed up individually. Many companies re-use data tapes in order to manage costs. This significantly raises the chances of media damage and data loss.

Some of the most common failure scenarios for tape backups include:

  • Media Wear and Oxide Loss
  • Tape Tears, Folds and Other Physical Damage
  • Localized File Corruption
  • Accidental Overwrites and Other User Error
  • Software Error
  • Fire and Water Damage

Our engineers regularly work with brick-level backups and specialize in tape data recovery. We have developed some of the industry's most effective tape repair technologies, and by working in a certified Class 10 ISO 4 Cleanroom, our engineers can fully repair any type of tape to a functional condition.

Secure Data Recovery Services holds an excellent 96 percent success rate. We offer free diagnostics for our standard data recovery services, and our engineers are ready to help you create a recovery strategy. Contact us today to get started.

What to Do When a Brick-Level Tape Backup Fails

If you have a damaged or corrupt brick-level backup, you need to take immediate steps to limit damage. Do not operate a damaged cartridge or tape drive for any reason. Never run corruption utilities or make any attempt to repair your tapes.

For the best possible results, you should place your tapes in a safe location until you can contact a professional data recovery provider. Make a note of any symptoms that preceded your failure. If your files corrupt or unreadable, write down any error messages before turning your tape drive off.

At Secure Data Recovery Services, we offer free diagnostics for all data tape formats. Our specialists will complete several tests in a safe environment to determine the extent of overwrites and corruption. We provide a price quote and turnaround estimate before performing any repairs, and because we keep a large inventory of tape drives and components onsite, we can provide quick results for your business.

We are one of the only data recovery providers with 24/7/365 brick-level tape data recovery services, and with flexible service options for every budget, we always give our clients an easy way to avoid unnecessary downtime.

State-of-the-Art Technology for Reliable Tape Data Recovery

Secure Data Recovery Services maintains the world's best data repair laboratory by regularly investing in new technology. We were the first data recovery provider to implement a certified Class 10 ISO 4 Cleanroom, and all of our facilities follow strict SSAE 16 Type II security standards.

We use a number of proprietary utilities designed specifically for Microsoft Exchange and other common backup applications. By developing a specific plan for each backup set, our specialists can treat most cases successfully within several days.

Reasons to use Secure Data Recovery Services:

  • Experienced Brick-Level Tape Data Recovery Specialists
  • Proprietary Utilities Designed for Exchange and Other Common Backup Applications
  • Certified Class 10 ISO 4 Cleanroom
  • More than 40 Locations Across the United States
  • 24/7/365 Emergency Tape Data Recovery Services

Most companies cannot safely handle brick-level tape data recovery cases, as they do not understand how the brick-level backup function affects data architecture. At Secure Data Recovery Services, we staff an experienced engineering team and regularly research new techniques in order to guarantee the best possible results for our clients. We can help you restore any brick-level tape library, repairing individual backups as needed while maintaining your security. To schedule a case or to speak with a brick-level tape recovery specialist, call Secure Data Recovery Services today.

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