tape data recovery
tape data recovery
tape recovery

tape recovery
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Tape Formats
We currently support most known tape formats, including DLT, SuperDLT, LTO, half-inch tape, reel to reel, 3480, 3490, 3590, DAT, QIC, Syquest, Exabyte and AIT.  Our
tape services can quickly and cost-effectively convert media and data into a readable, useable format - ready for re-importation in to new or existing IT infrastructures.
We support thousands of software and backup applications using Windows NT, 2000, ME, Windows 95, 98, Netware, DOS / Windows 3.11, MacOS, Linux, OS/2, CP/M, Unix, HP-UX, Solaris, AIX, VMS, SQL and OS/400 and can convert or repair terabytes of foreign or legacy formats, databases, images and compression algorithms into almost any format your system will recognise. 
Routine services include the migration of backup systems such as ARCserve, NetBackup, Backup Exec, Microsoft Backup, Backup Express, Retrospect, CommVault, Tapeware, cpio, tar, Data Protector, Tivoli, Dump, UltracBac and Legato.

If you cannot be certain how the data was written to the tape or other storage media, we will investigate a sample of your data, to establish the necessary actions and provide a no obligation quote. This way you can be sure to get the service that you need and do not incur any costs until the process has been agreed to your satisfaction.

 cataloguing and indexing report to list available data
 accurate bit for bit copy of the source data
 recovery of any inaccessible data
 development of bespoke tools to recover proprietary data
 data supplied in appropriate media format for re-importation
 after sales support for any subsequent issues
SDLT | DLT | Ultrium | LTO | DAT | DDS | Travan | AIT | Exabyte | Mammoth | IBM 3490E | IBM 3480 | IBM 3590 | IBM 3592 | Half Inch Tape | One Inch Tape | QIC 


Free Data Recovery Evaluation

Our free data recovery evaluation service will tell you whether your data can be recovered, exactly how much it will cost and how long the data recovery will take.   

Industry Leading Diagnostics

Class 100 clean rooms, specialised platter removal jigs and specialised software applications allow us to provide the most comprehensive service in the industry.

Excellent Service

You will be appointed your own consultant, who will offer you a fixed price quotation, free return shipping and after sales support.

Established and Trusted

40 years experience in the industry and ISO 9001 accreditation, ensures the highest success rates in the industry.

Don't just take our word for it!

"Thank you so much for all your help - Data Recovery Specialists are a real life saver!  I do not know what I would have done without the data you recovered.  We would have probably had to re-record all the location shots, which would have been time consuming and very expensive"  BBC Wales

See what our clients say!


"Thank you for solving our stiction issues so promptly from our reel to reel tapes.  We were expecting to lose some of the data, so we were extremely happy when you recovered the full survey.  The data has proved invaluable"  Regal Petroleum
Don't just take our word for it!


"Thank you for processing the 3590 tapes from our marine survey and copying to HDD.  Your unique NavMerge service combining the navigation information with our 3D seismic data saved us a huge amount of time"  Portugese Ministry of Defence
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"I thought we would never get our CT scans converted into DICOM and imported onto PACS, but you came to our rescue" NHS