Tape Recovery Options for Backups and Archives
When tape storage media fails, Kroll Ontrack has solutions to extract and recover your valuable backup data.
There is more to recovering data from backups and archives than just reading from older tape media storage. The tape recovery process is uniquely designed by Kroll Ontrack engineers to extract data from any type of media storage. The range of tape media types that Kroll Ontrack can recover from is the most comprehensive in the industry. With over 50,000 recoveries each year, let the data recovery engineers of Kroll Ontrack catalogue, extract and recover your data – regardless of backup formats.
Kroll Ontrack has a large inventory of tape drives to read your tape media. If your media has an obsolete archive format, don’t worry, Kroll Ontrack Data Recovery engineers have the experience and the resources required to search, extract and recover your data.
Kroll Ontrack has rescued data from the following scenarios involving tape media:
- Overwritten tapes (including DLT)
- Quick-erased or partially overwritten data from LTO (Ultrium) tape media.
- Snapped or burnt tapes.
- Tapes damaged by chemicals and smoke.
- Software problems or backup failures.
- Tapes immersed in flood waters.
- Intentional or accidental physical damage.
- CASE STUDY: Tape data recovery for Christchurch production company after earthquakes.
Data Recovery Solutions for any Tape Media
Here is a list of some common tape drive vendors and media that Kroll Ontrack specialise in – if you do not see your brand of tape drive or tape media listed, then contact us on 0508 872 259 to discuss your specific recovery requirements with one of our data service representatives. Kroll Ontrack is also capable of developing a custom solution for unique or propriety backup archive systems.
|3500 MP Series||5 – 700GB|
AIT Series / SAIT Series
|8mm (AIT)||35 – 500GB|
|Vendor: Oracle (Formally StorageTek)
9800 series / 10000 series
|9800 series / 10000 series||40 – 1000GB|
DLT Series / SDLT Series
|DLT Series / SDLT Series||80 – 800GB|
|Vendor: Tandberg Data
DAT Series / LTO Series / SLR Series / VXA Series
|4mm, 8mm (MP) / Ultrium (Generation 1-5) / SLR / VXA||38 – 1500GB|
|Vendors: Quantum, HP, Sony
DDS Series / DAT Series
|DDS 4mm||20 – 40GB|
|Vendors: IBM, HP, Quantum, Sony
|Ultrium (Generation 1-5)||200 – 3000GB|