For any business or home user serious about data protection a RAID or NAS system should be implemented, and indeed many clients do avail themselves of such technology to protect their important and precious data, and even though there is a form of protection there are occasions where a RAID or NAS may fail.
Such failures may include:
- Multiple disk failure
- Power outage
- Logical corruption
- Firmware updates
- Mechanical issues
- Physical issues
This list is not exhaustive by any means, it just shows the kind of scenarios some of our clients have faced, and that which we have subsequently helped them retrieve their data.
RAID and NAS recovery procedures are complex and require specialist engineers to rebuild data:
Such complexities include file system knowledge as:
- NTFS $MFT
- Ext2, Ext3, Ext4
Further to this knowledge of the actual RAID or NAS system must be identified, start sector, block size, & rotation.
Here is a small list of manufactures we cover are: