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April 13, 2017 By admin

IBM Server Data Recovery

IBM servers are one of the most reliable servers in the world but still, they too suffer from failures that cause data loss. So, let’s have a look at the types of failures commonly experienced by IBM hard drives.

Common Failures Experienced by IBM Server Hard Drives

An IBM server hard drive failure can occur for a variety of reasons, it is very important that the fault should be identified correctly by a professional IBM data recovery and hard drive repair service so that the data on the hard drive can be recovered.

There are a number of warning signs that tells you that your IBM server hard drive is about to experience failure, including grinding or clicking noises, a blue crash screen, and a lower level of performance. If you experience any of these symptoms, it’s better to turn off the computer and contact an IBM server hard drive recovery service.

If you turn off a computer immediately on receiving the warning signals, you will greatly increase your chances of a successful hard drive recovery.

An IBM server hard drive can fail for a number of reasons; below we have discussed the most common hard drive failures.

  • Mechanical Failurehard drive mechanical failure

Mechanical failure is normally the result of hard disk making clicking, beeping or buzzing noises. Buzzing and beeping noises generally indicates the failure of the motor. Failure of read/write heads failure is normally indicated by a clicking noise which is the most common type of failure.

  • Electronic Failure

IBM hard drive electronic failure is normally the result of a power spike or power surge. In most of the cases of an electronic failure, your hard drive will be permanently dead. But professional data recovery services can recover data even from a dead IBM hard drive.

  • Accidental Formatting, File Deletion or Initialized Errors

One of the common mistakes is formatting a hard drive that can easily happen by pressing or clicking the wrong button. Initialized error means the hard disk can’t read the start sector on the disk and thus giving an initialized error. Another common problem is to recover deleted files that have been accidentally deleted. It is possible for a hard disk recovery service to recover data from hard drive or deleted files even if you have deleted the files days, weeks, months or even years ago.

  • Firmware Failure

A computer software program responsible for the communication between the hard drive and the entire computer system is known as the firmware. Firmware codes are located on the disk platters and if these platters become corrupted or damaged, the hard drive experiences a failure. The firmware failure can occur even if the electrical and mechanical components of the hard drive are in perfectly working condition.

  • IBM Server Hard Drive is Freezing or Operating very Slowly

Normally when an IBM server degrades, this type of failure occurs. In most conditions, it means the sectors on the disk are unreadable, unwritable or getting corrupted. It may also mean that bad sectors on the IBM server hard drive are not getting allocated by the hard disk correctly. In this type of failure normally a user is not able to copy data from the files or drive, and folders keep on appearing and then disappearing from view.

Advanced Technology for Hard Drive Data Recovery and IBM Server Repair

Data doctor offers an advanced set of resources for all IBM devices, including personal computer media and enterprise level web servers. Utilizing the advanced technology, we can safely and securely recover missing data from IBM systems.

We treat all failure scenarios that affect IBM Servers, including:

  • Multiple Failed RAID members
  • Physical Hard Drive Damage
  • File and Firmware Corruption
  • Electronic Issues
  • Virus Damage and Accidental File Deletion
  • Water Damage, Fire Damage, and More

Contact us today for more information or to get started.

Steps to Take When the IBM Device Fails

The failure symptoms vary depending upon the media type, operating system, and many other factors, so it’s recommended to take a cautious approach while handling damaged hard drives. If the data on an IBM device can’t be read, you should disconnect the power source of the computer immediately. And contact a professional data recovery service as soon as possible. Never attempt to repair RAID arrays or damaged hard disk yourself.