Case Studies

Data Recovery from Crashed Heads

A "head crash" occurs when the heads of a hard disk more >>

Seismic Data Conversion

A data acquisition client approached us with their 3D more >>

Failed RAID Array

Where two drives simultaneously fail or the RAID is more >>

Half Inch Tape

One of our customers approached us with a half inch more >>

Data Forensics

ACPO Guidelines for Electronic more >>

Magneto Optical Drives

DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine) has become the standard medical image more >>

Sticktion Problems

When Regal Petroleum wanted to revisit seismic more >>

Electronic/Firmware Failure

When the external electronic components more >>
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Terms & Conditions
Registered Company: 05513674
VAT No: 803 1178 66

Data Conversion | Tape Transcription | Media Transfer | Data Recovery | File Repair | Drives for Sale or Hire | Tape and Optical Drive Repairs File

We currently support most known tape and optical media formats, including DLT, SuperDLT, LTO, half-inch tape, 3480, 3490, 3590, DAT, QIC, Syquest, Exabyte, AIT, Magneto Optical, WORM, DVD, CD and Blu-Ray and we maintain stocks and offer a fixed price repair service on every generation of drive (one year warranty applies).

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. Even if your data is proprietary, we can write bespoke handlers for the conversion.

If your tape or optical media is physically damaged or logically corrupted, we have clean room facilities, curing ovens and advanced drives and software to repair media and recover the data.

Our Seismic Services

Seismic Tape Transcription | Seismic Data Processing | Seismic Data Management | Data Recovery | Shot Point Datasets | NavMerge Services | Scanning Digitising & Well Logging

Our transcription software has been developed to handle every input tape format. At Data Conversion Specialists we deal with all formats – for example Seismic Multiplexed Formats (SEG-D & SEG-Y), Well Log Formats(LIS, LAS & DLIS) and Seismic Trace Sequential Tape Formats (SEISCOM, CGG Exchange & Western Code). Satisfied customers include CGGVeritas, Petrobras & SCAN Geophysical.

We do not charge diagnosis fees for any of our services and provide full engineering reports, together with detailed quotes before going ahead with any work. Emergency 24:7:365 service is standard and we employ a no fix: no fee policy.

"Thank you very much for all your help." - (media transcription in seg-y) - SCAN Geophysical

Western Digital
Red Hat

Data Storage Specialists is part of a wider group of companies incorporating:
Data Recovery Specialists | Data Conversion Specialists | Computer Forensics

Data Recovery, Data Conversion and Data Forensic Specialists are a trading name for Data Recovery Services Ltd
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