IBM Data Recovery

IBM (The International Business Machines Corporation), was founded in 1911 originally as the Computing Tabulating Recording Company, or CTR. In 1924, International Business Machines was adopted. A common nickname for the company as well is Big Blue, as they are known for using the color blue in their packaging, logo and most products.

The company originally produced products such as the dial recorder, the computing scale, and a time clock to record an employee’s work hours on paper. In 1914, after the employment of Thomas J. Watson Sr., the company began to focus on solutions for large business as opposed to a small office. Revenue more than doubled, and Watson became president of the company. In 1937 IBM became the primary provider of business solutions to the U.S. Government; their equipment allowing them to process extraordinary amounts of data. The first “self-learning” program ever (a computer that would play checkers and learn from its own experience) was programmed by IBM in 1956, giving the first example of the concept of artificial intelligence. This was the same year that IBM introduced the Hard Disk Drive. A landmark in 1960; they created and began improving upon the first floppy disks. In 1961 they developed a reservation system for American Airlines called SABRE, and only 2 years later assisted NASA track the orbital flight of the Mercury Astronauts. They continued to stay in the game of space exploration, including the 1969 mission to put a man on the moon.

Their first computer systems were announced in 1964, and 10 years later the laser scanning barcode reader you see today in stores was introduced. While the company experienced heavy losses in the 90’s after selling Lexmark, by 2002 they were rebuilt again thanks to company’s close discussions with its 50,000 employees. In 2005, their personal computer business was sold to Lenovo, and they began concentrating on data-encryption. Their love of A.I.’s never ceased though, and they gained worldwide recognition for Watson, an artificial intelligence program presented on Jeopardy! (It won against champions Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings). They have since created partnership with Apple Inc. and Twitter, for further use of the Watson program.

It’s readily apparent that IBM’s inventions and innovations changed the world of computers.

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IBM Servers and Thinkpad Products we work with include, but are not limited to:

  • IBM eServer xSeries
  • IBM eServer Storage Series
  • IBM eServer BladeCenter Series
  • IBM Linux OpenPower Series
  • IBM Linux pSeries
  • IBM Linux iSeries
  • IBM Linux Cluster 1350
  • IBM Linux zSeries
  • IBM Desktop ThinkCentre A & M Series
  • IBM ThinkPad X, R, T & G series
  • IBM XIV
  • IBM SONAS
  • IBM Storwize Series
  • IBM Flex Systems
  • IBM Cisco Series
  • IBM FlashSystem 840 & V840
  • IBM Ultrastar Series
  • IBM Deskstar Series
  • IBM Travelstar Series

Common Problems

Despite being the inventors for it, their hard drives can be prone to issues from time to time just as any other manufacturer. They can suffer both logical and physical failures. Logical issues can include deleted files, deleted partitions, disk reformatting, viruses or malware. If the drive is dropped, overheated, or experiences any other trauma it can result in damage to the read/write head or damage to the PCB (Printed Circuit Board). If you hear any clicking, tapping or buzzing, stop use of the drive immediately and turn the machine off. Turning it back on or even powering it up can cause further damage to the platters and result in possible loss of data. If you hear anything strange, call us immediately!

Why Choose Us?

No matter what the issue, the professionals at Platinum Data Recovery can assist you! Our engineers have over 15 years of experience handling IBM’s various products, and we keep up to date on their latest innovations. We have, on-site, an ISO 5 Class 100 clean room that gives our engineers the ability to recover your information safely. We also have a plethora of software programs, and a few of our own design, that enable us to retrieve the maximum amount of data from your storage device. Don’t put your important information at risk; trust the experts here at Platinum Data Recovery! Call us now!

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State of the Art Technology for IBM Data Recovery

IBM is one of the largest providers of data storage solutions. It is known for producing exceptional high-end devices, popular servers, and efficient storage systems. The superior technology used by IBM means that if anything goes wrong, you need data recovery experts with exclusive technical IBM knowledge. At Platinum Data Recovery, we have invested heavily in research and development to safely perform data recovery on IBM devices. As a result, we have emerged as the most trusted data recovery service and most IBM customers rely on us due to our high success rate. We have skills and equipment needed to recover data from all the types and models of IBM hard drive including IBM Deskstar and Travelstar Series. We have maintained world-class infrastructure and our technicians adhere to the international standards to assure risk-free data recovery.

As one of the leading IBM hard drives recovery service providers, we are the first choice of businesses, as well as individuals for recovering data from IBM devices. When you choose us, you can expect quick data recovery, efficient turnaround times, and confidentiality. IBM has played a major role in the world of technology. But data loss may occur due to various reasons such as physical damage, natural disasters, virus attack, overheated drive, firmware corruption, etc. If you’ve lost data from your IBM hard drive for any reason, you may reach out to us to maximize the chances of recovery. As an expert at recovering data from IBM devices, we can recover up to 100% data from external or internal IBM hard drives.

USC, School of Social Work

“The people at Platinum Data Recovery are absolute Miracle Workers… [they] taught me a great lesson about backing up my data. I can’t thank them enough!!”

Wynne R. Waugaman, PhD. Professor, USC School of Social Work

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Our experts specialize in the following brands:
Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi, Toshiba, Lacie, Iomega, G-Tech, Sandisk, Lexar and etc.