Seagate Data Recovery: Features & Price

Data storage hardware, software, and services vendor Seagate Technology provides data recovery tools for hard drives and solid-state drives (SSDs). 

See below to learn all about Seagate’s data recovery offerings:

Seagate Data Recovery 

Portfolio

Seagate offers corporate data recovery services for hard drives and flash drives, led by a team of experts. Rescue Data Recovery requires enterprise customers to mail their damaged drives to Seagate, where the team works up to 30 business days to recover the data. 

For businesses, Rescue services are included with the purchase of certain drives, including:

  • Ultra Touch (external)
  • One Touch (external)
  • Iron Wolf (internal)
  • SkyHawk (internal)
  • FireCuda (internal) 

Customers receive a prepaid shipping label, which they use to send their damaged storage device to Seagate’s recovery lab. They’ll receive email updates on the progress of their recovery. 

Seagate has two related security certifications: SOC for service organizations and ISO 27001 for information security management. 

Are you considering working in the data recovery industry? Learn about data recovery certifications.

Partners

Seagate resellers and distributors include Amazon, Microsoft, and Climb Channel Solutions. 

Seagate’s technology alliance partners include: 

  • Object storage provider Cloudian 
  • Data protection and storage vendor Commvault
  • Storage hardware vendor Intel
  • Containerization and storage provider Red Hat
  • Virtualization provider VMware
  • Backup and replication provider Veeam
  • Data platform vendor Weka 

Data recovery market 

The data backup and recovery market has an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.8%, according to ICT’s “Data Backup and Recovery Market Report.” In 2021, the base year of the report, the data backup and recovery market was estimated at $9.69 billion, with a forecasted revenue of $22.22 billion by 2030. Seagate is one player in the recovery market; some of its primary competitors include data recovery vendors Ontrack, Gillware, and DriveSavers. 

The recovery market is also filled with services that provide rapid data recovery. A 30-day recovery window will not suffice for enterprises operating under a tight recovery time objective (RTO) and recovery point objective (RPO). Businesses that need to quickly recover data will likely not be a match for Rescue services as their main recovery source. Seagate’s data recovery services are set up to help companies recover their drive data over an extended period of time.. 

Is your business implementing disaster recovery strategies? Read about creating a DR plan next.

Jenna Phipps
Jenna Phipps
Jenna Phipps is a contributor for Enterprise Mobile Today, Webopedia.com, and Enterprise Storage Forum. She writes about information technology security, networking, and data storage. Jenna lives in Nashville, TN.

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