"Fire. Flood. Having a five-foot-thick redwood tree fall on your
home office. Collectively, these are disasters that can befall your
computers' hard drives. At an enterprise level add in dead
multi-disk servers, RAIDs that get mixed up, and network storage
appliances that don't get backed up. Whether you're a homeowner
mourning the loss of your family's digital picture album or an
enterprise-level IT director trying to make sure that your next
disaster doesn't involved getting canned, there is a solution.
"Drive recovery has long been the last resort of IT directors
(and desperate dissertation writers). In recent years, industry
leaders Kroll OnTrack Inc. have added Linux recovery to their
service lines, but you'd never know from looking at their Web
sites. DriveSavers doesn't even mention that it handles Linux
drives -- it has recovery tips for Macs and PCs, but none for
Linux. Ontrack hides support for Linux three levels deep..."