Data Protection and Recovery Options


Data Protection and Recovery Options



This article provides a guide on available options regarding Data Protection Services and Data recovery options that are available.


Table of Contents:

  1. Data Recovery Services
  2. Keep Your Hard Drive Warranty
  3. Recovery Partners



Data Recovery Services

The Hard Drive Data Recovery service is available for non-RAID HDDs on select products that include: Dell OptiPlex™, Precision™, Latitude™, and Vostro™ computer systems. These services must be purchased separately for each supported product.

Data Recovery Service Includes:

  • Attempt to recover data from failed HDD within the warranty period.

  • Use of class 100 clean room lab, if necessary, to rebuild the drive in order to recover data.

  • Recovered data that is provided to the customer via external USB Memory Stick, USB HDD, or CD. Fulfillment is at the Partner's discretion depending on the quantity of recovered data. The approved media depends on the size of the recovered data and is determined by the Data Recovery Team unless the customer makes a special request. Once the data is recovered, the media remains with the customer at no additional charges.

  • Services for the term of contract as indicated on the invoice.

  • Access to the Dell Data Protection portal, a secure, password-protected online resource that is used to monitor the status of your data recovery.

Data Recovery Service Does Not Include:

  • Guarantee that all the customer's data will be recovered. This service provides a data recovery attempt using a clean room lab, if necessary, to attempt data recovery.

  • Data destruction or data backup.

  • Other activities such as, installation, deinstallation, relocation, preventative maintenance, training assistance, remote administration, or any activities or services that are not listed in the Service Description.

  • Availability of direct third-party products or the product versions that are not supported by the manufacturer, vendor, or partner.


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Keep Your Hard Drive Warranty

Keep Your Hard Drive (KYHD) warranty add-on is available to Dell ProSupport customers at point of sale to retain control over your sensitive data.

You can add this service to your warranty from the services section when configuring your order online.

Key Benefits of KYHD service:

Greater Security – Your sensitive data and hard drive never have to leave your control. Retaining physical possession of a failed hard drive is an effective way to help ensure security of classified, proprietary, or sensitive data.

Complete Control – By keeping failed hard drives in-house, you decide how and when to dispose of your data, on your own terms. Tracking failed hard drives in-transit becomes a nonissue. Covers multiple drives in a system and multiple failures.

Compliance Enablement – Help comply with current data privacy regulations and internal company policies by ensuring sensitive information about your hard drives is not compromised.

Risk Mitigation – Proper control or disposition of sensitive data can mitigate risk of expensive civil liability by helping to prevent potential exposure of confidential customer data or intellectual property.


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Dell Data Recovery Partners

Dell customers can connect with data recovery specialists who are located within your country or location.Being a Dell customer may entitle you to offers and discounts on services. Note any of these offers and discounts are subject to change at the companies discretion. While all our partners are headquartered in the United States, all our partners can support customers all over the world.

All our Data Recovery Partners can recover data from RAID, NAS, and SAN systems. If you have a data recovery need applicable to one of storage solutions, please contact any of our data recovery partners for more information.

Dell Data Recovery Partners Contact information:

DriveSavers Data Recovery ACE Data Recovery Kroll OnTrack
DriveSavers Data Recovery External Link
North America
1-800-440-1904
Dell Customer Quote/Discount External Link
RAID Data Recovery
Remote Data Recovery External Link
Hard Drive Data Recovery
SSD Data Recovery
Data Recovery Services External Link
Data Recovery Services Near Me (Locations) External Link

DriverSavers Data Recovery (Japan) External Link
0800-123-6243
Dell Customer Quote/Discount Japan External Link
ACE Data RecoveryExternal Link
Free Phone Consultation: 1-877-304-7189
¿Habla español?: 1-844-863-9573
Dell Customer Quote with DiscountExternal Link
Other LocationsExternal Link
Kroll OnTrackExternal Link
Eden Prarie, MN, USA
800-872-2599
Online QuoteExternal Link

Table 1: Dell Data Recovery Partners Contact Information


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Article ID: SLN286279

Last Date Modified: 06/23/2020 04:43 PM

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