Driving innovation in restoring HDD , SSD and data for its customers in India – ReStor Lab, a unit of dStor Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has successfully serviced 200,000th drive. Within a short span of less than three years, the company has achieved this major milestone.
In the year 2013, ReStor saw a need in market to service out-of-warranty drives and providing a cost effective solutions to customers who were having out of warranty HDD drives sitting with them and having junk value.
Since then the company commitment towards serving the Indian market paved this huge success story. The company has opened India’s first testing and repair facility for hard disk drives and solid-state drives with an ISO-9001:2008 certification in Gurgaon.
“This is indeed a great achievement for our business as we have served two hundred thousand drives. As we took a major leap in 2013 by launching India’s first HDD & SSD testing and repair center in Gurgaon. This gave Indian data recovery and drive recertification industry a boost. The journey is long but the start which we have made is really good,” says Sharad Srivastava, Founder Director, ReStor Lab. “It also shows our commitment for cleaner and greener environment. HDD components generally have more than 5 years of useful life. By recycling, recertification and restor of out-of-warranty HDD & SSD, we, not only reduce the e-waste, but also provide a low cost HDD solution for first-time-user (FTU) PC market and help in increasing the profitability customer support organizations”
While giving insightful information, Srivastava also commented, “The biggest problem or the challenge ahead of this industry is to educate the concerned stakeholders regarding proper handling of faulty hard drives. Usually, the hard drive often gets broken or dead while getting badly handled in transit. This can only be sorted out by education and awareness. We have developed a proper mechanism and boxes which are designed to handle the faulty drives. Proper handling itself increases the scope of data recovery and drive recovery.”
ReStor Lab’s facility in Gurgaon incorporates a class 100 Clean room for data recovery services and a completely clean room environment type Lab for HDD & SSD repair. Lab also have electro-static discharge (ESD) safe set-up, a combination of indigenously developed testing bays/ racks and imported diagnostics jigs, backed by a trained technical team.
ReStor Lab’s key clients include most of the leading PC and CE OEMs in India, HDD retail partner, MSMEs and end user.
ReStor Lab is a unit of dStor Technologies P Ltd, The dStor Technologies group company incorporated in India (2010) and singapore(2009). ReStor Lab offers HDD & SSD repair services, Data Recovery services from HDD, SSD and other storage devices.
ReStor Lab is initiative by HDD industry veteran Sharad Srivastava who was Country Manager – Indian sub-continent for Seagate Technology from 1996 to 2005 and Director Sales -South Asia for Western Digital from 2005 to 2009.