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Biggest Threat of Data Loss for Apple Mobile Users Is Unexpected Mishaps

Billions of people have purchased iPhones, iPads, and iPods to store their digital photos, videos and other important, personal data. Unexpected mishaps that lead to physical damage and/or software or hardware issues are the main causes of data loss on any mobile device. With Apple® devices being more entrenched in many people’s daily lives, it’s no surprise that when a data loss occurs there is a need to recover personal data quickly and securely. DriveSavers Data Recovery has seen a 150 percent increase in inquiries for data recovery services from Apple mobile users over the past two years.

With Apple devices becoming faster, lighter, thinner and more secure, people are taking them everywhere to do everything. However, it is estimated that less than 10 percent of smartphone users actually back up their content on a regular basis – therefore if data hasn’t been backed up or synched to Apple’s iCloud or to a desktop or laptop computer, there is a greater risk of losing emotionally valued photos and videos, and the possibility of having the laborious task of replacing long lists of contacts.

“When data loss occurs, most people call DriveSavers in a panic,” said Chris Bross, strategic technology alliance manager at DriveSavers. “Users have become even more dependent and attached to the personal content on their mobile devices. More often than you’d expect, we have customers calling us desperate to recover the only recent photos of a deceased family member from an iPad or the only videos of their first-born child from an iPhone. Our company offers Apple users the best opportunity to recovering their data quickly and securely should a mishap occur.”

DriveSavers has more expertise, technology and capabilities to successfully recover data from Apple devices than any other data recovery company. With over 27 years of experience recovering data for Apple products, DriveSavers Data Recovery engineers are able to recover data from iPads, iPhones and iPods and any other Apple product that has suffered common or catastrophic data loss for any reason.

This year at Macworld/iWorld, DriveSavers will display a special enhanced version of its world-famous museum of “disk-asters.” In addition, DriveSavers in-house authority on SSD data recovery, Chris Bross, will give hands-on demonstrations at DriveSavers booth (#529) on the complexity of data recovery for SSDs and other storage devices.

DriveSavers Data Recovery Advisors are available 24/7 to help users recover files from Apple products, should data loss occur. To learn more about DriveSavers, please visit our website or call 800.440.1904.

About DriveSavers Data Recovery

DriveSavers Data Recovery, the worldwide leader in data recovery, provides the fastest, most reliable and only certified secure data recovery service in the industry. All of the company’s services meet security protocols for financial, legal, corporate and healthcare industries and it is the only company that posts proof of its annual SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type II audit report and HIPAA data security and privacy compliance. DriveSavers Data Recovery adheres to US Government security protocols, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Data Security Rule (GLBA), the Data-At-Rest mandate (DAR) and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). DriveSavers Data Recovery engineers are trained and certified in all leading encryption and forensic technologies and operate a Certified ISO 5 cleanroom. Satisfied customers include: Bank of America, Google, Lucasfilm, NASA, Harvard University, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, US Army and Sandia National Laboratories.

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