DoIT Data Services

DoIT Repair offers the following data services to students, faculty, staff, and departments. Departments should contact us at repair@doit.wisc.edu if they have larger recovery jobs, including multiple drive failure or RAID failure.

Data Transfer

We offer data backup services for known working, fully-operating data storage services such as hard drives, USB flash drives, SD cards, etc. The process involves either creating a clone of the drive or simply the transfer of user data (documents, music, photos etc), which does NOT include the operating system(s) or programs. Our ability to perform a clone versus transfer of user data varies from device to device and can only be determined after technician evaluation.

Data Recovery

We offer data recovery services for data storage devices suffering from data corruption, unintentional data overwrites, accidental file deletion, or mechanical failure. We do not offer any guarantees for successful data recovery, as every device may behave differently when connected to our recovery machines. For this, the flat rate fee for data recovery applies for any rate of success we may have with the drive, which may vary from 100% recovery to the retrieval of corrupted files. However, given the instability of failing drives, data recovery does not recover operating systems or programs.

Data Destruction 

If you are disposing of a computer or selling it to someone else, we can wipe your hard drive(s) clean of all data. The process destroys all operating systems, programs, and personal data from the drive, leaving a blank slate behind. If the hard drive is failing and you no longer need it, we can recycle the drive for you through the DoIT Recycling Program.

Data Service Fees

  Standard Rate Priority Rate Emergency Rate
Data Transfer $80 $120 $160
Data Recovery $160 $240 $320
Data Destruction $40 $60 $80 

  • Standard Rate = see above.
  • Priority Rate =see above.  A technician will begin working on your computer and/or storage device within one business day of check-in.
  • Emergency Rate = see above.  A technician will begin working on your computer and/or storage device within two business hours of check-in.
Note that DoIT Repair is open Monday through Friday from 7:45AM to 5:30PM, excluding legal holidays.  The above rates do not guarantee a completion time for your repair. 




Keywords:DoIT repair data service services transfer recovery recover destruction destroy file files   Doc ID:45317
Owner:David S.Group:DoIT Repair
Created:2014-11-26 14:15 CSTUpdated:2017-06-30 12:28 CST
Sites:DoIT Repair
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