Case studies / Zero-Day-Deletes

Undelete Helps with Zero-Day-Deletes


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• Files deleted between backups or snapshots are lost for good

• Panicked calls from users

• Users having to re-create work wasting time and resources


• Enables easy recovery of deleted and overwritten local and network files

• Provides continuous data protection for Windows PCs and servers

• Recovers previous or overwritten versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint CAD, Photoshop and other files

• Protection from potential security risks when Recovery Bin is stored in the cloud

• Allows self-service recovery, relieving IT from this task

• Instantly recovers files in virtual environments

• Central management through Undelete Server


• Windows Servers

• Windows PCs and laptops

• Supports Extended Partitions, Logical Drives, Volume Sets, RAID Arrays (hardware and software), and Removable Disks (such as ZIP drives, Flash or Thumb Drives and Memory Cards)


Recovery Bin
catches all files no matter how they were deleted, allowing instant recovery with just a few clicks of the mouse.

File Version Recovery automatically captures previous versions of Microsoft Office files (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), as well as custom file types (such as CAD, Photoshop files, PDFs and more) allowing fast and easy recovery of overwritten files.

Secure Delete® Electronic File Shredder
files that are purged from the recovery bin are overwritten with random data using a methodology developed for the National Security Agency.

Network File Protection protects files deleted from network shares. With Undelete Desktop Client or Pro Edition installed on network clients, your users can connect to the Undelete Server Edition Recovery Bins installed on the network file servers and restore their own deleted or overwritten files. NTFS security is fully supported.

Undelete protects against“zero-day-deletes,” where a file was created and then accidentally deleted after the last backup/snapshot was taken.

THE CUSTOMER: PCTEST Engineering Laboratory Inc.

“Engineers have accidentally deleted very critical files on a network share. We’ve been able to quickly find/recover those files. In addition, the versioning capability has also been very valuable in that we could go back one or two (or more) versions. It’s much better/faster than retrieving from a backup. Since backups are nightly, the last backup might not even have the file if it were created and deleted on the same day.”
Bob Sauers, Executive Director, PCTEST Engineering Laboratory Inc.

THE CUSTOMER: Orcas Power & Light Cooperative

“Over the last few years I have either used Undelete or the SharePoint Recycling bin to recover files that were deleted after the last backup/snapshot was taken. I have not had to go any further than this to recover those types of files.”
Megan Heinz, Orcas Power & Light Cooperative


“We have all of our file shares based on the same virtual disk on the VM so we just have Undelete working on that drive. With Undelete, it’s pretty easy to get those files back that were created and then accidentally deleted after the last backup was taken.
Gary Cohen, MIS Director, RC Fine Foods

THE CUSTOMER: Elite Electronics

“Zero-day-deletes [where a file is accidentally deleted after the last backup/snapshot was taken] are where Undelete has worked like a champ for Elite over the years. Not only that but being able to provide the last several versions to a person so they can piece something together because they did not realize they had been messing up the document.”
Rob Fredres, IT/IS Director, Elite Electronics


“Undelete has made my job easier because users often create or copy files on the network share folder and delete it between backups…Undelete helps to repair these files any time it was deleted.”
Maxim Syrbu, Systems Administrator, Nayada

THE CUSTOMER: Macaulay Child Development Centre

“We depend on Undelete Server for recovering files that were accidentally deleted after the last backup/snapshot was taken. With Undelete Server, it only takes seconds to recover.”
Gowsic Satgunalingam, IT Manager, Macaulay Child Development Centre

THE CUSTOMER: Educational Service Center of Northeast Ohio

“I use Undelete to prevent accidental network deletions. These zero-day deletes are easily handled with your tool. When I have to use Undelete, it only takes minutes to perform a restore.”
Gary White, Director of IT, Educational Service Center of Northeast Ohio

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