Restoring data from encapsulated formats requires deep technical knowledge and experience.

If you are not experienced with the tools and skillsets required for this task, it can be time-consuming, costly, and near impossible to restore all your data from tape bound media.

Tape Ark is the only global company focused on mass tape to cloud migration and its data technicians have deep experience in enterprise software, modern tools, and systems. We can advise you on the best approach to position your data for optimal usefulness and maximum protection.

The following is a list of the most common data formats we can assist you with. If you don’t see a specific format, please reach out to the team. It may be an uncommon format, but our team of data technicians are familiar with all formats – no matter how obscure.

Browse through our FAQs to find answers to commonly raised questions.

Enterprise Data Formats

  • Seagate Backup
  • Iomega Ditto
  • HP Colorado Backup
  • Symantec/Veritas Backup Exec
  • Symantec/Veritas NetBackup
  • IBM SpectrumProtect
  • TapeWare
  • Ultraback
  • EMC
  • Veeam
  • Catalogic DFPX
  • HP/Omniback Data Protector
  • CA/Brightstor ARCserve
  • Quest/Bakbone Netvault
  • CommVault Simpana
  • CommVault Galaxy
  • EMC/Legato Networker
  • Avamar
  • Data Domain
  • Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)
  • TAR
  • Microsoft Tape Format (MTF)
  • NT Backup
  • Cheyenne
  • Arcada
  • Retrospect
  • Unix tar
  • Cpio
  • Fbackup
  • Fsdump
  • Ufsdump
  • Compaq
  • VMS Backup
  • Intelliguard
  • Sytron

Geophysical Data Formats

Seismic Formats

  • SEGA
  • SEGB
  • SEGC
  • SEGD
  • SEGD R1.0
  • SEGD R2.0
  • SEGD R2.1
  • SEGD R3.1
  • SEGD R3.0
  • SEG SPS R2.1
  • SEG Polarity
  • SEGD-2
  • SEGX
  • SEGEX
  • SEGY
  • SEGY R1.0
  • SEGY R2.0
  • SEG ADS (Read, Trace, Edit)
  • SEG RODE
  • Sercel
  • GeoCorr I through IV
  • Phoenix I
  • PRAKLA
  • TIAC-9k, TIAC-10k
  • GeoSystems
  • Geocom
  • Mobil
  • Petty Ray
  • Phoenix
  • Sipmap
  • TIMAP
  • Wisdom
  • Western Internal
  • Western Code 1 through 4
  • SSV8
  • DISCO
  • Seiscom
  • SIPMAP
  • DFS IV & DFS III
  • Digicon
  • D.D.R. – 2000, 4000
  • SDS-1010, SDS-1011
  • CGG internal
  • Unix/Tar/Cpio
  • Disco – Vax, Convex, IBM
  • SEG-P1

7 Track Formats

  • Western
  • Petty Ray
  • CGG
  • PRAKLA DB and DIG
  • Sercel SN327
  • Geocom
  • DIPMETER HDT

Encapsulation Formats

  • RODE
  • TAR
  • IBM Standard
  • CPIO

Well Log Formats

  • LIS
  • LAS
  • DLIS
  • LISTIF
  • HDT Dipmeter

Navigation and Support Data Formats

  • UKOOA
  • ASCII
  • EBCDIC
  • CGM+
  • TIF
  • SEGP1
  • SEGP1/90
  • SEGP1/84
  • SEGP1/83
  • SEG-P2
  • SEG-P3

Velocity Formats

  • ESSO V2
  • Shell V5

21 Track Formats

  • DFS3
  • DFS4
  • 9K
  • 10K
  • TIAC
  • SN328
  • SN338
  • SN338M
  • SN338HR

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