Atola Technology

We are shutting down Bandura

We are retiring Atola Bandura, our standalone high-speed disk duplicator. If you have one, please update to the latest firmware. Do not worry, we will still fully support your Bandura if you run into any issue. Why would we cancel such a great product? Bandura was the coolest disk duplicator ever. We put a lot […]

Atola Bandura 2.0 – your time saving solution

Atola Bandura is one of the best solutions for the data recovery market as it is a powerful imager, wiper and tester for professional use. Every new release means fresh and well thought-out improvements, and incredible opportunities. What’s new in Bandura 2.0? Here are the latest firmware changes: Speed of imaging, wiping, and repairing increased […]

Imaging using Read Long in Bandura

Imaging is the main Atola Bandura feature. This is the reason why it has been unstoppably improved since the very first release. This time we added the new setting to the firmware update 1.1.5 allowing to apply Read Long command for reading bad sectors and getting some data from them on last pass. Every sector […]

Wiping 2 disks simultaneously in Bandura

Atola Bandura contains many erasing algorithms including DoD 5220.22-M, NIST 800-88, Security Erase, Fill with Pattern/LBA. All of them can be used for simultaneous wiping of 2 disk added to firmware version 1.1.5 as a new feature. New Disks to use setting allows to select one of two variants: – Source & Target (new!) – […]

HPA and DCO max address management

The Bandura (since firmware version 1.1.5) enables users to easily manage the HPA (Host Protected Area) and DCO (Device Configuration Overlay) settings in order to set the max address of a hard drive. The three below functions can be executed quickly and easily. 1. Set HPA address Establish HPA address restriction. After function is executed, […]