Data Conversion and Migration Services

Quayle Consulting Inc. performs unique data services, including:
  • Reading floppies and tapes for use on modern Windows, Mac, and Linux systems.
  • Migrating customer data from legacy systems to virtual disks for use with the CHARON emulators.
  • Conversion of floating point data into open formats, such as IEEE 754.
  • Conversion of VMS 64-bit date values into open formats.
  • Conversion of RT-11 and other PDP-11 format floppies.
  • Rebuild of boot sectors from improper OpenVMS backups.
Quayle Consulting can accept the following media:
  • 8 inch, 5-1/4 inch and 3.5 inch OpenVMS, DOS, Windows, Unix and Linux floppy disks
  • Linux format and VMS format CD-ROM and DVD
  • 3-1/2 inch magneto-optical (MO) disk
  • 8-bit and 16-bit StorageWorks disk unit
  • 50-pin and 68-pin SCSI disk, no enclosure
  • IDE disk, no enclosure
  • 9-track tape, including 800, 1600, and 6250 BPI
  • DLT Tape formats: DLTape IV (DLT-IV), DLTape III (DLT-III)
  • DEC Tape formats:
    • TK50 (CompacTape)
    • TK70 (CompacTape III)
    • TZ30; TZ85; TZ86; TZ87
    • 8 mm (Sony QG-112M)
    • 1/4 inch ("quarter inch") cartridge (DEC TZK10)
  • Iomega Ditto 2 GB tapes:
    • QIC-3020 Wide (3020XLF)
    • QIC-3020 (3020XL)
    • QIC-80 Wide (5122)
    • QIC-80XL (2120XL)
    • QIC-80 (2080 or 2120)

We cannot read:

  • Apple Mac disks
  • CP/M disks
  • Disks that have "hard sectors', such as IBM word processor disks

Quotes are for disks and tapes created with standard backup utilities. Non-standard backup software will require research on a time-and-materials basis.

For more information or a free consultation, click on the button below to contact Quayle Consulting.