TaskForce is Atola's most capable forensic data acquisition tool.
Atola TaskForce is a high-performance forensic imager capable of working with both good and damaged media, developed specifically for forensic use.
It supports SAS, SATA, USB and IDE drives via 18 ports, and other storage devices via Thunderbolt, Apple PCIe, and M.2 SSD extension modules.
TaskForce can be operated either in standalone mode or by multiple users within the same local network.
This forensic imager consists of a hardware unit and software accessible in Google Chrome browser.
TaskForce Web API enables automation of forensic imaging and subsequent start of evidence analysis with software like Magnet AXIOM, X-Ways, Autopsy, etc.
12+ simultaneous imaging sessions
Atola TaskForce combines vast multi-tasking capabilities with a fast imaging engine.
Its server-class hardware enables launching and managing 12+ parallel image acquisition processes.
15 TB/hour cumulative speed of imaging
Imaging to up to 5 targets
Source/target switch on all ports
Hardware write protection in Source mode on all ports
2 x 10Gb Ethernet ports
Forensic imaging to E01 and RAW files
Damaged drive support
Physically damaged hard drives and problematic solid-state drives require a complex imaging approach. TaskForce forensic imager is designed to achieve the best results getting as much data as possible. It includes the following features:
Imaging data from good heads only
Imaging freezing drives
Imaging drives with surface scratches and firmware issues
In-depth drive diagnostics
Current sensor on all SATA, SAS/SATA, IDE ports
Automatic overcurrent and short-circuit protection
TaskForce hardware is equipped with full circuit protection to prevent a malfunctioning storage device connected to the unit causing damage to the system or to itself.
Multi-user access from any device
TaskForce user interface is highly intuitive, task-oriented. It is designed to facilitate work with evidence for investigators with different levels of technical proficiency.
UI features are:
Operating the unit via Chrome browser
Simultaneous operation by multiple users
Launching any operation within a couple of clicks or taps
Highly intuitive task-oriented user interface
Three ways to manage TaskForce
1. 10Gb Ethernet network
TaskForce allows access from any device within the same local network by entering the IP address in Google Chrome. To simplify connectivity, the IP address is displayed on the small screen in the front panel.
2. Standalone mode
The system's compact size (see Hardware specs) combined with standalone mode makes it great for in-the-field work. Beautiful built-in TaskForce touch screen is always at hand. No other computers need to be involved.
3. Remote Wi-Fi connection
TaskForce is equipped with built-in Wi-Fi access point for easy connection. It is disabled by default. When you enable WiFi, it sets up a secure network available for remote control via laptop, tablet or smartphone.
Other features of TaskForce forensic imager
HPA & DCO control and recovery
Hash calculation: MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA512
Automatic report generation
Case management system
We stand behind our product and offer the best warranty terms in the industry. No matter how old your hardware forensic imager is, it is covered by our Lifetime warranty, for as long as your software update subscription is active.
Simple warranty terms
In the event of a malfunction, we will repair or replace your system free of charge. Before we approve an RMA request, we will verify whether or not your system has an active software update subscription. There are no additional conditions to be met.
Physical damage is not covered by warranty.
The first year of subscription is included with the initial purchase. Subscription fee covers 3 major software updates annually.
Subscription extension can be ordered from Fulcrum.