Pivar, The Conversion Specialists
Established in 1982, Pivar Computing Services enters it's third
decade in the conversion services business. We have become
identified as the forerunners in the industry due to our state-
of-the-art technology, professional staff and
innovative programming. We now offer the most complete
conversion capabilities in the nation. Format capabilities
exceed 5000 different computer systems and 900 software
packages. This enables you to convert your data to virtually any
computer format, ranging from antiquated word processors to
state-of-the-art systems. Our staff of professionals are
dedicated to providing you with the highest quality
conversions possible, whether you need one disk or an entire
Phenomenal Capability Growth
When Pivar was established, we were pioneers in the conversion
services area. Since 1982 we
have set the pace by offering conversions that meet your
needs for both today and the future. Our phenomenal growth to
over 5000 different computer systems and 900 software packages
encompasses almost all computer formats and software packages. We are committed to continuing this growth and
offering you the most innovative conversions available.
Pivar's Conversion Services
Our conversion services capabilities includes conversions to or
Mini Computers Tape Cartridges
Micro Computers CD-ROMs
Word Processors OCR Scanning
Conversions can be performed from one media to another,
including, from tape to disk, disk to tape and disk to disk.
Just send us the data you need transferred and we will return the
converted data on the new format. It's that simple.
Any 800, 1600 or 6250 BPI 7 or 9 track magtape can be converted
to or from over 5000 3 1/2", 5 1/4" and 8 inch disk formats and
We support over 5000 disk formats including 3 1/2", 5 1/4" and 8
inch disk formats. This extensive selection enables you to
convert the popular formats as well as many of the more obscure
and difficult formats. On word processing conversions, most
control codes will be translated. For the complete list of our
over 5000 conversion formats, see the attached list.
Tape Cartridge Conversions
As the industry continues to diversify, tape cartridges are
gaining popularity as back up systems. Most tape cartridges,
however, are incompatible with each other. Converting tape
cartridges allows users to keep pace with this growing trend.
Pivar leads the industry in tape cartridge conversion services
with over 800 different tape cartridge system conversions
An exciting new area for conversions is CD-ROM. Now you can have
your archival data or large data base information transferred to
CD-ROM, quickly and economically. We offer very competitive CD-
ROM pricing. Call (800) CONVERT for information.
Your data can be supplied in over 900 software packages including
Database, Spreadsheet and Word Processing software packages. For
the list of software packages available, see the attached list.
If you are interested in a package that is not listed, please
call (800) CONVERT, as we are continually developing new packages.
Other Services Available
OCR Text Scanning
Optical Character Recognition text scanning services are now
available. Typed documents can be transferred to virtually any
tape or diskette format accurately and quickly.
Tape Cartridge Recovery
Pivar now offers tape cartridge recovery services. If the data
on your hard disk is lost or destroyed and you cannot restore it
from your tape back-up, all may not be lost. We will make every
effort to resurrect your data from tape for you.
E-mail your files
We have instituted E-mail services that will enable you to send and receive your
data via the internet. E-mail us your data, we will convert it and then can
return it via E-mail.
Pivar Computing Services has a staff of expert programmers who
can create customized programs to reformat data to any
specification needed. Sorting of data and merge-purge
capabilities are also available.
Pivar guarantees the confidentiality of the data that you
provide. There is limited access to your data and only by
qualified personnel. No copies of media are ever retained except
when instructed by the client. All printed material and magnetic
media will either be returned or destroyed.
One Week Turnaround
One week turnaround time is provided on most jobs. Same day
turnaround is also available.
Pivar Computing Services, Inc. guarantees that
no copies are ever made except those ordered by the customer. If any disks
or tapes prove defective, Pivar Computing Services, Inc. will recopy at no
additional charge, provided media has not been damaged. It is suggested
that any media sent be back-up copies only. If, for any reason, a copy is
destroyed in Pivar Computing Services, Inc's possession, limit of liability will
be cost of media.
Call Us At (800) CONVERT
Now there is only one phone number you need to know when it comes
to data conversion...(800) CONVERT. You can call us toll free at
(800) CONVERT and we are ready to answer all of your conversion
For More Information
Attached you will find our complete list of conversion formats
and software packages supported. If you need further information
or specific price quotes, please contact us at (800) CONVERT or
email us at