Depending on Data: Downtime and the Domino Effect

Depending on data is a part of business life in the 21st Century. Our dependency comes from the fact that it is often key to the successful operation of business. When data loss incidents and outages occur, they start a chain of consequences that occur one after another, like a sequence of dominos falling – aptly described as the domino effect of data loss.

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Depending on Data: Downtime and the Domino Effect

CBL Pictures: Throwback T-Shirts From Thankful Customers

Nov 16, 02:07 PM

CBL Pictures: Throwback T-Shirts From Thankful Customers

Something from the Archives as we celebrate twenty-five years of recovering data. Throwback to our kudos wall of t-shirts from thankful customers.

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Data Loss is a Bitter Pill to Swallow – Give CBL a Shot

Jun 20, 10:53 AM

Data Loss is a Bitter Pill to Swallow – Give CBL a Shot

…Large coffee in one hand, laptop teetering precariously on the other, you turn the corner and – WHAM! Threats to your data are around many corners. Here are the most common causes of data loss to watch out for.

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The 12 Days of Data Recovery, expanded edition

Dec 21, 02:26 PM

The 12 Days of Data Recovery, expanded edition

“In the 12 Days of Christmas, Customers sent to us…” Now with interactive expanded explanations!

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CBL Pictures: Burnt Bytes and Backups

Nov 16, 04:10 PM

CBL Pictures: Burnt Bytes and Backups

Recently, we received this laptop for recovery. The fire had ravaged the client’s home, destroying the laptop, and the backup device sitting nearby.

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Data Recovery on TV - Halt and Caught Fire

Oct 19, 10:56 AM

Data Recovery on TV - Halt and Caught Fire

We always love to see data recovery in TV and movies. Real problems, techno-babble, and magical solutions. One of our favorite shows is AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire, chronicling the rise of early 80’s IBM-compatible development right up to the information superhighway of the 1990’s.

We’ve covered this show before; back in the first season one of the main characters has to call in his wife Donna (a better engineer than himself) to help with a burned hard drive, and she saves the data, and the day.

In the series finale episode we see Donna again tackling data recovery, this time for her desperate and distraught daughter.

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