Residents of some cities are already hearing and reading pleas from municipal officials restrict water consumption and to reduce their power consumption and the summer of 2007 is only one week old. Blackouts and brownouts have already occurred as air conditioners and fans are working overtime to keep workers and citizens cool.
Traditional summer warnings of severe weather approaching are also raising a red flag that potential disruptions in hydro service could occur.
Whether you are a residential or business computer user, you can take the following precautions to protect your data year round, not just during the dog days of summer:
And, when temperatures are rising, violent summer thunderstorms are forecasted, and threats of tornadoes are on the radar screens of meteorologists, play it safe.
When data does go missing, and it will, contact a reputable data recovery specialist .