Data Protection Snapshot by the Numbers
Data Protection Snapshot by the Numbers

1 October 2020

Organizations are managing a lot more data these days and that means more data to protect – but confidence is lacking in ability not only to protect it but recover from increasing disruptions and downtime. We’ve picked out some of the number highlights from a recent Data Protection survey.

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Data Recovery Wins on a Film’s Journey From Storyboard to Awards Season
Data Recovery Wins on a Film’s Journey From Storyboard to Awards Season

7 February 2020

During Oscar and film industry awards season some of the year’s best works are highlighted but data loss threats behind-the-scenes can get in the way of a film’s journey to success. Here are two of our favorite movie-related data recovery wins.

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Data Loss Toy Story - Crisis at Pixar Averted
Data Loss Toy Story - Crisis at Pixar Averted

14 May 2012

This starts off sounding like every customer phone call we get every day. Pixar Animation Studio’s brush with a data loss disaster during the making of their film Toy Story 2.

Click through to watch this great video!

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Driveageddon latest in mounting problems resulting from Thailand Floods
Driveageddon latest in mounting problems resulting from Thailand Floods

10 November 2011

Helicopter surveying flood devastated suburban Bangkok This year’s monsoon season in Thailand has had a massive impact on the nation’s manufacturing capability, and has affected the global hard drive market. The effects of ‘driveageddon’ are likely to be felt for many months to come. By early October, the Rojna industrial estate, home to major production giants like Honda, Pioneer, Hitatchi and Nikon, had been flooded, rendering the entire area non-operational.

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October Data Recovery Fire Drill
October Data Recovery Fire Drill

7 October 2011

Get Your Disaster Plan together for Data Recovery; photo by cancsajn October is small business month and is a perfect time for organizations to consider a data recovery fire drill to ensure business continuity.

“Hard drives in your computer system are not fail-safe and can and will fail for numerous reasons,” says CBL’s president Bill Margeson. “Often those responsible for an organization’s IT may not be aware that one or more of the drives are acting up or about to go down causing major headaches for the business.”

To properly plan against a data loss crisis, running simulations now could prevent major headaches later. Check out our preparation tips after the jump.

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Even Above the Clouds Computer Disaster Happens
Even Above the Clouds Computer Disaster Happens

18 July 2011

Astronauts aboard the much talked about and followed final Space Shuttle mission experienced a computer glitch and were found scrambling early Friday morning.

As the unexpected computer failure alert was signaled, the crew got down to finding out what was wrong and taking action to get business back to normal in the middle of the night.

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Broken Server + CBL = Disaster Relief
Broken Server + CBL = Disaster Relief

12 May 2010

If you are an CIO you understand the importance of protecting corporate data. There is no magic formula for safeguarding vital information but certain steps can be taken. Many businesses have systems in place, backup redundancy, or hard drives upon hard drives — but how many are 100% confident those measures will hold up when the time comes?

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The Day His Infallible RAID Array Failed
The Day His Infallible RAID Array Failed

7 November 2008

Have you ever asked yourself, “What would I do if I lost everything that I’ve stored on my computer for the last 15 years?” Well, one CBL Data Recovery customer did.

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Heads and Tales:  For 24 hours, CBL is THE Hub
Heads and Tales: For 24 hours, CBL is THE Hub

6 December 2007

For 24 hours, CBL is THE Hub.

Canada’s data recovery specialist comes to hubcanada.com’s rescue.

For small business owners, the end of the business day rarely finishes at five o’clock. In fact, taking work home to complete or review at the end of the day or on the weekend has...

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Be Prepared.
Be Prepared.

2 August 2007

Organizations of any size can and do experience data loss on a daily basis which can severely impact business continuity. Hence, all organizations should include data recovery as part of their disaster recovery plans.

Security Matters, a magazine for small to medium-sized businesses, features a number of articles which address...

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Heads and Tales: PR Firm Turns to CBL to Retrieve Data
Heads and Tales: PR Firm Turns to CBL to Retrieve Data

19 July 2007

“The day it happened couldn’t have been worse from a timing perspective,” said David Bosworth, a senior public relations consultant with C2E Consulting describing the experience of losing access to all the files on his desktop PC when his four-year-old, 120GB hard drive crashed.

“It was one of the busiest times...

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