Severe Summer Season Far From Over – Data Recovery Solutions for the Wildest Weather

21 August 2018

Reports this year predict that annual bouts of bad weather might be shaping to be ‘below-normal’ – but the season is far from over. Here are some disaster management protocols for the wildest weather.

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3 Data Recovery Solutions for Severe Weather Conditions

15 August 2016

Summer means basking in the sunshine, swimming in the nearest body of water, and reveling in the great outdoors. What’s not to love about vacation season and ideal warm weather? Unfortunately, summer is closely followed by hurricane season.

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Tips: Reduce and Respond to Data Loss from Severe Weather

30 July 2015

Summertime brings with it a pretty consistent rise in data recovery requests at CBL related to the start of severe weather and storm season. Taking some simple precautions can go a long way to preventing data loss. Read our tips on preventing data loss and in case you’re affected, steps to take in response to weather damage.

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Tis the Season: Planning Key to Avoiding Hurricane and Natural Disaster Data Threats

20 July 2015

The annual arrival of hurricane season in the Atlantic reminds of the threat that severe weather and natural disasters can be to data and a business’s very survival.

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Saving Eyebeam's Media Archives from Sandy's Hurricane Floodwaters

16 January 2013

In October, Hurricane Sandy hit New York City causing a record storm surge to sweep through Eyebeam, leaving behind three and a half feet of saltwater mixed with sewage and corrosives.

CBL is all-too-familiar with this sort of recovery scene

This all-too-familiar scenario of data disaster threatening years of digital storage is featured in a great little video and article. Click through to watch after the jump.

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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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CBL Pictures: Submerged

24 August 2011

wet water-submerged hard drive NAS device headed to recovery at CBL Data Recovery You wouldn’t expect this situation to come up, but then again, most (many?) data loss disasters aren’t expected. We see natural disasters involving tornadoes, fires, earthquakes, heavy storms and the resulting water-damaged hard drives, burnt computers, and power-outage crashed hard disks….. but it’s the odd ones that come along every so often that get us.

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Air France Black Box Data Recovery After Being Buried At Sea: Data is Resilient

16 May 2011

Photo: wet disc; by kirsche222

French investigators reported Monday that crucial data had been recovered and downloaded off airplane black boxes from an Air France jet that went down in the Atlantic two years ago. How the data was retrieved out of the black boxes is not only interesting but a great example of how data is resilient, something that CBL Data Recovery sees first-hand in recovery and forensics projects.

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Data is Resilient: Severe Weather Storm Tips for Your Hard Drive

28 April 2011

Tornado clouds; photo by furnishu In severe weather and storms, when it comes to data on digital devices – all may not be lost. Here are some of our best tips and recommendations for when the clean-up begins to save storm-damaged computers and get data recovered.

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Protect Your Digital Assets If Hanna, Hurricane Ike or Josephine Are Headed Your Way

3 September 2008

As residents along the Atlantic coast stay alert and keep careful watch on weather reports and the progress of Tropical Storms Hanna, Hurricane Ike and Josephine, CBL Data Recovery reminds individuals to protect their digital assets.

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