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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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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Goodbye Dolly; Hello CBL


25 July 2008

As business owners and individuals in Southern Texas bid Hurricane Dolly farewell and good riddance, many will discover flood-damaged computers and cameras.

If you find yourself in such a predicament,

  • do not assume that the files on your computer or memory card are lost;
  • do not attempt to use...

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Don’t Throw Out the Hard Drive with the Flood Waters


10 July 2008

Data on Water-Ravaged Computers is Recoverable

Data is key to the operations of American businesses. When access to data is denied and organizations suffer data loss, it can cripple some companies. If it is not the flood waters of the Midwest which have forced businesses and employees to flee town,...

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