I’ve Got the Power: Gearing Up for a Stronger, Greener Grid


21 March 2018

Lights out, everybody! A nationwide, permanent power outage could occur.

As our daily live grow more entangled with sophisticated devices and technology, so too does the potential for exploitation of vulnerabilities in those devices and systems.

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Spot Some of These Signs? Your Hard Drive May Be About to Fail


22 October 2015

Hard drive failure is often a surprise but crashes don’t really come out of nowhere. You can often spot a potential drive crash before it happens if you know what to look for. This is useful ahead of time so you have a chance to get a backup in and save data.

Here’s a list of signs you may notice in your computer that might signal imminent drive failure.

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Recovery in the Recession


8 June 2009

It was noted on itbusiness.ca that “Recent Gartner survey data of 475 IT decision makers in global enterprises with 1,000 or more employees found that more companies are actually postponing or scaling back computing projects rather than canceling them outright.”

“That might be so,” states Kalle Almer, Director of Business...

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His Day Without Data Was A Dark, Dark Day


20 November 2008

Data loss occurs more often than you would think. In fact, even individuals who pride themselves in their backup regimen can incur data loss. That external hard drive that they use for backups can be susceptible to data loss.

Such was the case for one CBL customer…

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Aftermath of Hurricane Ike - Data on Storm-Damaged Computers May Be Recoverable


15 September 2008

As residents of the Greater Houston Area begin the cleanup after Hurricane Ike’s devastation, consumers and business owners alike who discover storm- and water-damaged computers in their homes and offices should follow this advice.

If you have family or friends in the Houston area, let them know they can...

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Compute While You Commute


7 February 2008

Laptops continue to populate our IT-landscape in growing numbers. The convenience that laptops afford us, the choice of applications available, and declining price are compelling reasons individuals and organizations are embracing laptops rather than their more sedimentary PC cousins. And, we cannot dismiss the growing trend of the...

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Yes, Virginia, Your Holiday Photos can be Rescued


13 December 2007

Don’t let data loss ruin your holidays.

Forty years ago, beaming mothers queued up at local drug or department stores to have their children, dressed in their finest clothing, photographed on Santa Claus’ knee, a memory forever captured on glossy paper and displayed once a year on the coffee table or...

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