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DriveSavers Offers Data Recovery Relief to April Storm Victims

May 7, 2014

Recovery experts extend $500 off services to aid affected states

NOVATO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DriveSavers, the worldwide leader in data recovery and eDiscovery services, announced today the offering of assistance to victims of tornadoes and flooding in the Eastern U.S. by providing $500 off data recovery services. After two days of powerful storms, more than 73 million Americans have experienced extensive damage to personal and business belongings, including computer storage devices.

DriveSavers has nearly 30 years experience in retrieving lost data from damaged devices. Irreplaceable photos, financial records, videos, tax documents, contact lists and other critical information commonly stored on hard drives may be recoverable.

“Even in the event that the data on your device is inaccessible, it’s still possible it can be recovered,” said Chief Technology Officer Chris Bross at DriveSavers. “Using our cutting-edge technology, DriveSavers has successfully recovered data from electronic devices affected by some of the worst natural disasters, including Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy and the 2011 Japan tsunami. We’re confident we can help victims begin to rebuild their lives by reclaiming precious memories and important documents.”

Beginning today and running through June 30, 2014, DriveSavers is offering $500 off data recovery services for single hard drives and RAID systems damaged by water, impact or power surges from the April tornados and floods. Additionally, DriveSavers is calling on its extensive network of computer service providers throughout the affected region to help coordinate efforts.

To start the data recovery process, call DriveSavers Data Recovery at 800.440.1904 to speak to a U.S.-based data recoveryadvisor, available 24/7.

The following are tips for handling damaged storage devices so data can be successfully recovered.

  • Do not attempt to power up visibly wet devices
  • Do not let a wet hard drive or other computer media dry out; place in an airtight bag and contact DriveSavers for appropriate shipping and handling instructions
  • Unplug all electronic devices from outlets, surge protectors and battery backup systems before power is restored
  • If a hard drive won’t spin up or makes any unusual noises, shut down the computer immediately and call DriveSavers

    To learn more about how DriveSavers can assist in recovering data, please visit www.drivesaversdatarecovery.com.

    About DriveSavers Data Recovery

    DriveSavers Data Recovery, the worldwide leader in data recovery, provides the fastest, most reliable and only certified secure data recovery and eDiscovery service in the industry. All of the company’s services meet security protocols for financial, legal, corporate and healthcare industries and it is the only company that posts proof of its annual SOC 2 Type II Auditand HIPAA data security and privacy compliance. DriveSavers adheres to U.S. Government security protocols, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) Data Security Rule, the Data-At-Rest mandate (DAR) and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). DriveSavers engineers are trained and certified in all leading encryption and forensic technologies and operate a Certified ISO Class 5 Cleanroom. Customers include: Bank of America, Google, Lucasfilm, NASA, Harvard University, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, U.S. Army and Sandia National Laboratories.



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    Sabrina Cook, 317-806-1900 x119

    sabrina@blastmedia.com

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    DriveSavers Data Recovery

    John Christopher, 415-382-8000 x123

    john.christopher@drivesavers.com

    Source: DriveSavers


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