When the roofs of three jet hangers in Virginia collapsed under heavy snow and crushed 14 private jets in 2010, the owner of the hangars prepared for the inevitable lawsuits. Landow Aviation preserved about 8,000 gigabytes—the equivalent of about eight new desktop computers filled to the brim—of company emails, documents and other electronic information about every aspect of its operations that it might be asked to produce. After insurers and the aircraft owners started filing lawsuits against Landow during mid-2010, the company identified a batch of about two million electronic documents it would need to sift through for evidence of … Read the full story at The Wall Street Journal.
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Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).