Spectra Logic Helps Cal-Wood Education Center Resume Business Operations after Damage and Evacuation from Historic Colorado Flood

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BOULDER, Colo.—September 19, 2013—Spectra Logic is providing office space to Cal-Wood Education Center while its flood-damaged campus in Jamestown, Colorado gets restored. The Cal-Wood Education Center campus experienced severe water damage to roads, pond study instruction area, outdoor classrooms, nine miles of trails, and campgrounds, and Boulder County road access to the school is currently unavailable. Following the recent flood crisis in Colorado, local residents and organizations are coming together to help community members in need of support.

“We are deeply saddened by the devastation we've seen firsthand in Jamestown, but also relieved that our staff was able to keep the 100 students, teachers and parents at our facility safe and comfortable until they were airlifted to safety by the National Guard,” said Ethan Chutkow, program director, Cal-Wood Education Center. “As numerous roads continue to be closed and infrastructure rebuilt, we are deeply grateful to have a connection with Spectra Logic, where we've been able to set up an office and resume business operations. We are getting our school programs back up and running immediately, which is good news for our area schools and students."

Several administrative associates from Cal-Wood Education Center are now in full operation in a dedicated area of Spectra Logic’s headquarters, while other staff members work to oversee the cleanup process. To ensure continuous operations, Cal-Wood Education’s existing phone line has been rerouted to dial directly into its Spectra Logic office.

“We are fortunate to have available office space, telephone and networking capacity to accommodate a local organization that is experiencing a terrible burden, especially an organization such as Cal-Wood that contributes much to the local community in Colorado,” said Nathan Thompson, Spectra Logic’s CEO.  “My children are past campers of Cal-Wood Education Center, and I would encourage local families to follow its restoration progress and consider supporting and/or participating in future camp programs.”

About Cal-Wood Education Center
Cal-Wood's mission since 1982 has been to offer a unique outdoor educational experience to youth in a manner that will carry on the vision of its founders, Roger and Oral Calvert.

Cal-Wood accomplishes its mission through the following actions:

  • To help all who come to Cal-Wood develop a greater appreciation for the natural world.
  • To offer environmental education to those who would not otherwise experience it.
  • To provide unique educational opportunities in a special mountain setting.

Visit www.calwood.org for more information.

About Spectra Logic Corporation
At Spectra Logic we define, design and deliver innovative data protection through tape and disk-based backup, recovery and archive storage solutions.  By igniting innovation we challenge expectations of the data protection market with intelligent, integrated, and simple to use backup and archive technologies. Spectra’s TFinity and T950 enterprise tape libraries achieved the highest rankings industry-wide and were named the market’s “Best in Class” products in the DCIG 2012 Big Data Tape Library Buyer’s Guide. Throughout our 30-plus year history we have delivered high-density, feature rich storage with unmatched service and support to customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.SpectraLogic.com.

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