Scale matters. Massive data — especially streaming data — requires its own ecosystem. It's not just small data made bigger.
Storage is what makes a computer your computer. Robin Harris writes about storage and other tech with a focus on the SOHO/SMB market. And fun stuff, too, like PS3 supercomputers and Google's technology.
Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, based in Sedona, Arizona. He has over 30 years in the IT industry, including DEC and Sun, and degrees from Yale and the Wharton School.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
What do Apple, AT&T, Myspace, Verizon and Yahoo! have in common? Little regard for protecting their customers from governmental abuse of power.
A new scale out storage company has come out of stealth mode this morning. Exablox is announcing advanced, low-cost, scale out storage that is optimized for small and medium businesses.
Thunderbolt continues to gain vendor support. That is good news for pro users.
An Intel technical marketing guy at NAB 2013 spilled his guts on the 20Gbps Thunderbolt upgrade. Here's the scoop.
Fujifilm recently announced that it was ending production of its most popular line of motion picture film products. The more than 100 year reign of the modern storage medium is slowly ending.
The price hikes from the Thailand flooding in late 2011 are fading fast. So are increases in drive areal density. Is stagnation the new normal?
Critics for years derided Apple's strategy of vertical integration. But with Microsoft and Google taking a similar tack, do we still need independent PC manufacturers?
Dell — #3 in PCs — is in play with three bids on the table to buy the company. What are the buyers planning to do?
Drive vendors have complained for years that half of all "failed" drives have no problems when tested. Maybe they need to build better drives. Here's a suggestion.