Robin Harris

Harris has been working with computers for over 35 years and selling and marketing data storage for over 30 in companies large and small. He introduced a couple of multi-billion dollar storage products (DLT, the first Fibre Channel array) to market, as well as a many smaller ones. Earlier he spent 10 years marketing servers and networks. After leaving corporate life he founded TechnoQWAN, a consulting and analyst firm. He also developed StorageMojo into one of the top storage industry blogs. Robin writes, consults, coaches and lives in Sedona, Arizona.

Ricardo Bilton

Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.

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Tech idiocy in the White House

Tech idiocy in the White House

Not only has the White House lost 5 million emails - or not, they aren't sure - vital White House emails have for years been run through an insecure 12-man ISP in Chattanooga Tennessee. Why?

published February 5, 2008 by

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Ballmer's swan song

Ballmer's swan song

Take 1 flailing Internet company, add a 2nd flailing Internet company, and what do you get? A bigger flailing Internet company.

published February 1, 2008 by

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Farewell, Bill. Yo, Ballmer, now it's your turn!

Farewell, Bill. Yo, Ballmer, now it's your turn!

Steve Ballmer may be the worst CEO among large tech companies - now that Kevin Rollins got booted from Dell and Sanjay Kumar of CA is in jail. Put him in a room with Steve Jobs of Apple, John Chambers of Cisco and Mark Hurd of HP and he'd look like the bouncer, not a peer.

published January 29, 2008 by

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High-end flash drive goes mainstream

High-end flash drive goes mainstream

EMC, the largest external data storage vendor, announced yesterday that it has started selling a high-end flash drive for its big-iron storage arrays. Is this the beginning of the end for disks?

published January 14, 2008 by

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ZFS beta now on Mac OS X Leopard

ZFS beta now on Mac OS X Leopard

For all you bleeding-edge OS X warriorsNoel Dellofano, part of the ZFS development team at Apple, has posted ZFS binaries and source code on Mac OS Forge. ZFS looks to be the first 21st century file system to make it to a high-volume desktop.

published January 9, 2008 by

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Cool storage at CES - part 2

Cool storage at CES - part 2

After yesterday's post I walked through the rest of CES looking for new data storage - and found some. Lots of flash SSDs, a new idea in safe backups and a new removable hard drive.

published January 8, 2008 by

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