What does the MBA's $1,000 SSD give you? According to the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg: not much.
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.
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 writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
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?
Take 1 flailing Internet company, add a 2nd flailing Internet company, and what do you get? A bigger flailing Internet company.
Create the ultimate gaming supercomputer? You've overclocked, water cooled, matched DIMMs, added 10k drives and the latest 1 GB video card.
Corporate desktops average single-digit CPU utilization and less than 20% storage utilization. Can this unused capacity be put to work for the data center?
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.
A particularly odd bit of goofiness has hit the infosphere: cloud/utility computing mania. Nick Carr has written a book.
Bytes, not bits. Oh, and it's fast, too.Nanochip, a Silicon Valley-based fabless semiconductor firm, just received $14 million in funding to complete work on a 100 GB storage chip.
Wave good-bye to your 60% gross margins!Michael Dell is on the warpath, seeking to revive Dell's flagging fortunes.
Apple offers a flash drive on their new MacBook Air. And it ain't cheap.
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?
Where is the creativity?CES is a fire hose in a parking lot.
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.
Darn! It looks like I screwed up the Microsoft hoses user data - again!
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.