Robin Harris

Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, a storage research and consulting firm he founded in 2005. Based in Sedona, Arizona, TechnoQWAN focuses on emerging technologies, products, companies and markets. Robin has over 35 years experience in the IT industry and earned degrees from Yale and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.

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Quantum holographic storage: it works!

Quantum holographic storage: it works!

Researchers at Stanford University have demonstrated quantum holographic storage, shattering long-held assumptions about the information limits of matter. Moving into the sub-atomic realm, they permanently stored 35 bits in the quantum space surrounding a single electron.

February 2, 2009 by in Storage

2008's best storage products

2008's best storage products

The world of data storage is changing faster than it has since the mid-90's saw the rise of storage arrays and storage networks. While some of the products - personal SSDs and online storage I'm looking at you - aren't quite ready for prime time, they are improving fast.

December 23, 2008 by in Storage

Apple's new Macbooks: flop or fiasco?

Apple's new Macbooks: flop or fiasco?

The news that Apple has cut Macbook production by 20-30% may not be surprising given the world economy. But when HP reports that their Q3 notebook revenue grew 26% and Mac resellers are offering rebates on the new 'books things have gone very wrong in Cupertino.

November 24, 2008 by in Apple

Where flash belongs

Where flash belongs

Putting flash into disk packaging, while convenient, is sub-optimal. Disk latency is so great that no one worries about adding a few hundred microseconds to an I/O.

November 10, 2008 by in Hardware

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