Data on your fingertipDisk drives are going to offer the best $/GB ratio for years to come. Flash drives have to offer something else.
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 has been a computer buff for over 35 years and selling and marketing data storage for over 30 years in companies large and small.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
Time Machine really works. But is it the best backup tool for you?
Driving fast on the cost curve. Flash prices need to drop about 50% a year to keep volumes growing.
Is IT a "profession?"Certifications and professional organizations are window dressing.
Dave Donatelli, a senior exec at EMC - the largest data storage vendor - predicted that high-end flash drives will replace high-end hard drives in 2 years. Is this the beginning of the end for disk drives?
Two weeks ago my personal blog (StorageMojo) was hacked. Turns out that Google can be a bigger problem than the hackers.
Chip vendor PMC-Sierra and Seagate announced that they've. .
Windows users have many online backup choices: Carbonite, Mozy and more. Windows small and medium business users have even more, like Amerivault.
Apple is often lauded for its design chops. And Apple's post-modern industrial design is lyrical next to Dell's neo-Soviet brutalism.
Fresh off the HD-DVD fiasco, Toshiba execs are stepping up to pursue another expensive flop: notebook SSDs. Memo to Toshiba: flash SSDs cost too much and deliver too little to win that much market share.