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.

Latest Posts

Inside a Microsoft data center

Inside a Microsoft data center

It takes mucho computes and terabytes to create the 3D models used in Microsoft's Virtual Earth online mapping service. So how do they cram 5,000 cores and 10,000 terabytes - 10 petabytes - of storage into 3 40 ft.

March 23, 2009 by in Hardware

Cisco's bong-sized "cloud"

Cisco's bong-sized "cloud"

Peeling the onion on the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) reveals a very small onion. The platform they're promoting is tiny by cloud infrastructure standards.

March 19, 2009 by in Storage

Can Apple survive Jobs?

Can Apple survive Jobs?

Let's hope it doesn't come to thatToday's Apple annual meeting was dominated by questions about the charismatic founder's health - and the board's refusal to say much more. At bottom is the fear that Apple can't survive without Jobs driving the company.

February 26, 2009 by in Apple

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

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