Have you bought a $40 BDXL Blu-ray disc? Me neither. But someone must be - the same people who are driving research into even higher density optical drives and media. Who is it?
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 is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, based in Sedona, Arizona. He has over 30 years in the IT industry, including DEC and Sun, and degrees from Yale and the Wharton School.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
A survey of 1,000 IT execs in the US, France, Germany, Hong Kong and the UK found that up to 97 percent are changing where and how they manage their data. Cost to US companies could be $35 billion through 2016.
Claude Shannon, the father of information theory, called communication effectiveness a level C problem: if people don't act on what's been communicated, what's the point? That's the Neon Lab video problem.
Imagine a wide-field camera -- 15,360 pixels wide by 2,160 high -- that produces seven terabytes of data per hour. That's over 1.9GB/sec. How do you store that?
HGST/WD has been shipping their 6TB helium drive for several months, but Seagate is joining the party with their own 6TB non-helium drive.
HP announced new DreamColor pro displays and a new workstation-class SSD Sunday at NAB 2014 in Las Vegas. They bring high performance at much more affordable prices to HP's Z family of workstations.
85 percent of adult Americans are somewhat aware of NSA spying and many have already changed their online behavior. And the Snowden revelations continue. Where will this end?
Cloud backup is insurance: You hope you never have to use it, but if you do, it's priceless. Zoolz introduces a new service that is half the price of existing cloud backups. Here's what you need to know.
Xyratex is the best storage company you've never heard of. The completion of their acquisition by Seagate signals a new emphasis on quality and a focus on the business market. Here's why.
HGST's new helium-filled drive is a tech coup, but at what price? Now we know. If you're space and/or power constrained it's a win. Everyone else: wait for the price to drop.