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.
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.
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.
Drobo's popular 4-drive array is now faster, better - native Time Machine support - and cheaper. Here's what you need to know.
Samsung announced today that Dell is offering the first Non-Volatile Memory express PCIe SSD in the new R920 server. Need to squeeze every bit of performance from your servers? This is good news. Here's why.
After five years, the folks at Backblaze are back with a completely redesigned Storage Pod. The V4 is faster, better AND cheaper. And open source, so you can build your own. Here's what you need to know.
Archive media are more important than ever for both legal and personal reasons. There's a fight between an enterprise stalwart upgraded with nanoparticles and a consumer-based 300GB optical with superhero endurance.
I don't know about you, but wireless connections aren't reliable for me. Which is why my office and living room are a rat's nest of cables. But something called HDBaseT could fix that. Here's how.
In the current Supreme Court case of Alice Corporation v CLS Bank International a friend of the court brief by Microsoft, HP and Adobe attempts to define patentable software. Here's why they fail.
Seagate and HGST have announced 600GB 15k SAS drives. Weren't SSDs supposed to kill fast hard drives? Here's why they haven't.
While my main focus is storage, I travel too. And given that it's a pain, your gizmos shouldn't be. Here are my easy, functional favorites.