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.

Ricardo Bilton

Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.

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Are 30 years of disk price declines over?

Are 30 years of disk price declines over?

Backblaze, the online backup provider, reports on their experience with drive prices since the floods in Thailand in late 2011. Only this month have they seen prices return to 2011 levels. The question now: will they resume their downward movement?

published November 26, 2013 by

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NSA spying poisons the cloud market: survey

NSA spying poisons the cloud market: survey

A PriceWaterhouseCoopers survey revealed that 54 percent of German companies find the cloud risky after learning of NSA spying. An earlier study by PwC found that 84 percent of CEOs were confident about cyber security. If they only knew the truth.

published November 7, 2013 by

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Is Apple busting your iPhone?

Is Apple busting your iPhone?

The New York Times' Catherine Rampell asked if Apple is trying to bust your iPhone to get you to upgrade. While it may benefit Apple – and every other company – to make old products obsolete, there are bigger forces at work.

published October 29, 2013 by

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A 160 TB disk drive?

A 160 TB disk drive?

About every 10 years hard drive technology bumps into the laws of physics. And for the last 50 years scientists and engineers have figured out ways around it. 3-D recording may be the next bit of magic.

published October 15, 2013 by

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