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.

Latest Posts

Samsung announces 16TB SSD

Samsung announces 16TB SSD

Not just the world's highest capacity SSD, but the world's highest capacity drive of any type. The PM1633 uses Samsung's new 48 layer V-NAND, itself a technical tour-de-force, and represents a new thrust in flash storage beyond performance: capacity.

August 12, 2015 by in Storage

Diablo's flash DIMMs attack DRAM

Diablo's flash DIMMs attack DRAM

Diablo Technologies, innovator in flash memory, announces a new flash device that replaces DRAM. At up to 256GB capacity, at 1/10th the cost, and using 1/3rd the power, it looks like a winner. Here's what you need to know.

August 5, 2015 by in Storage

The case against SSDs

The case against SSDs

Flash-based SSDs have revolutionized enterprise storage. But SATA SSDs have serious problems that show that after more than 50 years of disk-based storage, our ancient I/O stack must be rebuilt. Here's why.

July 29, 2015 by in Storage

Why SSDs don't perform

Why SSDs don't perform

From their earliest days, people have reported that SSDs were not providing the performance they expected. As SSDs age, for instance, they get slower. Here's why.

May 26, 2015 by in Storage

Is LuxVue why the iPad Pro is late?

Is LuxVue why the iPad Pro is late?

Reports claim that the iPad Pro is late due to screen supply issues. But Apple already sources millions of advanced displays. A radical new screen technology is the problem as well as a major new competitive barrier - if they can build them.

April 28, 2015 by in Hardware

Drone wars at NAB 2015

Drone wars at NAB 2015

At last week's NAB show one of the hottest areas was video drones. One button orbit of a fixed point? 6k cinema-quality video? Palm-sized HD? Underwater video? Yep, and more! Here's a gallery of what will fly past in the year ahead.

April 20, 2015 by in Innovation

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