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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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.

published April 28, 2015 by

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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.

published April 20, 2015 by

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WD's HGST buys Amplidata

WD's HGST buys Amplidata

First they bought Skyera, erstwhile all flash array startup. Now WD's HGST unit is buying Amplidata, a scale-out object storage software vendor. Is the world's largest disk drive vendor moving into the storage systems business or not?

published March 3, 2015 by

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Why SSDs are obsolete

Why SSDs are obsolete

Solid State Drives - SSDs - are a product of convenience, not good architecture. Storage systems need to be re-architected to achieve the highest performance of NAND flash and, soon, byte-addressable non-volatile memory. Here's an example.

published February 26, 2015 by

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