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.

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Apple's MacBooks: Still the most reliable

Apple's MacBooks: Still the most reliable

It's popular to decry the "Apple tax" - the mythical premium Apple customers pay for Macs. But few look at the other side of the coins: what you get for your money. In Apple's case: the best reliability and tech support.

May 26, 2017 by in Apple

STIX and TAXII: New weapons in the security battle

STIX and TAXII: New weapons in the security battle

They may sound like a German noble family, but STIX and TAXII are new tools for fighting internet lawlessness. They enable the good guys to beat internet attacks through automated, realtime info sharing, and are supported by many tech heavyweights. Here's what you need to know.

April 13, 2017 by in Security

What would a memory-centric system look like?

What would a memory-centric system look like?

Data growth is increasing much faster than network bandwidth, while storage is getting cheaper and networks aren't. Which means, someday, moving to memory-centric systems. What would they look like? Here's a vision from the former director of HP Labs and the new CTO of Western Digital.

March 24, 2017 by in Storage

How VR will drive storage -- or the reverse

How VR will drive storage -- or the reverse

While most people focus on the compute and graphics requirements for virtual reality, storage is the bigger problem going forward. Today's storage works with 1080p (2160 combined) -- barely -- but 4k VR requires much more. Here's what you need to know.

March 17, 2017 by in Storage

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