A State of the Hard Drive Address

There is no disputing that being a hard-drive vendor is tough today. Solid-state drives (SSD) are eating into market share at an ever-increasing pace, while hard disk drive (HDD) capacity growth has effectively stalled for at least the next two years. We have reached a major watershed in the storage industry and face the difficulties…

Will MTBF Kill Drone Delivery?

In all the hype coming from online retailers such as Amazon, the idea of connecting the warehouse to the end-customer using drone delivery is the one that gets the most attention. We’ve seen pizzas flown in, pharmacies delivering medicine and all manner of goods taken direct to the customer’s door. Image courtesy: Amazon There is…

Trending: New Storage Verticals

The commoditization of storage platform hardware, coupled with the availability of unbundled, powerful storage software is changing the who and why of the vendor base. We used to go to EMC and NetApp for storage, but the vendor base broadened as the technical issues became easier to overcome and drive and array technology began to…