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3TB Drives are Here

Feb 23, 2011, 21:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeffrey B. Layton)

"In real estate it's about location. In storage it's about capacity. The next crop of high density drives are available but there are some gotchas related to some 3TB drives that you need to know before making a land grab.

"Act 1 – Scene 1

"I see myself in a dark quiet room constructed of hastily thrown together cinder blocks painted some awful battleship gray, sitting on a cheap, squeaky, gray folding chair along with other balding middle-aged men. Cob-webs hang in the corners of the room and there is the faint smell of must and dust in the air. A confident and seemingly kindly, bearded gentlemen, well dressed but not over-dressed, steps to the front of the room in the light and welcomes all of us and thanks us for coming using his best calming voice. As with most everyone in the room the initial voice in my head says, "he doesn't have a clue and I'm wasting my time."

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