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Storage Superstars 2010: Meet The Visionaries

Joseph F. Kovar

Storage Superstars: Meet The Visionaries





Moore’s Law, which states that the number of transistors that can be placed on an integrated circuit doubles every two years or so, is a commonly-used measure of the rapid development of computer technology.

The storage industry, however, long ago transcended Moore’s Law, with new hardware components, systems, software, and services being developed at a pace unmatched in any industry.

None of this would have been possible without the early realization that the cost of raw storage capacity would start approaching free, and the vision that new ways to store, backup, retrieve, archive and, above all, manage users’ and companies’ data would be required.

Here, we spotlight 10 of the individuals and groups that made the modern storage industry what it is today.

 
Joseph F. Kovar

Joseph F. Kovar is a senior editor and reporter for the storage and the non-tech-focused channel beats for CRN. He keeps readers abreast of the latest issues related to such areas as data life-cycle, business continuity and disaster recovery, and data centers, along with related services and software, while highlighting some of the key trends that impact the IT channel overall. He can be reached at jkovar@thechannelcompany.com.

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