Data Storage: 10 Storage Technology Predictions From Toshiba for 2012
Toshiba has been in the forefront of digital data storage and protection since the outset of the microcomputer revolution in the 1980s. It practically invented NAND flash, which is becoming more pervasive by the day in the IT world, due to its ubiquitous use in smartphones, tablet PCs, portable storage drives, servers, storage arrays, routers and numerous other connected devices. Toshiba is also a major disk drive and data center systems maker. The Japan-based company also has a firsthand perspective on the IT world from the Pacific Rim perspective, one that also is growing in importance. Here are some storage-side predictions from the venerable IT company as reported to eWEEK.