Data Storage: Seven Cheap Storage Devices from Iomega, Cisco, Others

By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2009-04-24 Print this article Print
Seven Cheap Storage Devices from Iomega, Cisco, Others

Seven Cheap Storage Devices from Iomega, Cisco, Others

by Chris Preimesberger
Because hard drive capacities continue to spiral upward and prices continue a flat or downward trend, great value is now available in desktop adjunct storage products—whether for small business or for personal offices. Cisco Systems, which is embarking on a new Unified Computing System strategy, recently entered a market that has been dominated by such familiar names as Iomega, Seagate Technology, Maxtor, Buffalo Technology and Hammer Storage in recent years. There are any number of smaller companies, based mainly in the Far East, that are also playing in this sector. This eWEEK slide show offers a taste of what's new and available now in data storage for the home or the home office. Enjoy.
Chris Preimesberger Chris Preimesberger was named Editor-in-Chief of Features & Analysis at eWEEK in November 2011. Previously he served eWEEK as Senior Writer, covering a range of IT sectors that include data center systems, cloud computing, storage, virtualization, green IT, e-discovery and IT governance. His blog, Storage Station, is considered a go-to information source. Chris won a national Folio Award for magazine writing in November 2011 for a cover story on and CEO-founder Marc Benioff, and he has served as a judge for the SIIA Codie Awards since 2005. In previous IT journalism, Chris was a founding editor of both IT Manager's Journal and and was managing editor of Software Development magazine. His diverse resume also includes: sportswriter for the Los Angeles Daily News, covering NCAA and NBA basketball, television critic for the Palo Alto Times Tribune, and Sports Information Director at Stanford University. He has served as a correspondent for The Associated Press, covering Stanford and NCAA tournament basketball, since 1983. He has covered a number of major events, including the 1984 Democratic National Convention, a Presidential press conference at the White House in 1993, the Emmy Awards (three times), two Rose Bowls, the Fiesta Bowl, several NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments, a Formula One Grand Prix auto race, a heavyweight boxing championship bout (Ali vs. Spinks, 1978), and the 1985 Super Bowl. A 1975 graduate of Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., Chris has won more than a dozen regional and national awards for his work. He and his wife, Rebecca, have four children and reside in Redwood City, Calif.Follow on Twitter: editingwhiz

Submit a Comment

Loading Comments...
Manage your Newsletters: Login   Register My Newsletters

Rocket Fuel