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History (1949): Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator Employs Delay-Line Storage
Providing memory for first stored-program computer
2018.02.21 | Press Release
History (1946): Williams Demos Cathode Ray Tube Storage
CRT electrostatic effect enables random access memory.
2018.02.20 | Press Release
History (1935): AEG Debuts Magnetophon Commercial Audio Tape Recorder With Low-Cost Magnetic Tape
Adapted to video and storage applications in the 1950s
2018.02.19 | Press Release
History (1932): Tauschek Patents Magnetic Drum Storage, Cylinder Coated With Ferromagnetic Material
Became Univac 1101 after company's acquisition by Remington Rand.
2018.02.16 | Press Release
History (1910): Poulsen Records on Magnetic Wire Voice
Of emperor Franz Josef of Austria at Paris exhibition
2018.02.15 | Press Release
History (1831): Michael Faraday Discovers Two Fundamental Components of Magnetic Storage
At heart of modern storage systems
2018.02.14 | Press Release
History (1801): Jacquard’s Punched Cards
Becoming IBM's Hollerith 80-columns punch cards in 1928
2018.02.13 | Press Release
History (1949): Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator
Employs delay-line storage.
2018.02.12 | Press Release
Computer History Museum Records Technology History of IBM Magnetic Tape Storage
It helped to solve mystery of Challenger disaster.
2017.09.25 | Press Release
History of HDDs and Flash
By Computerworld
2017.04.03 | In Brief
Top 6 to 10 Most Prestigious Names in History of Storage Industry
RAID inventors, Moshe Yanai, Dan Warmenhoven, Dr. Eli Harari, Jim Porter
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2016.12.28 | News
Top 10 Most Prestigious Names in History of Storage Industry
Top 5 today (Al Shugart, Fujio Masuoka, Joe Tucci, Ramac 350, Veritas), 6 to 10 tomorrow
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2016.12.27 | News
Brief History of USB
What it replaced and what has failed to replace
2015.12.02 | In Brief
History of Storage From Punch Card to Cloud Storage
By Backupify
2014.05.05 | In Brief
Apple II Disk OS Source Code at Computer History Museum
1978 code was writtent in seven weeks
2013.11.21 | Press Release
History: Milestones in HDD Capacity
From 5MB in 1956 to 4TB today
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.08.29 | News
HISTORY: First HDD Form Factor Introductions
From 39-inch to 0.85-inch
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.05.30 | News
History of Storage Industry
Best links in and on the web
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.04.05 | News
Remarkable History of Evolution of HDD Prices
Declining from $50,000 in 1956 to $49 in 2010
2013.03.29 | Press Release
HISTORY: List of 221 Companies in HDD Manufacturing Since 1956
Only three remaining
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.03.28 | News
History: IBM 3390, World’s Largest and Most Expensive HDD Teardown
Originates from around 1989.
2012.12.13 | In Brief
The MVPs in History of WW Storage Industry
2012 IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award for Dr. Naoya Takahashi
2011.07.28 | Press Release | [with our comments]
History: First HDD at 55 From IBM at 100
Ramac 350: usable capacity of 3.75MB, $34,500
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2011.06.20 | News
History of HDD Cost, by Matt Komorowski
Over last 30 years, space per unit cost doubled every 14 months.
2011.06.14 | In Brief
Walking Through 40 Years of HDD History
As seen by Jim Porter at Idema
2009.09.29 | In Brief
History: From Punch Cards to Blu-Ray
By Maximum PC
2009.03.06 | Press Release