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Lucas Mearian covers storage, healthcare IT, business continuity and disaster recovery and financial services infrastructure issues for Computerworld.

Researchers use nanotech to create 'fifth dimension' data storage

Researchers at an Australian university have used nanotechnology to store 1.6TB on a DVD-style disc.

What your hard drive will look like in five years

As solid-state disk (SSD) technology closes in on hard-disk drive (HDD) capacity and price, experts say it may not be long...

Intel ships 160GB solid state disk drives

Intel is expanding its X25-M solid-state drive line with a larger, 160GB version.

Blu-ray beats HD DVD—now what?

Now that Sony's Blu-ray Disc DVD format has beat out Toshiba's HD DVD , the question arises: Just what spoils are there? Computerworld’sLucas Mearian answers that and other questions.

64 DVDs on a disc: holographic storage to ship

InPhase Technologies has announced it will start bulk shipments of the first holographic disc drive; each platter can store 300GB of data.

Porn industry may be decider in Blu-ray, HD-DVD battle

Some industry insiders believe the pornography industry will be the deciding factor when it comes to the dominance of competing Blu-Ray or HD-DVD formats.

South Park makers turn to Apple for new storage setup

South Park Studios has made the switch to Apple's Xserve RAID storage systems.