With the help of manufacturers like Data Storage
Advisors, USB smart drives will offer users a private, portable, and protected personal workspace that simply plugs into any computer," said Kate Purmal, chief executive officer of U3.
Personal computers, hard drives and digital data storage
were the stuff of science fiction novels and Saturday matinee movies.
To allow that data to be stored without causing large cost increases, data storage
must move from relatively expensive disks to lower-cost media.
DVD has much more data storage
capacity than compact disc technology--each disc holds 4.
The services will be managed by an Imation distribution, sales and marketing organization independent from the existing Imation data storage
product line businesses.
Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will jointly develop and market flash data storage
Large companies, anxious to control access to their growing data archives, have routinely turned large sums of money into elaborate data storage
and access infrastructures.
Unquestionably, the leading data storage
firm, EMC Corp.