Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Interactive & SSD: Blasts from the Future

Forrester Research recently released this "news" about the future of Interactive Marketing...big news (but expected).  Why is this relevant to the investment world? Did Groupon read this?  "We expect this [interactive] growth to help firms become adaptive, kill off daily deals..."

CTO of Panasas, Inc. Garth Gibson gives pause to the future of Seagate, Western Digital and other "hard drive" manufacturers.  As if tens of millions of Flash-based iPods, iPads & iPhones weren't clue enough, Gibson defines reasons why High Performance Computing (HPC), which leads the way into the future for the computing industry, will need to consider further use of Solid State Disks (SSD's).