|"Sorry to hear about
It was a real institution for the industry.
for your fantastic contribution
to an industry that is now mature and on
Zophar Sante, VP of WW Marketing and Sales - BiTMICRO
|To be or not to be? |
or mouseless? - that is the question.
| If you trawl the archives of
Shakespeare's scribblings (even the fake plays and musicals) I'm pretty sure he
didn't have anything to say about the
role of mice as icons
on a data storage web site. Although he did have a lot to say about life,
changes, revolutions, dynasties and successions. |
So why the question?
- mice or mouseless on StorageSearch.com?
will stop updating StorageSearch.com on December 25, 2018. And I'll freeze
the site after that date - pending the formal closing of the sales process.
web property StorageSearch.com is for sale - and I'm looking for a new owner.
Mice or mouseless will be one of the
to be determined by the new owner in 2019 - whoever they may be. As part of
this plan I have also told advertisers that the web ad model (which has worked
so well since 1996) is now EOL. This means the site will be offered for sale
without any ties.
PS - if you know a storage company which might
want to buy this web site - please tell them to take another look.
- unlike the story -
Toshiba - and other
past SSD company
acquisitions - which were big stories I don't expect that the sale of this
little web site will get huge coverage in other media. And I'm not going to
make a song and dance about it.
But I will keep you posted about
significant developments - such as closing date for offers etc on these pages.
finally - thanks for the generous feedback I've had privately from past
contributors and readers via regular email. I'll treasure those.
also had some
which you can see shared via linkedin. Here are some extracts:-
- "I sincerely enjoyed your unique mix of humor and deep thoughts on the
past, present and the future of the storage market." - Bartosz Górecki
- "You and your input will be missed." - Woody Hutsell
- "Congrats on the move toward retirement! The site has been a value
that will be sorely missed and your contributions to it!!" - Scott Shadley
|Megabyte was looking at various
having been the same age as the
hard drive market for
some considerable time but looking more youthful than
you might expect
thanks to a secret wear
But he hasn't stopped writing yet. Just
when you thought the SSDmouse would fade away quietly he scribbled something
about - RATIOs - and the
value of comparing one thing you might not understand so well to the size of a
more familiar nother. Is "nother" even a real word? Compared to "controllernomics"
and "memoryfication" it is - according to the internet (in which we