May 29, 2001
IBM's 'Pixie Dust' draws mixed reviews
Author: JT Smith
IBM last week unveiled new technology that ameks 400GB consumer hard drives and 6GB CompactFlash cards a reality. Competitors fired back at IBM, saying Big Blue's technology -- which it calls Pixie Dust -- is overhyped and offers more capacity than needed. "I can't imagine needing more than 20, 30, 40 gigs -- that's a lot of stuff," said a digital mapmaker. Full story from ZDNet eWEEK.