Last week, Telstra once again topped Australia's Netflix ISP Speed Index, fending off other telcos for an unbroken 12 month run. However, it only achieved this milestone by splitting its streaming speeds into NBN and non-NBN connections - something Netflix failed to offer Telstra's rivals.
When flash storage devices like SSDs started to hit the mainstream, many though it signalled the end of the hard drive. But that's not been the case. People, from home users through to enterprises have realised the value of a tiered storage solution even if they haven't thought about it.
We use SSDs or flash storage at end points and hard drives for mass storage where performance isn't quite as critical. However, a number of new technologies are emerging that tell us the hard drive will still be a big deal for many years to come. Here are some of the biggest innovations we'll see in the coming months and years.