InPhase Technologies – Profile
HQ: Longmont, Colorado
Management: CEO is Nelson Diaz. He was VP/GM at StorageTek, Vice President at Maxtor Corp, and held numerous positions at Digital Equipment Corp.
Investors: Recently raised $5 million from Bayer MaterialScience.
Business Model: Holographic data storage technology for use in conventional archives and for innumerable applications that require higher density memory.
Competitors: Aprilis, Manhattan Scientifics HoloStor Unit, IBM
Dirt: There is a high degree of difficulty in what InPhase is looking to pull-off. They might fail, but the recent investment and partnership with Bayer suggests that they are close. The results will be the kind of increased data capacity that companies in numerous fields covet.