IT news traditionally goes in cycles. During July and August there is nothing and during December you can't find any sod to comment on anything. But the last 12 months have been like a hot July and no one is doing anything.
In the 1980s and 90s there was always something happening in the IT industry, new breakthroughs, spats between suppliers. The security industry was great to report as Dr Solomon slugged it out with McAfee.
No one reported storage. Face it, sticking data on hard-drives was pretty dull. Making data centres was just like concentrating all the dullness of all the wet Sundays in Norfolk for the last 30 years in one place. A PR trying to peddle press releases on printer ribbons had more of a chance, but that was only one and she was very nice.