Chris Mellor covers storage and allied technology areas for The Register and its sister titles. After working for DEC, Unisys, and SCO, he became an IT journalist, writing for a variety of print publications. He edited the UK's first storage-focused print magazine, moved onto IDG, then started up Blocks & Files, a blog bought by The Register's Situation Publishing. He has written many sports car buying guides, a few mountaineering guides, and drives a car that's faster than he is.