Research Development Consultants
Specializing in Development and Introduction of Innovative and Disruptive Technologies



Are you meeting the Technology Challenge?

Areal Density Progress









Ron Dennison




Research Development Consultants can help you successfully meet the growth in areal density and capacity challenge with these services:
  • Product and Process Design and Development
    RDC will cut your development time in originating or reviewing new product designs to optimize product yields and costs and eliminate potential problems. We are specialists in HDD and SSD selection, test, integration, introduction to production and field support of storage enabled products.

  • Failure Analysis
    Discover the root cause of hard drive failures. Complete drive analysis and teardown services available. See our home page for current special offers.

  • Expert Witness
    Highly experienced expert witness services with more than a dozen engagements including testimony before the ITC in Washington, DC.

Ronald W. Dennison is RDC's founder and principal consultant.

He is an outstanding technical contributor with a world-wide reputation in the storage industry. Ron has developed new products and managed research and development efforts at Memorex, Perkin-Elmer, Hewlett Packard, Unisys, Eikon, Toshiba, Quantum, Maxtor, TeraStor and MarQlin.

He was the technical founder of one of the first thin film disk companies, a pioneer in thin film (MR and inductive) heads and a recognized industry leader in storage technology.

Ron is a Founding Director of IDEMA, the data storage industry association. The author of numerous technical papers and presentations, he has over 25 years experience in the data storage industry. He has been a consultant for more than 10 years.

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