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disk drive

a mechanical device in a COMPUTER which records and retrieves data from a rotating magnetic or vinyl disk.
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At the time of launch of this procedure is available in the Principal functioning and operational storizh system consisting of two independent disk storage array.
Cybernetics disk storage solutions are now available in 4U enclosures, with 24 disk drive bays, increasing capacity to up to 72TB per unit.
Storage infrastructure modernization, expanded server and desktop virtualization projects, disk-based backup and archiving deployments, new file-oriented applications, and cloud-based service offerings are the engines that are propelling ECB disk storage vendor revenue growth," said Roger Cox, research vice president at Gartner.
lt;p>The disk storage systems market showed continued strong growth in the second quarter of 2010, according to a report released today by market intelligence and advisory services firm IDC.
One of the bright spots for 2009 external disk storage sales was in the open networked disk storage market, which is made up of network-attached storage (NAS) and open iSCSI storage-area networks (SAN).
EMC expands #1 position in external disk storage systems, analyst firm reports
Today, the typical mainframe storage administrator manages on the average more than 40 terabytes of disk storage while the typical storage manager for Unix, Linux and Windows manages from 1 to 5 terabytes.
The arrival of the V2X SVA disk storage system comes at an important time.
Now two gigabytes of disk storage cost $500 and 1 megabyte of RAM sells for less than $25.
As internal hard disk storage capacities swelled nearly a thousandfold in the past decade, floppy disk storage capacity remained exactly where it began - at 1.
With an optical-disk jukebox system, the data can be downloaded from the computer to an optical disk overnight, freeing the expensive hard disk storage of the main computer for daily transactions.
Worldwide external disk storage systems factory revenues posted year-over-year growth of 17.