a data storage device in which data is stored on a vinyl disk which is inserted in a COMPUTER'S disk drive to enable the computer to ‘read’ the information contained on it or to ‘write’ information onto it.
4 mm in height, the Winstation drive uses familiar ZIP 100 mb and 250 mb Iomega diskettes while incorporating the SCSI interface for use in a multitude of industry applications that require the advanced technology.
According to the company, receiving the data via a Web-based implementation of ftp will offer substantially faster delivery, especially in some geographic regions, and will eliminate diskette delivery problems associated with traditional postal delivery.
In Quill, the Court noted that "although title to a few floppy diskettes present in a [s]tate might constitute some minimal nexus," the Court would reject any "slightest presence" standard of constitutional nexus.
Most of the programs come with an emergency access diskette unique to the computer on which the program is loaded; the diskette is programmed to recognize the computer when the hard disk loads the original security program.
The cost of this service is less than that of conventional disposal methods and offers software firms the ability to buy back computer diskettes with a higher quality than those from conventional diskette manufacturers and at a lower cost.