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Synonyms for disk drive

computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it

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All necessary business licenses of any type necessary to achieve the desired and described configuration of disk storage systems as well as installation, configuration and testing should be included and enabled.
With 80 percent share, it is noteworthy to observe that even though block-access ECB disk storage grew 14.
Total disk storage revenue, which includes sales of external and internal drives, also grew in the fourth quarter of 2009.
IDC's Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker Shows EMC #1 in External Storage for 2008
There have been no significant enhancements to non-mainframe operating systems in terms of storage services since those early days when a "large" Unix server had about 1 gigabyte of disk storage and PC's were just standalone boxes.
With today's announcements, including the introduction of the V2X SVA disk storage system, StorageTek is addressing ways to handle data protection across disk, tape and storage area networking (SANs) to gain maximum value from customers' IT investments.
By the way, with Drvspace, I had nearly 1 gigabyte of disk storage on the IBM Thinkpad, but it would not carry all the files I need.
The worldwide disk storage systems market is off to a strong start in Q1 2010, based on year-over-year growth, although annual comparisons are less indicative of market performance given the 2009 economic crisis," said Natalya Yezhkova, research manager, Storage Systems at IDC.
13 -- The Worldwide external controller-based (ECB) disk storage market experienced robust recovery in the second quarter of 2010 as revenue totaled USD 4.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-8 September 2008-Sun Microsystems announces strong results for disk storage systems sales(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Mirroring eliminates the backup window but doubles the amount of disk storage required adding expense.
Nasdaq: SUNW) has announced that its Network Storage division has increased share sequentially in vendor revenue for total market and UNIX disk storage systems for the third consecutive quarter, according to IDC's Q2-2003 Worldwide Disk Storage Systems Quarterly Tracker.
com/research/e2bd20/world_media_and_en) has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "World Media and Entertainment Disk Storage Market" to their offering.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-5 December 2005-IBM disk storage systems achieve double digit worldwide revenue, says IDC(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
This fact, combined with the current perception of the economics of disk storage, has caused many to declare that disk-based backup and recovery (sometimes called "D2D" backup) is only a temporary fix for a growing problem.