disc drive


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  • noun

Synonyms for disc drive

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

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5-inch small form factor disc drive is the result of extensive research with HP and other leaders interested in solving end-user IT challenges to improve IOPS performance, consolidate space, and reduce power consumption," said Sherman Black, Seagate Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Storage.
5 disc drive is Seagate's first 4Gbit/sec disc drive to be based on perpendicular recording.
For the past 40 years, longitudinal recording has been used to record information on a disc drive.
5-inch disc drive provides high IO performance per rack-mount space (IOPS/U) by leveraging data transfer rate per rack-mount space.
While manufacturers of microprocessors regularly increase clock speeds, it had been over four years since the first 10,000RPM disc drive was first introduced to the market.
Seagate, the largest supplier of disc drives to the enterprise storage industry, is once again leading the industry in 4G Fibre Channel disc drive technology," said Jeff Loebbaka, vice president of global marketing at Seagate Technology.
The Company's products include disc drives for the Enterprise, PCs and Consumer Electronics, as well as Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions and Server Appliances.
SeaStream adjusts on-the-fly for both kinds of information streams, allowing recording devices to provide A/V and Internet-based content from the same disc drive.
The MediaMaster Internal ATAPI rounds out RICOH's CD-RW disc drive product portfolio and offers our customers a cost-effective solution to manage their CD requirements," said Joseph Bollentini, senior vice president of Ricoh Consumer Products Group.
Michael Hammer's career includes over 25 years of experience in the disc drive industry, more than 11 of those with Seagate as director, Electrical Engineering.
developers of hard disc installation and utility software, DiscWizard is a suite of software programs designed to analyze a computer system and create a set of tailor-made, step-by-step instructions that walk the user through the disc drive installation.
BUSINESS WIRE)--March 25, 1996--Seagate Technology's (NYSE:SEG) first generation of Ultra-SCSI disc drives has begun shipping in volume with the introduction of the Hawk 2XL, a 5,400-rpm disc drive capable of transferring data at Ultra-SCSI's peak rate of 40 Mbytes/second.
The new drive provides more than two-and-a-half times the capacity of the next largest disc drive available today.
Seagate is dedicated to supporting our worldwide customers through this compliance effort and we believe we are the first disc drive manufacturer to certify in accordance with the EU's EMC directive," said Phil Detwiler, vice president of Marketing.