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a drive with its own power supply and fan mounted outside the computer system enclosure and connected to the computer by a cable

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Table: Japan External Disk Storage System Revenue by Protocol, 2008-2012
EMC continued to lead in external disk storage system sales with 29% of the overall revenue share in the first quarter, followed by NetApp with 14.
Information infrastructure giant EMC Corporation continued to lead the external disk storage systems market with 27.
EMC expands #1 position in external disk storage systems, analyst firm reports
Companies can reuse a single external disk cache across the entire networked storage infrastructure.
At Jamestown, Camp complains that because thin clients lack any sort of external disk drives, when students need to access and save large data files, they still have to trek to the library to use PCs so they can use floppy or Zip drives (see "A Storage Option," page 27).
The smaller market for external disk storage systems saw a 3% fall in revenue year-on-year, IDC said.
You can plug in a USB mouse, card reader, external disk drive, and one of Kensington's Pocket Numerical Keypads and use all four without loss of power or switching from device to device.
In the unlikely event of machine failure, Digica will boot up the standby machine from the external disk and put Whitworth's back on-line in approximately two hours.
JNI now has formal agreements with the six largest suppliers of external disk storage systems: EMC, Compaq, IBM, Sun Microsystems, HP and Hitachi Data Systems, accounting for 74.
Entregas' products, which include converters and connectors for universal serial bus ports, will allow users to connect peripheral items such as external disk drives and modems to their computers, even if they don't have USB ports.
The next addition is usually more storage, by means of either internal or external disk drives.
Worldwide external disk storage systems factory revenues posted year-over-year growth of 3.
Object of the contract consists of 2 parts: Part I - hardware: external disk array 1 p.
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global External Disk Storage market to grow at a CAGR of 7.