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ESDI

[′ez‚dē]
(computer science)

ESDI

ESDI

(Enhanced Small Device Interface) A hard disk interface that transfers data in the one to three MByte/sec range. ESDI was the high-speed interface for small computers for a while, but has been superseded by IDE and SCSI drives. See hard disk.
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convinced the European allies that it fully and firmly supported both an ESDI that could be "separable but not separate" from NATO and the role of the WEU as embodying the European pillar of NATO.
supports establishment of an ESDI that is consistent with maintaining a strong NATO.
This initiative is designed to: (1) satisfy the requirements of the NATO Strategic Concept for more flexible and mobile forces; (2) provide a vehicle for NATO participation in crisis management and peace support operations; (3) facilitate operations with non-NATO nations such as the PFP partners; and (4) permit: the use of NATO infrastructure and forces to support the evolution of ESDI.
And with the Conner/Archive Tape Backup Kit, customers can also protect their hardware investment by continuing to use their IDE and ESDI hard drives already in place.
In addition to standard configuration features, this model includes a one-inch 120MB AT embedded-controller hard disk drive 300 MB ESDI Hard Disk System
In addition to standard configuration features, this model includes one 5 1/4-inch 300MB (16ms) ESDI hard disk drive with high- performance ESDI controller (occupies one ISA bus slot and includes cabling to support an additional internal ESDI hard disk drive)