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disk storage

[¦disk ¦stȯr·ij]
(electronics)
An external computer storage device consisting of one or more disks spaced on a common shaft, and magnetic heads mounted on arms that reach between the disks to read and record information on them. Also known as disk memory; magnetic disk storage.

disk storage

Magnetic disks are storage devices. See magnetic disk and hard drive.
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After contract award, the Contractor shall deliver, install, put into operation and provide security and level of maintenance of the extension of disk space to operating in the Employer disk storage systems, upon request of the Employer.
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