mass storage device


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mass storage device

A storage drive: hard disk, solid state disk or USB drive. See mass storage.
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Online UPSs completely isolate equipment from raw utility power and all its irregularities-and therefore represent the only real choice for critical IT equipment, such as mass storage devices, server farms, and data networks.
Warm" data is similar to "Hot" data, but the frequency is much less and there generally is still a desire to keep the data online in a mass storage device with medium fast access such as disk drives, optical drives, and some types of tape libraries.
Some "thing" equivalent to the Interstate highway system will have to be created for us to realize the potential of fiber-optic networking; powerful, inexpensive computers with voice, data, and graphics capabilities; and mass storage devices.
By integrating the USBLink Host into Symbian-based phones and communicators, SoftConnex says, OEMs can connect various internal components such as Bluetooth modules and mass storage devices for memory media interfaces, as well as enable external connectivity to any USB-enabled peripheral device, such as a printer, PDA or digital camera.