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storage drive

Hardware that stores data without power until purposely erased. For decades, the hard drive has been the computer's internal storage unit; however, solid state drives (SSDs) are increasingly replacing hard drives, and "storage drive" is the more accurate term for storage hardware. See storage device and storage vs. memory.
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"The RevoDrive Hybrid leverages the best attributes of both solid state and traditional hard drive technology to deliver dynamic data-tiering on a single easy to deploy PCIe storage drive," said Ryan Petersen, CEO of OCZ, in a statement.
Reminding readers that the field of digital information storage is more than 50 years old, Curtis and his colleagues at InPhase Technologies, Longmont, CO, have compiled this volume timed to coincide with the release of the first commercial product using a new holographic approach to storage technologies: a professional archive storage drive using removable disk media.
This basic chassis configuration can be supplemented with additional layers, including an ultra thin storage chassis that can support an slimline optical storage drive, as well as a Compact Flash slot, MiniPCI port and two additional S-ATA II 2.5" hard drives.
An external storage drive can have from 160 gigabytes (GB) to 2 terabytes (TB) of memory.
* The ability to be supplemented with additional layers, including an ultra thin storage chassis that can support a slimline optical storage drive, as well as a Compact Flash slot, MiniPCI port and 2 additional S-ATA II 2.5" hard drives (1000).
According to an Associated Press report, police conducting an October 2006 drug bust in her home aimed at her roommate found the sensitive data on a portable computer storage drive and in about 200 pages of paper documents.
SAVE THE DATA - SentrySafe Storage Drive (around pounds 160, see www.sentrysafe.com) The digital hard disk can withstand immersion in water, but its real trick lies in the fact that it will save all your data even after being exposed to temperatures of up to 850 degrees Celsius.
At the same show Panasonic announced that it will support Tapestry as an archive storage drive for use with its P2 solid-state camcorders, and Ikegami Electronics also announced that it was introducing an external holographic drive for its Editcam and EditcamHD professional video cameras.
The Norwegian data storage solutions developer Tandberg Data ASA said on Wednesday (7 June) that it has signed a three-year agreement to provide a new low-cost removable storage drive and media to computer manufacturer Dell.
TINY storage drive Disgo just keeps getting better and better.
With this, document images, index information and optical character recognition (OCR) text accompanies the document files onto eCabinet's storage drive, enabling easy search and retrieval of stored documents, as well as moving documents into custom eCabinet folders.