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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 today the more accurate, generic term for storage hardware. See storage device and storage vs. memory.
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Contract awarded for Storage hardware maintenance contract
Gartner, a leading IT research and advisory company, said the market is underpenetrated and represents a significant long-term opportunity for storage hardware vendors, but Gulf countries' spending is highly tilted toward government-backed projects across verticals.
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The combination of server hardware and software is the real win here," says Alex Grossman, director of server and storage hardware at Apple.
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