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  • business continuance (business continuity)

    Business continuance (sometimes referred to as business continuity) describes the processes and procedures an organization puts in place to ensure that essential functions can continue during and a...

  • Serial ATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment or SATA)

    The SATA storage protocol transmits data in serial fashion between hard drives and computer systems. The nonprofit SATA-IO industry consortium authors the design specification.

  • tiered storage

    Tiered data storage moves data to various types of storage media -- based on performance requirements, protection level and frequency of use -- to reduce storage costs.

  • petabyte (PB)

    A petabyte is a unit of data storage space consisting of 1,024 terabytes, or approximately 1 million gigabytes. The prefix 'peta' refers to the fifth power of 1,000.

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  • business continuance (business continuity)

    Business continuance (sometimes referred to as business continuity) describes the processes and procedures an organization puts in place to ensure that essential functions can continue during and after a disaster. 

  • Serial ATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment or SATA)

    The SATA storage protocol transmits data in serial fashion between hard drives and computer systems. The nonprofit SATA-IO industry consortium authors the design specification. 

  • tiered storage

    Tiered data storage moves data to various types of storage media -- based on performance requirements, protection level and frequency of use -- to reduce storage costs. 

  • petabyte (PB)

    A petabyte is a unit of data storage space consisting of 1,024 terabytes, or approximately 1 million gigabytes. The prefix 'peta' refers to the fifth power of 1,000. 

  • storage volume

    A definition of volume must include a comparison of the unit of data storage to a partition, as well as insight into logical volume management, a form of storage virtualization. 

  • archive

    In enterprise data storage, an archive is a collection of infrequently accessed data that needs to be stored for long periods of time to meet backup and compliance requirements. 

  • storage array

    An array is a storage system designed to provide large pools of capacity to servers that perform high-performance computations. Arrays contain spinning disk drives or flash memory. 

  • hard disk drive (HDD)

    Hard disk drives are a type of physical storage media that use spinning disk platters to store nonsequential data in personal computers and enterprise data centers. 

  • SSD (solid-state drive, solid-state disk, solid-state storage drive)

    Learn what a solid-state drive (SSD) is, why SSDs are replacing electromechanical hard drives and which form factors are approved by the Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI). 

  • network-attached storage (NAS)

    Network-attached storage uses a standard Ethernet connection to provide network nodes with file-based shared storage services. 

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  • Disaster Recovery Planning Podcasts

    Setting up a good DR plan is not easy and can be a big drain on resources, time and money. Since setting up a plan is generally perceived as a preventative measure, with little inherent business associated with the process, it can be overlooked by ma... 

  • business continuance (business continuity)

    Business continuance (sometimes referred to as business continuity) describes the processes and procedures an organization puts in place to ensure that essential functions can continue during and after a disaster. 

  • Serial ATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment or SATA)

    The SATA storage protocol transmits data in serial fashion between hard drives and computer systems. The nonprofit SATA-IO industry consortium authors the design specification. 

  • tiered storage

    Tiered data storage moves data to various types of storage media -- based on performance requirements, protection level and frequency of use -- to reduce storage costs. 

  • petabyte (PB)

    A petabyte is a unit of data storage space consisting of 1,024 terabytes, or approximately 1 million gigabytes. The prefix 'peta' refers to the fifth power of 1,000. 

  • storage volume

    A definition of volume must include a comparison of the unit of data storage to a partition, as well as insight into logical volume management, a form of storage virtualization. 

  • archive

    In enterprise data storage, an archive is a collection of infrequently accessed data that needs to be stored for long periods of time to meet backup and compliance requirements. 

  • storage array

    An array is a storage system designed to provide large pools of capacity to servers that perform high-performance computations. Arrays contain spinning disk drives or flash memory. 

  • hard disk drive (HDD)

    Hard disk drives are a type of physical storage media that use spinning disk platters to store nonsequential data in personal computers and enterprise data centers. 

  • SSD (solid-state drive, solid-state disk, solid-state storage drive)

    Learn what a solid-state drive (SSD) is, why SSDs are replacing electromechanical hard drives and which form factors are approved by the Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI). 

  • network-attached storage (NAS)

    Network-attached storage uses a standard Ethernet connection to provide network nodes with file-based shared storage services. 

  • See more All on Storage Resources