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auxiliary storage

a storage device for adding to the main storage of the computer, using such media as floppy disks, hard disks, compact disks, zip (a brand name by Iomega zipTM) disks, or tapes.
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Applications for Innovex's products include data storage devices, networking equipment, computer printers, home consumer products, mobile telecommunication devices, computers and personal communications systems.
The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) has become the only test house in the United States fully approved to perform all conformance and physical-layer testing for next-generation hard drives and other Serial ATA (SATA) data storage devices as outlined by the Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO), the industry association dedicated to advancing SATA technology.
Applications for Innovex's products include data storage devices such as hard disk drives and tape drives, liquid crystal displays for mobile telecommunication devices, flat panel displays and printers.
The company's commercial activities center on protective coatings for precision tools and components (Coating Services), systems for producing vacuums and conveying process gases (Vacuum Solutions), production systems for data storage devices (Data Storage Solutions), optical components (Optics), aerospace technology (Space Technology), as well as production equipment for solar modules.
M-Systems (Nasdaq: FLSH), an industry leader and innovator of flash-based data storage devices, today announced that its DOC H-series embedded flash drive (EFD) has been selected by XM Satellite Radio as the embedded storage solution for the recently launched XM portable radio receivers: Samsung's Helix and Nexus products and Pioneer's Inno product.
M-Systems (Nasdaq: FLSH), an industry leader and innovator of flash-based data storage devices, is announcing the availability of an 8 gigabyte DiskOnKey USB flash drive (UFD), celebrating five years of personal, portable and pocketable USB storage with 1000X the density of its original 8 megabytes DiskOnKey first launched in 2000.
M-Systems (Nasdaq:FLSH), an industry leader and innovator of flash-based data storage devices, today announced DOC H3 - its next generation Embedded Flash Drive (EFD) based on DiskOnChip(R) architecture.
and MUNICH, Germany -- M-Systems (Nasdaq:FLSH), an industry leader and innovator of flash-based data storage devices, and Infineon Technologies AG (NYSE:IFX)(FWB:IFX), the world's fourth-largest DRAM manufacturer, today announced that the companies have signed a supply agreement for low power Mobile-RAM specifically designed for mobile applications.