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disk drive

a computer device containing a disk that spins at high speeds that allows magnetic impulses to be written onto and read from the electromagnetic surface. Most computers contain a hard disk drive, a compact disk-read only memory (CD-ROM) drive, a CD-R, CD-RW and DVD, DVD-R or DVD-RW, and one or more diskette drives.
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The report focuses on global major leading industry players of hard disk drives market providing information such as company profiles, product picture and specification, capacity, production, price, cost, revenue and contact information.
InoStor Corporation, a Tandberg Data Company, has announced its next-generation Linux-based network storage appliances that feature patented RAIDn technology to eliminate downtime and guard against data loss even in the case of multiple disk drive failures, enabling small and mid-size business to benefit from enterprise-class high availability technology.
The Group also manufactures Hard Disk Drive suspension assemblies under Magnecomp Precision Technology PublicCompany Limited ("MPT") for the majority of hard disk drive manufacturers.
5-inch disk drive will comprise about 31% of the total volume, down from 67% in 2004.
Hitachi is committed to being the preeminent supplier of disk drives to the consumer electronics marketplace.
Winchester disk drives are the primary storage devices used by computers.
This year's conference celebrated 50 years of disk drive innovation and the role that storage technology is playing in the life of the everyday consumer," said Dr.
Disk roadmaps are growing at 40-60% annually and now indicate a clear path to 5 terabytes or more per drive by 2012 at the latest; however, disk drive performance capabilities have not kept pace with the growth in disk capacities.
Toshiba's hard disk drives can withstand operational shock of up to 200G and non-operating shock of up to 800G, providing PC and consumer electronics manufacturers with a rugged, durable storage solution.
The new 20,000-square-foot manufacturing facility includes a 3,000-square-foot clean room for disk drive assembly and repair.
5" line of external hard disk drives easily connect to desktops or notebook personal computers (PCs) or a MAC, with a high-speed USB 2.