auxiliary storage

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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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Cohesity, together with Arrow, has the capacity to address all those points with the revolutionary secondary storage offering they bring to market.
Secondary storage was once considered remote and isolated from external forces.
There are few applications that, as a rule, have data sets that need to be moved from secondary storage back to primary storage at predetermined times.
Typically, the backup saves files from primary storage to secondary storage on a daily basis.
As Exchange data is automatically migrated based on business values from expensive primary storage to low-cost secondary storage, data storage in the Exchange environment is optimized.
The iQstor iQ2880 can be scaled using the J2880 SBOD expansion enclosure, creating a system with high performance FC drives for primary storage and low cost SATA drives for secondary storage.
What if there was a technology that brought the benefits of RAID to secondary storage, but didn't have the power and cooling overkill of RAID?
If the same disk subsystems were used for secondary storage, an additional 64TB of on-line disk capacity would be required.
The secondary storage might be a cheaper online disk array or tape library.
Digi-Data Corporation, an innovator and developer of storage solutions for mid-tier, secondary storage, and fixed content markets, announces that it is recruiting partners to expand its channel program.
For example, moving data out of primary storage (which has not been accessed during so many months) so you can offload your primary storage and migrate that data to a cheaper disk-based secondary storage.