Any device upon which a computer may store data in permanent form. Data is not lost from a storage device when the electricity to a computer is turned off, as is the case with electronic memory. Sometimes called non-volatile memory.
Level: Component A device that preserves information for retrieval. See also: computing device
A unit into which data or programs can be placed, retained and retrieved. See: memory.
A device, such as a diskette or tape, capable of recording information.
A device such as a magnetic disc, CD or tape used to store and retrieve digital files.
a device used for storing something
a machine that contains nothing but a disk or disks for storing data
a machine that contains nothing but one or more disc for storing data
a main memory device or external device where information or programs can be stored.
A piece of hardware, such as a floppy drive or CD drive, into which a storage medium is inserted to be read from or written to.
A device that can receive data and retain it for subsequent retrieval.
A medium designed to hold data, such as Floppy Diskette, Harrd Disk Drive or CD-ROM.
Devices and tools that are used to store data and information. These tools can be a CD, a hard drive, or memory chips such as Memory Sticks, Compact Flash memory, or Smart Media.
A drive contains and saves date in the form of files. Examples are: harddisk, floppy disk, CD-ROM, DVD, magnet-tape
A device for holding (strong) programs or data. Storage devices may be temporary (memory with the computer) or permanent (disk storage).
hardware that allows you to store information such as a hard drive or a floppy disk
A collective term for disks, tape transports, and other mechanisms capable of non-volatile data storage.
A device from which the computer reads data, and to which the computer writes data. Therefore an input/output device. Most often a disk drive, either local or on a network.