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AI to drive storage media demand in 2024

HDD and NAND-based storage media makers saw revenue and sales drop this year, but experts expect this to turn around in 2024, thanks in part to the demand for AI.


Peak:AIO CEO: Less is more to get the most out of AI storage

In this Q&A, Peak:AIO founder and CEO Mark Klarzynski explains why AI storage needs should be designed around GPU efficiency, not massive data lakes.


4 NAS devices for enterprises in 2024 and buying factors

If you're considering a NAS device for your organization, discover the factors to evaluate and some vendor offerings to add to your NAS shopping list.


Generative AI fuels demand for hybrid cloud storage in 2024

Object storage remains an important component of generative AI creation and training, driving enterprise IT teams to consider hybrid cloud storage for lower costs and more options.

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    external storage device

    An external storage device, also referred to as auxiliary storage and secondary storage, is a device that contains all the addressable data storage that is not inside a computer's main storage or memory.

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    File synchronization (file sync) is a method of keeping files that are stored in several different physical locations up to date.

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    HDD form factor (hard disk drive form factor)

    HDD form factor (hard disk drive form factor) is the size or geometry of a data storage device equipped with one or more magnetic-coated spinning platters and one or more moving actuator arms with magnetic heads to read and write information.

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