Offline Storage

The term used to describe any storage medium that must be inserted into a storage drive by a person before it can be accessed by the computer system is considered to be a type of off-line storage. Offline storage may also be written as off-line storage and is also called removable storage.

See mass storage for more information.
Also see the “Removable Storage Reference” in the Quick Reference section of Webopedia.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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