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What is Offline Storage?

Offline Storage is a term that used to describe any storage medium that must be physically inserted into the computer every time the user wants to access or edit data. It can be any time of internal or external storage which the user can easily remove from the computer. The storage is also known as removable storage, and USB thumb drive is one of the best examples of an Offline Storage.

Offline Storage is any storage that is not currently online or connected to the computer. The data stored in offline storage remains permanently in storage device even if it’s disconnected or unplugged from the computer after the data stored. The storage is generally portable and can be used on a different computer system. It is used for transport data as well as backup protection in the face of unpredictable events including hardware failure or file corrupt.

Martin Adler

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