|1. Storage refers to keeping data or information at a temporary location for retrieval at a later time.
2. Storage is frequently used to describe the devices and data connected to the computer through input/output (I/O) operations -- that is, hard disk and tape systems and other forms of storage that don't include computer memory and other in-computer storage.
Source: (Rouse, 2016)
3. Storage refers to non-transitory, semi-permanent or long-term, containment, holding, leaving, or placement of goods or materials, usually with the intention of retrieving them at a later time.
Source: (WebFinance, 2017)