|Definition:|| amount of data that can be contained in a storage device, expressed as a number of specified data elements|
EXAMPLE Storage capacity for bits, Mb or Mbit; storage capacity for bytes, MB (or for octets, Mo).
Note 1 to entry: The specified data elements depend on the organization of the storage device, for example, binary elements, bytes, words of a given number of bits, blocks. A subscript referring to a specified data element can be added to the symbol.
Note 2 to entry: For registers, the term "register length" is used with the same meaning.