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file server

A server that hosts files for use by client machines.
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Cooperative applications such as file servers can be made to work with multiple hosts for improved scalability and performance.
The OSN GbE secondary storage solution involves backing up data from NAS file servers such as the industry-leading NetApp filer, across GbE to an automated tape library.
In a file server environment, if the server goes down, all the application servers accessing the shared storage are essentially down.
John Schroeder, CEO of Rainfinity said, "We are thrilled to be joining the industry leader in ILM and networked storage and are excited by what the combination will mean to our customers and to the future of NAS and file server management.
Live management: Administrators require the ability to interact with file servers in a highly flexible and transparent fashion, seamlessly allowing on-demand capacity and performance scaling of existing servers, the easy addition of new file servers and capacity, and the migration of data between primary and secondary tier storage.
Since the SLC Server is not a file server, all rights to data stored in its shared cache must first be granted to the SLC Clients when files are opened on the file servers.
Stated Esther Lee, Auspex Vice President and CFO, "The installed base of IBM 7051 file servers is quite small and we do not anticipate that the service and maintenance revenues or associated costs covered under the November 7 agreement will impact our financial results.
Until a few years ago, storage was still seen as an integral part of a file server, directly attached using either SCSI or a proprietary protocol.
As an example, let's consider a Top 200 law firm--A B, & C--that currently has large distributed file server an direct-attached storage farm that is under-utilized and difficult to manage.
Nasdaq: ZEOS) announced the availability of a new network file server based on Intel Corporation's (Nasdaq: INTC) Pentium microprocessor and a high speed PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) Local Bus SCSI disk drive subsystem.