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file server

A server that hosts files for use by client machines.
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I realized firsthand the same issues the battalion experienced with data collaboration and file sharing in the absence of a proper file server.
A number of enterprises today experience performance issues associated with the entire workload of a critical business application accessing a single NAS device or file server.
High-Performance 400GB Maxtor MaxAttach NAS 4300 File Server Helps Prevent The Leading Cause of Data Loss By Allowing Network Users to Recover Inadvertently
Maxtor's first Windows-powered NAS file server to ship is the MaxAttach NAS 4100 file server.
Can you imagine an accounting firm losing the hard drive on its file server on April 14?
A file server must be sufficiently powerful to handle the work load.
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.
The next time a user requests the same file, it comes from either the local cache of SLC Client, or the shared cache of SLC Server instead of the file server.
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: ASPX) announces that the company and International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) (NYSE: IBM) entered into an agreement, effective November 7, 1994, granting Auspex a non-exclusive, world-wide, paid-up, irrevocable license to technology developed by Auspex for IBM as part of the IBM 7051 network file server project.
A SAN is a network that connects file servers and storage devices.
manufactures and markets worldwide, direct to its customers, industry standard personal computer workstations and network file servers based on 80386SL, 80486SX, SL, DX, DX2, DX4 and Pentium microprocessors.