file server


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file server

A server that hosts files for use by client machines.
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Alford and Morton for example, find that an agency needing 1,000 file servers would spend $22.5 million for storage on a public cloud, $28.8m for a hybrid, and $31.1m in a private cloud limited to their agency.
Battalions require a file server on their local LAN both in Garrison and on deployments for rapid collaboration and continuity in data between garrison and deployment environments.
Montilio's RapidFile server I/O engine plugs into file servers, network attached storage (NAS) gateways and NAS appliances, dramatically increasing data transfer performance by 200% to 500%, the most of any comparable solution on the market.
Administrators can use powerful policies in these devices for a range of data migration tasks such as moving data off legacy file servers to new NAS devices, balancing storage capacity, or performing software upgrades.
Which one you use depends largely on your organization's overall network architecture, but any of these major network environments are perfectly capable of providing solid file server capabilities.
If a suspect weapon is detected, however, a signal from one of the magnetic sensors is sent to the client PC, which transmits the alarm to the central station file server while keeping the courthouse door locked.
As a result, TEI sees no justification for establishing a special rule deeming the presence of a file server as constituting a permanent establishment for provincial tax determinations.
With a client-server LAN it is only necessary to backup the file server, whereas with a peer-to-peer LAN, the hard disk of every individual work station must be backed up regularly.
the conventional file server's performance is also improved by the Netserve/CD 2400 system, because CD-ROM file-service processing is off-loaded from the file and print server, enabling more processing to be devoted to file and print services.
The network module is built in and can handle as many as 10 computers set up with a file server (a single, powerful computer that delivers application software and files to the various workstations on the network).
The choice of cable has more to do with the distance that each workstation is from the file server than with transmission speed.