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file server

A server that hosts files for use by client machines.
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Cloud computing refers to services, applications and data storage delivered online through powerful file servers.
I realized firsthand the same issues the battalion experienced with data collaboration and file sharing in the absence of a proper file server. The interim solution I could provide as a stop gap was AKO group folders.
With a cloud file server, the broker or underwriter would give the employer access to a private file folder.
Montilio and Penguin Computing have announced that Penguin Computing will offer Linux server configurations that include Montilio's RapidFile(TM) storage-to-LAN gateway on a PCI card for the fastest storage access file server configuration available.
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.
But the situation gets a little trickier if you store your information on a file server. None of the tax preparation software vendors I have contacted have been willing to state that they support using either PGP encryption or the built-in Windows 2000 or 2003 Encrypted file system.
The move to consolidate file servers and place more information in Compass is expected to reduce costs and improve access to corporate knowledge scattered across many systems companywide.
The computers have to be left on, and the complexity of such backup processes among dozens or hundreds of computers far outweighs the logical alternative-that of using a network file server for all critical data.
THX-certified products for digital cinema include: Avica Filmstore file servers; Barco's D-Cine Premier DLP projector; Boeing Digital's In Cinema Equipment file servers; and Technicolor Digital's Auditorium Management System, also a file server.
Suitable for businesses with up to 100 users, Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition 7.5 for Small Business can provide multi-tier and multi-platform protection for file servers and desktops in one centrally managed solution.
The phone starts ringing at 8:00 in the morning and by 10:00 you have accumulated dozens of service requests to fix broken computers, printers, monitors and file servers. Then there is all the software installations and user training sessions that have been on someone's waiting list which you haven't attended to as yet, despite constant reminders of belated promises to do something about them.
But, as NetApp has pointed out before, SANs deal with raw data, and can't help users share files between Unix and NT servers, as users of NetApp's dedicated file servers can.