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(computer science) a digital computer that provides workstations on a network with controlled access to shared resources

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Continuous Availability For Enterprise File Servers
In this example, the web servers are connected to the file server system by the back-end IP network switches.
For $5,695, the EISA File Server package includes 33 MHz 80486 CPU with built-in cache and math coprocessor, 128K SRAM secondary cache, 16MB DRAM, 674MB SCSI hard drive, EISA caching controller card with 2MB, two floppy drives, 14 inch monochrome monitor, keyboard, vertical case with 300 watt power supply and two cooling fans, Microsoft DOS and a mouse, 24-hour-a-day toll-free technical support, and ZEOS' complete customer satisfaction package.
The NAS file server, on the other hand, performs all of the high-bandwidth transfer of backup data to the library and, therefore, accessibility to its data is limited while the backup operation is being performed.
What we are offering is an easy-to-use, comprehensive reporting product that works with the most fundamental file server information--who is trying to access what and when.
The advantage to this model is that with proper system software the data can be transmitted directly from the storage to any application without using a file server as a middleman (Fig 2).
The client only application can easily be installed by end users to continuously protect information on laptops, desktop PCs and file servers by backing it up to multiple file copy locations, including the STORServer Appliance.
In this architecture, information that is contained in on-line storage and accessed though file servers or application servers (database servers, data warehouse servers, etc.
The growth in file server transfer will continue unabated due to the almost insatiable demand for faster access and processing capability of e-mail, web pages and all manner of documents generated every day by companies," said Michael Tsuk, CEO of Montilio.
Highlighting the new archiving offerings, the HP StorageWorks File Migration Agent is a flexible storage software solution designed to automate and simplify the management of enterprise Windows(R) file server environments.
Rainfinity is the industry's first standards-based solution available today that virtualizes Windows, Unix and Linux file systems, giving customers improved total cost of ownership across all of their heterogeneous NAS and file server platforms.
In this scenario, the file director appliance serves as a "virtual file server," allowing administrators to decouple the physical location of a file from the file name, delivering exceptionally compelling operational customer benefits.
Data is read only once from the file server by one of the SLC Clients and automatically transmitted and written to the shared cache of the SLC Server.
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.