Servers act as a central location for sharing and administering information, devices, and applications on a network. The most common client-server network involves a central hub or switch that directs traffic between client workstations and the server.
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A basic server network provides small and medium-sized businesses access to data, printers, e-mail, and applications. It also enables more users access to shared resources, at speeds much faster than when using networked PCs. It's easier to monitor and maintain your network because resources are managed centrally and less susceptible to attack.
Consider an HP server network for these incremental benefits relative to a peer-to-peer network:
If you already operate a server network, you may wish to refresh or expand it with the capabilities of new or additional servers. HP server solutions can help:
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