Utilized when many computer systems are connected together as part of a LAN, a file server can retain email messages, financial data, word processing information, or be used to backup the network. 1
A computer that is the central storage unit for a local area network (LAN). 2
When several or many computers are networked together in a LAN situation, one computer may be utilized as a storage location for files for the group. File servers may be employed to store e-mail, financial data, word processing information or to back-up the network. 3
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