Server vs. High-End PC
While it may seem at first glance to be easier and more cost-effective to utilize a high-end desktop computer as a server rather than purchasing one, a dedicated server offers several key advantages that make it the better choice in most all cases. These advantages include increased reliability and performance, scalability, security, reduced administration and lower total cost of ownership.
And while a higher initial cost may be an inevitability with a server, there's a greater chance that over time your business will see reduced costs and increased user productivity with a dedicated server versus a stand-in high-end PC.
Congratulations! You now have a better understanding of the differences between a server and a high-end desktop computer as well as the benefits that a server can bring to your business!
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