How is a Server Different From a Desktop?
For the average home user looking for a basic, infrequently used server a built from an old desktop computer could work. For the small business owner, however, the question to ask is: Do you really want to trust your business data and processes to just any old hardware? Most small businesses will be far happier with a computer that is ready-made to be a dedicated server than with one that began life as a standard desktop computer. If your company's data is at all important to you, it is the only way to go.
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Congratulations! Now that you understand the difference between a desktop computer and a server you can look for a server that meets your specific needs!
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