PCs for the Office
Small Office Networking
you have multiple PCs and staff in the office and they work in
isolation, maybe it is time you thought about networking? Networking is
not just about technology, it is about people working together and
securing their collaborative efforts.
all said and done a business is optimised through synergy, bringing
individuals together under the umbrella of a business should produce
results that exceed the sum of the individuals efforts. And as a
manager that's what you need to manage.
why risk having all your efforts thwarted by an individual leaving you
but not their work, or an isolated PC unexpectedly winging its way to
can be beneficial linking just two computers so it is worth assessing
the benefits from two computers upwards.
is making inroads into many industrial and commercial sectors, are your
competitors, customers or suppliers tooling up for the next generation
of business processes? Take a look at a general ICT adoption plan to
help you understand and develop your ICT strategy.
time taken to access and distribute electronic documents my be reduced
replication of information can be eliminated by sharing centralised
contact lists, procedures etc.
to new communication methods such as email, instant messaging, video
conferencing and paperless faxing.
your business data by backing up to a centralised system such as a
networked tape drive.
on projects in real time from geographically dispersed offices.
peripherals such as printers can reduce overall requirements. Instead
of each individual PC requiring a printer, share two on the network,
one for backup.
centrally located data, the PC becomes a simple terminal or network
access point and much more easily shared using hotdesking techniques.
storage and control brings with it better visibility of
software licence requirements allowing you to keep control of your
investments in software and ensure licence condition compliance.
networks, i.e. cables to each piece of equipment, are still the
fastest, most reliable and robust of general office networks. However
modern wireless network standards bring wireless networking
within reach for offices that are difficult or expensive to
Call us today on 01243
553251 to discuss what networking can do for you
- Local Area Network. A network of computers in a small area, usually a
building or office.
- equipment that provides a service for other devices or users. A file
server provides storage, a print
server manages networked printers.
to Peer - a network of computers with no overall leader
Server - a network of computers in which one or more servers provide,
or serve, functions to be used by the others which are known as the
Client - usually the end user machine or desktop machine connected to a
- Wide Area Network. A widely geographically dispersed network of
- Network Operating System. The Operating System running on the server
in a network. E.g. Linux, Microsoft Windows 2000 server, Novell
Twisted Pair, CAT5 - cabling used to carry the network.
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