- Allows a virtual CD-ROM server
for a single PC as well as for a network at no additional cost.
In essence, as long as the device is designed for storage (and not just data retrieval, as networked CD-ROM servers
do), then the device is performing Network Attached Storage.
Using just a single CD-ROM drive, the program builds a library of compressed CD-ROM images on a hard disk, turning any file server into a CD-ROM server
multiple people can use simultaneously.
If the system drive on either the file server or the CD-ROM server
were to break, we would have no way to recover.
To access one of the 96 CD-ROM titles residing on Townview's CD-ROM servers
, a student or teacher simply clicks an icon with their desktop computer's mouse.
Logicraft's LanCD software works by routing or "redirecting" requests for data to the CD-ROM server
. The client software component provides a user-friendly MS-DOS or Windows menu, allowing one to access a drive as if it were attached directly to the desktop computer.
-- HP SureStore CD-ROM Server
Plus -- This cost-effective alternative includes six CD drives and one 18GB-capacity hard drive.
According to the company, cluster-jukeboxes are more reliable than both traditional CD-ROM servers
and standard jukeboxes.
In the increasingly networked setting, the library may buy CD-ROM towers that have 6, 10, or more drives and attach them to the CD-ROM server
PC for networked use.
has announced the new TenXpert Network CD-ROM Server
. It accomplishes network delivery of 10 to more than 500 CD-ROMs to as many as 1,100 simultaneous users.
REXAS Corporation has announced its Super CD-ROM Server
If the databases you want are available through an Internet connection from a vendor, then the initial setup, management, and design limitations of a CD-ROM server
and drives can be avoided.