CD-ROM server

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CD-ROM server

A CD-ROM reader designed for network use. It can be configured as a tower or jukebox. Towers contain several drives, and each drive holds one CD-ROM. Jukeboxes hold from a couple dozen to hundreds of discs, but have only a small number of drives. A robotic mechanism moves the discs to the drives as required. See CD-ROM changer.


CD-ROM Server
This is the transport mechanism of the Grundig GMS 3200 CD-ROM server. It can hold up to 200 CD-ROMs and six drives. (Image courtesy of Grundig Professional Electronics, GmbH.)
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While a SAN is a mini-network, NAS is simply a file-sharing storage device (such as a CD-ROM tower that contains multiple CD-ROM drives) connected to a corporate network or SAN to increase storage space.
Since Clark opened in 1998, Newcomer has stocked the school library's CD-ROM tower with resources covering myriad topics including great authors and historic events as well as full-text articles on almost any subject.
This newest addition to the LANRedi family broadens the range of traditional CD-ROM tower applications to include true multimedia: audio, video, images, and data.
It resides in the CD-ROM tower, allowing all users on the network to access the unit.
Citicorp also maintains a multiaccess CD-ROM tower for its library of tax information, so that its tax professionals can carry out in-depth research from their PC, or from a remote location.
Such decisions would involve the need for more storage space on the server, more slots in the CD-ROM tower, or even regular updates to the search software.
OAI) has announced the release of Netserve/CD for Mac Solo, a cross-platform CD-ROM tower upgrade.
I considered a CD-ROM tower with multiple drives That would allow users to access all titles simultaneously.
Next, a CD-ROM tower was purchased and networked to our computer lab and to faculty and staff offices.
Available on the CD-ROM tower are resources such as the full text of The Miami Herald and Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, ABI/Inform, SIRS products, Ethnic Newswatch, PhoneDisc, and various government documents.
We are the only company currently offering an eight-speed CD-ROM tower," said Page Tagizad, Procom product manager.
For students, the LAN delivers new learning opportunities through classroom PCs connected to the 21-bay CD-ROM tower.