cycle server

cycle server

(jargon)
A powerful computer that exists primarily for running large batch jobs. The term implies that interactive tasks such as editing are done on other machines on the network, such as workstations.
References in periodicals archive ?
Remote IT administrators can securely manage and view servers as if they were sitting in front of the rack, enabling them to perform software uploads, assess equipment health, repair operating systems, power cycle servers, and other server management operations.
Avocent's solutions are reportedly designed for IT administrators who need to troubleshoot, reboot or power cycle servers, and serial and network devices.