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ghosting server

A server that contains a group of programs to be duplicated verbatim onto other PCs. It typically contains the operating system and a selected set of applications that are preconfigured. See cloning software.
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According to Kevin Hunt, VP Sales & Marketing, "One of the most important steps a network manager can take to lower their power cost is to shut down ghost servers that are consuming energy but not performing useful work." "The ability to remotely manage power via rackmount powerstrips can also result in significant labor cost as well."