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shared resource

[′sherd ′rē‚sȯrs]
(computer science)
Peripheral equipment that is simultaneously shared by several users.

shared resource

Sharing a peripheral device (disk, printer, etc.) among several users. For example, a file server and laser printer in a LAN are shared resources. Contrast with shared logic.
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In November 2009, HP became the first OEM to announce support for Windows MultiPoint Server 2010 and it is now rolling out its HP MultiSeat shared resource computing solution to customers worldwide.
Libraries participating in the shared resource and individual collection purchase programs can offer their patrons seamless access to both collections.
Originally established as an Army supercomputer center in 1989, ERDC became the first Major Shared Resource Center in 1993 as part of the DoD HPC Modernization Program.
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Using the integrated solution, a shared resource such as a conference room tracked in the FacilityCenter database, can be scheduled via the web with Critical Path's Reserve from anywhere at anytime.

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