Cloud Server vs Physical – Cloud vs Physical Round 1


Last month we looked at a few different areas of wireless networking. Over the next two weeks we will be looking at some of the difference, advantages and disadvantages of both physical and cloud hardware and software. This week we look at some of the differences between a physical server and a cloud server. What is a Physical Server? Firstly, a server is usually a dedicated computer in charge of managing your network. It can have the job of simply being a file server where you store all your documents and business data, or you can have a server in charge of internet access, user credentials and managing who see’s what printers and shared folders. For very small businesses the task of holding all your documents can be simply given to a main PC or a NAS (Network Attached Storage). If you find you have more reliable and robust requirements, … Read More