Business / Internet Marketing / Server: Servers are the Backbone of the Internet, the computers that are linked by communication lines and 'serve up' information in the form of text, graphics and multimedia to online computers that request data -- that's you. (When a server 'goes down' it loses its online link and the information it holds can not be accessed.)

Proxy Server

Technology / Computers / Proxy Server: A server that acts as an intermediary between a workstation user and the internet so that the enterprise can ensure security, administrative control, and caching service. A proxy server is associated MORE

Internet Information Server (IIS)

Technology / Computers / Internet Information Server (IIS): A Web server that runs on the Windows NT/2000 platforms. It allows the creation of web-based applications. IIS provides both FTP server and web server capability. MORE

Incoming Mail Server (Post Office Server)

Technology / Email / Incoming Mail Server (Post Office Server): The server on which messages sent to your email address reside. MIT uses several incoming mail servers, rather than one, to better handle the load of the 27,000+ email accounts at MIT. Each incoming m MORE