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A relatively low-cost computer designed chiefly to provide Internet access and without the full capabilities of a standard computer.
- ‘Another way to protect a password vault is to take it off the desktop or PDA and put it on a special network appliance.’
- ‘As routers were once better adapted for the network of the past, the new network appliance is better adapted to the realities of the future.’
- ‘The market for low-end Network Attached Storage, which is actually a special example of the emerging network appliance category, is beginning to take shape.’
- ‘As a new class of storage infrastructure device, the storage network appliance can bring capabilities to customers that are simply not available in any other storage architecture.’
- ‘Consider reducing your Microsoft licenses, perhaps by replacing some servers with a network appliance or experimenting with the Linux operating system for kiosks or point-of-sale terminals.’
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