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NC (Network Computer)

A network computer without a hard drive relies on a network to provide processing power, programs, and data. Network computers are typically used in an environment where all resources are centrally managed by an IT department or service provider. Often referred to as "thin" clients, network computers can help organizations reduce costs associated with desktop and laptop management.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About NC (Network Computer)

The benefits of using NC include cost savings, easy network administration, and security features. Because there is no local storage, users can't download files that may contain viruses or other malicious software.  Most malware targets locally-stored files for exploitation. Because the operating system runs remotely from the user's desktop, NCs make it easier for administrators to apply security patches at specific network locations.

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