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The days when the simple desktop computer met all yourcompany's needs are gone. Now a new breed ofcomputers designed to reduce costs and hassles is emerging. One ofthe new options to consider: the network computer (NC).

NCs are relatively inexpensive that connect to and runoff your network. Unlike PCs, NCs have no local storage orsoftware; all applications and data are stored on the networkserver, and are available for users to access when needed.(Don't confuse NCs with NetPCs, which are low-cost,stripped-down PCs with limited storage that companies like HewlettPackard and are manufacturing to compete with the NC.

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