Definitions for "Communication server"
Connects multiple serial devices (i.e., modem pools, printers, PCS and terminals) to a network. A computer in a LAN configuration used to store the program and data files shared by the users connected to the network.
Communications processor that connects asynchronous devices to a LAN or WAN through network and terminal emulation software. Performs only asynchronous routing of IP and IPX. Compare with access server.
a dedicated system that provides communication services for users on a network who need to transfer files or access information on systems or networks at remote locations over telecommunication links