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Unformatted text preview: Network backups are easier and more reliable because all data resides on one physical location. This reduces the cost incurred by loss of any data during system failure. LANs support a number of fault tolerance features, such as disk mirroring, disk-duplexing, disk striping with parity (RAID5) and UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply). This improves reliability and minimizes network downtime. LANs offer centralized security, which allows control over access to the network and its resources. Depending on an organization's requirements, this functionality is customizable to help protect sensitive data from loss, destruction, theft, or unauthorized disclosure. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_benefits_of_having_a_Local_Area_Network_'LAN'_in_a_business#ixzz1mD eVK2vm...
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