12. Disadvantages of a client server work network

Here are some of the potential disadvantages of the suggested solution:

Disadvantages of work network
Having access to the internet may lead to staff wasting time on non-work related activity, although a good, written, internet-use company policy would help staff know what is and isn't acceptable.
Sensitive customer details must be kept private and secure as per the Data Protection Act
A business network requires professional IT staff support it, either in-house or by a third party specialist company
High performance business class equipment, such as fast network switches, are more expensive than domestic grade equipment.
The office will need to be hard wired and this may incur expensive building work.
Energy costs need to kept under control by making sure computers, screens and printers are switched off or hibernated at the right time
Work stations, desks and chairs need to be ergonomic to avoid work-related injury such as RSI
May need another room to keep the servers cool and physically secure
A dedicated line to support a WAN can be expensive


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