A server is meant to be hosted in a special facility.
A datacenter is temperature controlled, physically secure, with fire detection, backup power, redundant network connections, air conditioned etc.
A server is a special computer with built-in redundancy.
Servers feature two sets of power supply, several sets of hard disks, multiple network connections.
The optimum value of the software is realised when the software is available 24/7 from any location – home, office, courtroom
A dedicated server gives the best performance as the installation avoids unnecessary software installations and running processes.
Additional compatible software can be installed in the server at little or no additional running cost
Automated off-site backups are available when the server is online and will survive office document losses.