USB over Network allows you to work with the remote USB devices over a local network or Internet as if they were connected directly to your local PC. It is especially useful for universities and colleges' staff, in cases when some employees or students need to share the same specific USB equipment.
Usually, when you need to use any USB device (like scanner, flash-memory, etc) you plug it into USB port of your computer. But for all that, that device is accessible only for computer it is plugged into. And what if someone else needs to use the same USB device?
You can unplug USB device from your PC and give it to another user.
Disadvantages: according to different circumstances, not always there is a possibility to give USB device to another user, even for a while.
You can allow another user to work with that device on your PC.
Disadvantages: not always there is a possibility to allow someone else to work with that USB device on your PC (especially if another user is in the another office, city or country).
It is possible to purchase the same USB devices additionally.
Disadvantages: additional USB devices could be purchased but it depends on the cost of device and necessary quantity.
FabulaTech has resolved this problem in other extraordinary way. We've created USB over Network which allows to work with the remote USB devices over a local network or Internet.
All you have to do is to install USB over Network Server on the PC where USB devices are plugged in. USB over Network Client must be installed on the PCs you want to give access to that USB devices. That's all.
Now any user which has installed USB over Network Client can work with remote USB devices as if they were connected directly to his local PC. It's very simple.
John, Nancy and Richard need to work with expensive and massive USB slide scanner from time to time.
The scanner is plugged into Richard's PC. And every time when Nancy or John needs to work with this scanner, they occupy Richard's computer and keep him from doing his job.
To resolve this problem USB over Network Server was installed on Richard's PC. And USB over Network Client was installed on both Nancy's and John's computers.
Richard shared USB slide scanner for common use. As soon as Nancy or John needs to work with the scanner, they can access it remotely, using USB over Network Client. They work as if the scanner was connected directly to their local computers.
FabulaTech Solution Benefits
Benefits of such solution are obvious:
There is no need to move USB devices from one computer to another or occupy others' PCs to work with USB device.
You can save your money considerably. There is no need to buy additional expensive equipment.
USB over Network Client is free software. You can purchase the license of USB over Network Server, install it on PC where USB device is plugged in and unlimited number of users will be able to work with that USB device.
Platform: 32 and 64-bit: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, 2012 R2
Release Date: 2017-11-22