"For a few years now I've had an old machine sitting in my
closet. It's a Cyrix 333 with 128Mb ram and a three Gig hard drive,
and it's been rebooted on average I'd say once a year. It controls
all the traffic in and out of the network and facilitates the
serving of this and a few other websites out to the world. It
happily and quietly ensures that mail, news, and other bits of
information all end up in their proper places, and sneaky little
attempts by crackers get stopped in their tracks..."