A home server is nothing more than a computer that is dedicated solely to storing and serving commonly used files and able to share files from one computer to another. Very often home servers are used to serve multi-media content. Instead of storing your photos and music and videos on all your computers individually you store all those media files on the home server. A home server is a stripped-down desktop PC with a big hard drive and a network connection. If you want always on torrent box to download and seed any television shows then you may be interested on it. It is important that the Internet connection have sufficient bandwidth to handle multiple users concurrently.