Meaning – A docking station is a device that contains hardware components that work to enhance the productivity of a laptop or a mobilecomputer device. Docking stations are usually issued by organisations to each employee, in order to allow them to ge the most out of their laptops and get the processes done faster.
A typical docking stations consists of hardware components like a CD-ROMdrive, USB Drives, Charging port, etc. The employee can simply dock his/her laptop to the docking station and it will be transformed into a full fledged workstation.
If the employee has been issued a mobile computer, it can use all components and features of the docking station (including the capability to lock the mobile computer).
Example of usage – “Since she was working from home since the past few months, she was issued a docking station at home, in order to allow her to work to the maximum capability.”