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fat client

A computer within a network that has its own disc drive and relies little on the central server.
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the greater the network bandwidth, the better the QoS that can be achieved [8], [13]), thin clients should be coupled with thick clients, which come with more generous hardware resources and high speed Internet connection (DSL, Fibre, etc.
We adopted a very unique approach by which we convert single thick client into multiple thin clients by sharing its hardware among multiple users.
Because of these challenges, universities around the world are implementing alternatives to the thick client PC, with virtualized solutions chief among them.
The most obvious example of the power of the thick client is the ability to drag and drop objects.
Unlike thick client architectures installed on individual workstations, Picture Perfect v4 eliminates client administration and automatically delivers software updates from the server.
Alogent's remote deposit offering, Sierra Xpedite Remote Deposit(R), supports smart client technology, which combines the ease of deployment of Web-based clients and rich user interface and functionality of desktop-based thick client applications.
Written to address global persistence challenges associated with a thick client application, this iRule utilizes powerful array capabilities and cookies to ensure that client connections are always directed to the appropriate datacenter for the best user experience while overcoming database replication latency.
We asked for a robust web based BI tool which meets, and in some cases exceeds, the capabilities of a traditional thick client product, and Business Objects delivered.
NET framework - with Smart Client architecture - which combines the ease of deployment of Web-based thin clients with the rich user interface of desktop-based thick client applications.
NET framework, with Smart Client architecture, that combines the ease of deployment of Web-based thin clients with the rich user interface of desktop-based thick client applications.
NET framework, with Smart Client architecture, which combines the ease of deployment of Web-based thin clients with the rich user interface of desktop-based thick client applications.