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A ‘stripped’ personal computer designed specifically to be a client in a client/server network—which holds minimal software and data locally, and obtains software and data as needed from servers

thin client

A computer linked to others within a network that does not have its own disc drive and relies heavily for its function on a central server.
See: fat client
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Tarkan Maner, President and CEO of Wyse Technology, said: "Cloud client computing offers huge opportunities to transform education and training in Africa, opening up and accelerating access to rich eLearning experiences for students of all ages and abilities.
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Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced its sponsorship and participation at Cloud Computing World Forum Middle East and Africa, 9th March 2011, at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Dubai.
Tarkan Maner, President and CEO of Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing will host a fireside chat at Cloud Connect, the premier technology event for cloud computing, on March 8, 2011.