has several unique advantages:
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systems are comprised of two logical parts: a server that provides services and a client that requests services of the server.
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: applications and issues", Journal of Systems Management, Vol.
With the current increases in use of distributed information processing such as client/server computing
, the Internet, and EDI, this threat will only increase as more points of entry to the system are created.
In June of 1992, Fields founded OpenVision, which is now a leading supplier of systems management applications for open client/server computing
The World Wide Web technology of the Internet is being adopted rapidly as the standard client/server computing
platform within corporations to create intranets for their internal communications.
Fortunately, many CEOs have abandoned the pretense that client/server computing
Just what is client/server computing
? The term has caused a great deal of confusion lately among both technical and non-technical people.
The University of California at Santa Barbara has successfully mastered such client/server computing
in the school's Life Sciences Institutional Computing Facility.
"Users like it even though they have had to learn new skills" he says, pointing out that the client/server computing
model has allowed them more autonomy and creativity in their work routines.