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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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Because Remote Desktop Services is comprised of multiple user sessions on a 64-bit Windows Server OS, there was little the district's IT staff could do about the application compatibility and user-experience issues it encountered.
Stablenet was most recently integrated Microsoft's 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services servers (renamed from 2008 Terminal Server) to give the company desktop virtualization, which in essence sped up their brand new to five-year-old PCs, to almost the speed of the servers running the Virtualized applications.
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The solution relies on Hyper-V for running the Windows desktop in the guest virtual machines and incorporates Microsoft's comprehensive VDI infrastructure and management software, including Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services, App-V as well as System Center management solutions so customers can virtualize, manage and deliver applications and desktops.
HCL will also provide service desk and remote desktop services for all US offices of Purdue from its North Carolina based delivery centre.
HCL will also render service desk and remote desktop services for all US offices of Purdue from its North Carolina based delivery center.
Wyse offers industry-leading cloud clients and cloud software and services, and its hugely popular Wyse PocketCloud app enables access to a PC, Mac, Remote Desktop Services, Terminal Server, VMware View or other virtual machine from an Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and Android devices--making the cloud portable.
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Licence and Support for Remote Desktop Services (or equivalent) for 300 users.

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