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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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It utilizes Wyse thin computing and VMware virtualization technology to meet energy efficiency targets.
IT administrators will gain the flexibility of having their thin client devices automatically update and configured upon boot-up, or being able to use the enhanced scalable management capabilities of Wyse Device Manager, the industry-leading thin computing management software solution.
PDA Solution including a Wireless Thin Computing Solution and a proprietary technology called "Mobilick.
Wyse Technology, a global leader in thin computing, has announced that its thin clients based on Microsoft Windows XP embedded, Wyse Thin OS and Linux will now ship with built-in support for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager 2, a component of VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).
Thin computing company Wyse Technology announced on Thursday (8 June) the availability of Wyse Linux 6.
A partnership agreement has been signed for the integration of Wyse thin clients, from thin computing company Wyse Technology (Wyse), into the Inveneo Communications System from Inveneo, a non-profit social enterprise.