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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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Other schools had different reasons for implementing thin client computing.
The idea behind thin client computing is nothing new; the technology has been around longer than most college students are old.
However, I-O's new white paper dismisses this belief by detailing how thin client computing can provide companies with a green IT solution while contributing to their bottom line.
The Efficeon processor-powered HP t5710 extends the boundaries of thin client computing, delivering new levels of end user experience and positioning customers to take advantage of new blade PC computing models.
the technology leader in thin client computing solutions, today announced the release of its new "Value Line" of thin client terminals.
Maxspeed Corporation, the technology leader in thin client computing solutions, today launched the first patch management service for Microsoft Windows XP Embedded thin client customers, the Maxspeed Patch Management (MPM) service.
Maxspeed Corporation, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, is the technology leader in thin client computing solutions.
OTCBB:TELV) a pioneer in thin client computing has been a technology leader in the healthcare industry for over 20 years.
OTCBB:TELV), a pioneer in thin client computing, will be demonstrating the TeleCLIENT TC8550, the fastest TeleCLIENT yet.
CLI), a leading provider of hardware, software and services for the thin client computing market, today introduced the newest member of their thin client device family, the ET1500.
The ET1500 sets a new mark for value in the thin client computing market," stated Thomas Fei, president of CLI.