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multiuser NT

Using Windows NT like a central, timeshared computer with terminals. Citrix developed this method with its WinFrame software and subsequently worked with Microsoft to create Windows Terminal Server. As a network operating system (NOS), NT was designed to service many users; however, multiuser NT referred to a terminal-based architecture. See WinFrame.
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extends Windows NT multiuser support to additional clients such as NCs (network computers), UNIX workstations, and Apple Macintosh systems.
The OS also will be a key component of the company's [Microsoft's] Windows NT multiuser technology, Hydra, as well as a centerpiece of future Web television innovations that come about as a result of Microsoft's pending acquisition of WebTV.
Utilizing NCD's newest distributed Windows application software technology, WinCenter Pro, Explora provides state-of-the-art processor performance to Microsoft applications accessed directly from NT multiuser servers.