server-based computing


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server-based computing

(1) A thin client environment in which the Web browser is used to run all applications from the Internet or the company intranet. See thin client.

(2) A terminal environment in which the client machine serves as a dumb terminal to a centralized server or mainframe. See Windows Terminal Server, Citrix XenApp and X Window.
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