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client

a BUYER of a professional SERVICE.

client

The person to whom an agent owes duties of integrity, confidentiality, loyalty, and hard work. Contrast with customer, who is owed the duty of honesty.

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Fat client applications by contrast, have software loaded on the server and on each desktop.
Yet many voice solutions are fat client, tightly-coupled applications that don't fit easily into a modern IT technology stack.
NET applications: thin client (browser-based) and fat client (Smart Windows-based).
Basically, what we are seeing is that vendors are being forced to re-code from a fat client to a browser.
This means that, whereas previously remote access needed to be made from a fat client, thin ones can now be used, enabling salespeople to consult the company's database, even though their laptops are loaded with only a small part of the files normally required to do so.
Companies and organizations of all sizes realize substantially lower computing costs, increased security, and several other benefits through a server-based approach to desktops compared to traditional fat client PCs.
Webinar and White Paper to ease Path from Fat Client to Web 2.
Performance evaluations using up to 10,000 line schedules with 60 year timelines and a weekly scale demonstrated performance comparable or exceeding traditional fat client project scheduling tools," said Douglas Clark, Chief Executive Officer of Metier.