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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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Eventually, remote applications and desktops will replace the conventional local desktop on fat clients.
This feature of SonicWall's SRA 1200 introduces new tools to provide desktop support to remote workers without requiring fat clients or other solutions to be installed.
When I looked at what it was costing to maintain 1,000 fat clients compared to thin clients, it was a no brainer," he explains.
This environment can be accessed via any web browser -- as well as multiple fat clients like Outlook, Palm, KDE Kontact, Apple's iCAL, Konqueror, Mozilla Calendar, and more.
Metagroup senior program director Tom Murphy pointed out that many of today's applications have a thin client architecture, negating the need for fat clients.
A FAITH healer in South Africa claims he can make fat clients lose up to three stones at a time, by simply laying his hands on their flab.
Granted, the tension between thin and fat clients has been seesawing back and forth for decades.
The purpose of the tender is to contract a single supplier that facilitates the hg in the field of delivering fat clients, Laptops, Tablets and related equipment (workstations), Including related services and advice.