"Thin-client" computing, so named because the desktop unit often relies on a server computer for storage and even processing functions, first gained attention with the much-hyped network computer. But the Windows-based Terminal stepped into prominence this week--and, lacking the notoriety of the NC, these terminals are gaining momentum.
Terminal makers open Windows
Terminal vendors and now large corporate customers are signing on to the "thin-client" Windows platform.
Thin-client servers to beta
Intel, NCD team on thin clients