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ComputerWorld: [Thin-client] Frenzy Once Again

Sep 07, 1999, 19:51 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stacy Collett)

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"In addition to IBM's announcement, Sun will announce Wednesday a new 'network appliance' that runs multiple platforms -- not just Java like its ill-fated JavaStations. And HP last week rolled out three new Web-enabled devices that run on Linux and other platforms."

"...Some observers said users are finally accepting thin-client technology. IDC reports that in the first six months of 1999, thin-client sales equaled sales for all of 1998 -- about $287 million."

"The turnaround started last summer, when Microsoft Corp. gave thin-client technology its blessing in the form of Terminal Server Edition software..."

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