Other Server-Based Computing Technology Software Solutions

Although Citrix MetaFrame and Microsoft Terminal Services are the most prevalent server-based computing technologies today, it is important to understand other available server-based solutions. Some day you, as an administrator, might have to defend your choice of MetaFrame and Terminal Server versus other available solutions. You also will likely face the challenge of integrating server-based technology solutions together using portal and web development technologies.

Although many of the short topics that follow, such as Java and ActiveX, are not thin client solutions in themselves, they are the prevalent tools used today for building the Tier 3 client piece of three-tier, server-based ...

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