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Web Client Applications: the Next Wave in Computing

A true merger of the desktop and the Internet, Smart Clients are viewed by many to represent the next major wave in computing platforms. "Smart Clients" combine the usability of Microsoft Office applications with the centralized deployment, security and connectivity of the Internet. Smart Clients are a logical progression of the benefits pioneered by previous waves of computing platforms over the past several decades. The Smart Client approach takes the best capabilities from each previous generation of computing platforms, and leaves behind the cost!
Mainframe Client/Server Browser Smart Client
Centralized I/T Control Yes Yes Yes Yes
Power & Ease of Use No Yes No Yes
Ubiquitous Access No No Yes Yes
PCA is blazing the Smart Client trail with the Microsoft .NET platform. Both Forrester & Gartner Group are rapidly gaining an understanding of how Smart Clients benefit large and small businesses. The PCA Smart Client Platform allows you to deliver robust business solutions using the Internet as your worldwide LAN with full Client-Server functionality, today.
Smart Clients: Next Wave in Computing