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Distributed Computing Architecture

Mine sensor wins innovation award

A system pioneering the use of wireless sensor networks to improve coal-mine safety has won the Best Innovation and Research division at the Hong Kong Information Communication Technology Awards.

Wednesday, 30 January, 2008, 12:00am

CLP adopts client/server technology

The increasing popularity of distributed computing is causing some problems for organisations that still want to access their mainframe applications from client/server networks. One company that has found a way through this problem is China Light and Power (CLP).

25 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Popular model helps meet most user needs

BUSINESSES everywhere, particularly in the hi-tech industry, are under mounting pressure from rivals and are changing their power to react.

The winners are those who are able to provide more and better information faster.

Over the years, computing technology has been evolving to support these needs.

27 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Leap forward hits snags

THE on-going migration to client/server platforms is the most significant architectural shift the industry has seen since the adoption of IBM's 360 mainframe systems starting in the early 1960s, according to a report by management consultants McKinsey and Company.

11 Jan 1994 - 12:00am