This is a good thing for financial institutions. Where most programs are now becoming browser based, the processing power of a PC are not needed at the desktop level. We use HP thin clients at most stations. We have redundant servers, communication lines, and locations.
This setup has reduced our power consumption, management time, and has reduced network traffic. Since only a screenshot is being sent across the network (and many times only a partial screenshot), the size of the data going through the network is less.
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