TITLE

Organic IT replaces client/server

AUTHOR(S)
Saran, Cliff
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;5/27/2003, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The client/server model was designed to give users greater flexibility and ease IT management by offering users what the industry said would be a viable alternative to mainframe computing. Most people now agree the client/server approach failed, and Forrester Research Inc. has a new model: organic IT. If organic IT succeeds, you will never need to buy expensive hardware up front, instead waiting until you need the extra power or headroom it offers. Suppliers need users to buy this hardware to recoup the cost of research and development work they have undertaken in creating such products.
ACCESSION #
10138310

 

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