DA 04 - (Discuss the impact of networking and networking...

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DA 4: It seems there are always pendulum swings between various forms of computing platforms every 10  years or so. In the last few years, there has been a move toward “thin” clients and away from powerful  PC/workstations with large local storage, at least in the business sector. What is this phenomenon called? Now why does it make sense to have a more centralized computing architecture?  Explain clearly. 
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Unformatted text preview: (Discuss the impact of networking and networking management.) It makes more sense to have a more centralized computer architecture because there is greater internet speed when dealing with LANs as compared to MANs and WANs. Also, LANs can be private whereas with a WAN, since it is farther away from the source, it can be easily intercepted. WANs also have different protocols from LANs, so they may be more difficult to use by those who are connected to them....
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