What is rich client? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Network administration glossary:

A rich client is a networked computer that has some resources installed locally but also depends on other resources distributed over the network. The rich client's configuration is somewhere between that of a thin client, which relies largely upon network-distributed resources, and a fat client which has most resources installed locally.

This was last updated in January 2006
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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