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Tool: How Much Does a Rich Client Cost?

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2003-03-14 Print this article Print

We're not talking about wealthy Internet customers here. Rich clients are part of a new type of application that gives greater responsibility and functionality to the Web browser.

XLS DownloadBrowser-based applications make sense because of lower software licensing and maintenance fees. But most corporate applications can't be duplicated well in a browser. Rich clients could change that. This calculator puts together the costs for a company that is considering moving to rich clients for its intranet and for certain corporate client-server applications. Fill in the white cells and your total cost will be calculated at the bottom of this tool.

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