Explain the meaning of the following terms Downsizing and Cyber-cafe.

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(i) Downsizing
This refers to the process of transferring applications from large computers to smaller ones
e.g. from a mainframe environment to a client/server network with many personal computers. Client/server computing refers to a model for computing that splits processing between ―clients‖ and ―servers‖ on a network, assigning functions to the machine most able to perform the function.
(ii) Cyber-café

This refers to a facility which enables an individual to access services related to computing and communication such as browsing the internet, printing, word-processing, photocopying, CD writing and faxing at a cost.

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