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Hospital Authority, Hong Kong, P.R.C.
The Hong Kong Hospital Authority wanted to switch from client/server to multi-tier distributed computing architecture in order to better accommodate planned use of network computers.
- Kowloon-Canton Railway
The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) is a world leader in providing quality transport and related services on a commercial basis. Operating in Hong Kong, with services into China, more than 1,300,000 passengers a day benefit from KCRC's operations. The distributed network allows KCRC to maintain central control of the ticketing inventory while giving any number of ticket vendors access to the system. The previous through-train ticketing system was a manual process.
- Ontario Workers
Like many large organizations, the Workers Compensation Board (WCB) in Ontario, Canada, found itself entering the decade with a mountain of legacy mainframe databases that couldn't share information with each other.
Barclaycard wanted its customers to be able to access account details and other services through the customers' preferred medium. This could be via a Customer Service Agent, the Internet, an automatic voice response system, or via a mobile 'phone. New applications were required to provide such capability.