A growing number of banks are using hybrid systems that employ elements of both client/server and mainframe computer architectures.

Client/server configurations, which consist of groups of personal computers that communicate and share processing tasks through a hub PC called a server, have become popular in banking because they often are cheaper to operate and upgrade than mainframe and midrange systems.

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