One of the main reasons for the growing interest in desktop virtualization is the potential for huge energy savings over time. While a typical PC uses about 110 watts of power, Wyse thin clients use 7 to 15 watts, and the NComputing X series uses just 1 watt.
NComputing CEO Stephen Dukker estimates the energy savings at 75 percent, per student, compared with a traditional PC. And because the devices don't generate heat, "you don't need to run air conditioning as you would in a computer lab with 30 PCs," he says. What's more, NComputing technology is eligible for rebates from...
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