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By the end of fiscal 2010, officials replaced 8,187 standard desktop computers with thin clients. They said it saves 630,399 kilowatt hours annually and 422.7 tons of carbon dioxide emissions.
Study shows IGEL thin clients and VMware View™ or Citrix XenApp™ / XenDesktop™ lowers global warming potential by up to 63% compared to traditional PCs
CIO for Dell Robin Johnson explains the logic in monitoring/seeing energy bills.
OA thin client system, with no operating system at all, could cut desktop costs, according to desktop virtualisation vendor NComputing - and they could also help connect up the developing world. Green IT.
Saint Vincent's has virtualized more than 600 desktops so far, said Chris Hansen, the system architect for the hospital network. Eventually, it will replace all 5,000 desktop PCs with thin-client devices.
Pano Logic supplies the thin clients. The OSes -- all Windows XP at present -- are streamed from a VMware ESX virtualization platform.
Food Lion showcases first energy-efficient store in South Carolina. It doesn't call out any IT factors but still a good list.
Helpful quick and simple XLS for calculating energy savings for computing terminals. Quick power calculator
Wyse and VMware and Denver RTD - RTD estimates $54,500 in energy savings per year from its thin clients. In fact, energy savings alone will pay for the thin client implementation in as little as four years.
NEC LCD Technologies to Expand Lineup of LCD Modules Featuring White LED Backlight Systems for Industrial Applications. 15" LCDs as low as 11W is pretty cool stuff.
Turning off PCs during periods of inactivity can save companies a substantial sum. In fact, Energy Star estimates organizations can save from $25 to $75 per PC per year with PC power management. Those savings can add up quickly. According to a recent report by Forrester titled "How Much Money Are Your Idle PCs Wasting?"
"Applications are being further developed to take better advantage of this and the next generation PoE standards, which will raise available wattage from 15W to 30W. New applications include thin client computers with low-energy white LED screens.
|Much interest recently in the advantages of thin client over conventional client. Power consumption is one of those areas. Thinclient.org takes a look and here are some preliminary thoughts. Picture is of RBT units from BosaNova that use 7 watts..|
ST. LOUIS, April 22, 2008 -- Enterprise Rent-a-Car will finish switching out PCs for thin client terminals in its rental locations this summer to streamline car rental transactions and slash emissions and energy consumption.
From InfoWorld -- Lower energy bills, longer lifecycle boost thin client's green appeal
|VIA announced today ULV VIA Eden at 500mhz with idle power of just over 0.1 watt.|
In the middle of researching power and energy consumption for variety of thin-client, PCs, panel-PCs, large format LCDs and mini/nano ITX motherboards. Pretty interesting stuff overall.