THIN CLIENT COMPUTER LAB SETUP:
Designing a Computer Lab Setup With Thin Client or design you IT Hardware setup in your organization is quite tough job. While designing a Computer lab With Thin Client setup many points to be taken into consideration like Which operating system are going to use, Which application software are going to use on system, printing volume, Capital cost investment & maintenance require during the period.
SETUP WITH THIN CLIENT:
Designing a computer Lab with thin client system
1 standard i3 based computer system cost Rs.30500/-
1 Thin client with Monitor & keyboard cost Rs.13500/-
20 Thin client with Monitor & Keyboard Cost=13500 x 20 = Rs.270000/-
Total Cost = Rs.300500/-
Cost Saving 65% to 70%
SETUP WITH TRADITIONAL DESKTOP:
Designing a computer Lab having 20 computers.
1 standard computer cost Rs.22500/- each.
20 Computer Cost ?
225500 x 20 = 450000/-
COST SAVING WITH THIN CLIENT 65% TO 70%
1 thin client power consumption 5 Watts +1 Led Monitor Consumption 35 Watts , Total Power consumption = 40 Watts.
Total Power consumption =40×20 =800 watts.
1 Computer power consumption 150 Watts +1 Led Monitor Consumption 35 Watts , Total Power consumption = 185 Watts.
Total Power consumption =185 x 20 =3700 watts
ELECTRICITY COST SAVING 70% TO 80%
Thin client is fan less device , no moving parts , Low power consumption device which is not having wear & tear, thin client simply connected to server system, so no maintenance required for Thin client system.
Computer is a set of CPU, fan Ram HDD Smps which requires maintenance as operating system is loaded on pc antivirus is also needed so the maintenance cost is high.
SAVING ON MAINTENANCE COST 70%:
Like above main benefits their are other benefits like space consumption , Thin client can be easily mount on back of monitor.
Reduce the licensing cost even you don’t have to purchase separate anti virus for thin client.
Low power consumption which enable the green pc concept & reduces the carbon footprint.
In consideration with above benefits Thin Client is better option while setting up your IT Lab or Your Organization’s IT computer lab.