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The Benefits of a Thin Client

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The Benefits of a Thin Client

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Benefits of Using Thin Clients
There are many thin client benefits for different enterprises and their IT infrastructure. IT departments are migrating to unique platforms to centralize business through today’s virtual desktop technologies.

1) Cost Savings
Thin Clients Reduce Multiple Costs:
IT support costs
Upfront purchasing costs
Capital costs
Use of space in data center
Licensing costs
Total administration and operating cost reduction up to 70%
Reduces Energy Bill by 97% [, Information Technology Group]
Thin clients consume an average of 8-20 watts compared to a 150 watt PC
This reduces carbon footprint
Cost savings from electricity can be reinvested
2) Simplified Management
The Benefits of Thin Client Management are:
All software and hardware upgrades, security policies, application changes, etc. can be made in the data center
IT personnel are not required (as they are with PCs) to fix individual problems at the end user desktop location
Less downtime, increasing productivity amongst End Users and IT personnel
Centralized and simplified back up of desktops, laptops, and other client access devices
3) Enhanced Security
The Benefits of Thin Client Security Include:
Thin clients are protected from the use of unauthorized software or the introduction of viruses
Data cannot be copied to a disk or saved to any other location than the server
Centralized processing makes it easy to manage and monitor the system
Simplify security, protect intellectual property, ensure data privacy
4) Increased Productivity
Systems can be Virtually Preconfigured, Packaged and Put into Operation in Minutes
Quickens setup and enables flexibility, without needing a specialist staff
Productivity can increase, while standard PCs have long repair times that cause delays and higher costs
Access the same apps and data from virtually anywhere
By creating a dynamic and flexible IT environment with thin clients, IT departments worldwide are simplifying their IT infrastructures.

Thin Clients can be a valuable technology platform and solves several business problems. They increase device usage flexibility since the user can access their virtual desktop from their home PC, tablet, or Smartphone creating a more secure platform.

Author: reeditsolution

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