If you want to save money on your IT system, one way to do so is by getting low-priced computer hardware. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for cheap but old or low-end models. Instead, consider investing in thin or zero clients.
What are thin and zero clients?
Thin clients are stripped-down computers with minimum processing power and memory. They rely on a basic operating system (OS) and a network connection to access a more powerful system where almost all computing processes take place.
Zero clients work the same way. The only difference is that there’s no local storage or OS installed on the device; all the software, storage, and processing power sits on a server until you need it. This setup makes a zero client ideal for cutting costs.
What are the benefits of using thin and zero clients?
Reduced hardware costs
If you want computers with low upfront costs, choose thin and zero clients. Conventional desktops start at $600 per user, while thin clients can go as low as $250 […]