Many businesses may not realize that traditional desktop computers are a big energy drain and continuing to use them could mean your company is contributing to the global carbon footprint.
The IT industry is responsible for 2% of greenhouse gas emissions. This is equivalent to the emissions of all the cars in Europe.
The average business PC consumes 300 watts of power and operates for 8 hours a day, 5 days per week, 52 weeks of the year.
That's 2,080 operating hours per year and 624-kilowatt hours of electricity consumed.
In WA, each kilowatt-hour of electricity consumed generates 0.72kg of carbon dioxide greenhouse gases. That's 449kg of CO2 per PC each year!
Switching your business to a cloud pc solution like OpenDesk and thin terminals can significantly reduce your business carbon footprint while saving you money and delivering a better more flexible and secure IT solution.
With a cloud pc solution, you can use low-cost thin terminals instead of old desktop computers.
The thin terminals consume a mere fifteen watts of power, saving 592kWh of electricity and 428kg of CO2 per year!
This is a win-win for the environment and your bottom line.
Not only do you save 428kg of CO2 but you also save around $167 in electricity consumption per PC moved to the cloud.