Thin Client FAQs

Thin Client FAQs

1) What is a Thin Client?

A thin client is a small, centrally managed device with no hard drive. Thin clients are used as a PC replacement technology to help customers immediately access any virtual desktop or virtualized application. Thin clients provide businesses a cost-effective way to create a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).

2) Why Should I Switch to Thin Clients?

A few of the Main Benefits of Thin Client Computing are:

  • Increased Security
  • Centralized Management
  • Lower Total Cost of Ownership
  • Reduced Energy Consumption


3) Who is Your Customer Base?

ThinPC has thousands of thin client customers in a variety of industries. We serve customers in the healthcare, education, government, financial services, manufacturing, and other “thin client industries.” No matter your industry or the size of your organization, thin client solutions are playing a role to meet the needs of IT and businesses.


What Type of Thin Client Solutions Do You Offer?

ThinPC partners with leading manufacturer to create complete thin client hardware solutions embedded with our thin client software for your desktop virtualization and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).


5) What Other Companies Do You Partner With?

We work with leading manufacturing partners to constantly enhance our market position by focusing on cutting-edge thin client technologies.

ThinPC also partners with the world’s top technology innovators such as Citrix, VMware, Microsoft and others to deliver customers the knowledge, expertise, and complete thin client software and hardware solutions.


6) What is Desktop Virtualization and How Can It Help Me?

As a general explanation, desktop virtualization involves separating the physical location of a client device from its logical interface, allowing end users to access their data and applications from anywhere.


A user interacts with a virtual desktop in the same way they would use a physical desktop. Desktop virtualization lets users remotely log in to access your desktop from any location.

The Main Benefits Desktop Virtualization Offers are:

  • Cost Savings
  • Simplified Management
  • Enhanced Security
  • Increased Productivity


7) How Much Energy Do Thin Clients Consume?

Thin clients on average consume only 8-10 watts, compared to 150 watts for PCs.


8) Why Purchase Thin Clients with ThinPC Software?

To name a few reasons; cost, performance, dynamic hardware designs, and advance thin client management software suite. Our advanced thin client software capabilities provide businesses with greater security, enhanced manageability, and improved reliability at a lower cost for their virtual desktop environment.