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Setting Up Thin Client

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#1 mikekamrud


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:00 AM

I am in an education setting and we have around 175 computers that we would like to switch from fat clients to thin clients. The problem is that my knowledge in this area is very limited. I would just like to get an idea of what I am up against. We have 22 sites (off campus) that are not networked currently to us. They are on and intranet and can only go to one URL and it is that of the website we use to communicate with them. What kind of an undertaking would it be to have them all thin clients and pointed to our server at the office? I have looked at the cost of thin clients and we could get them for around $250 per machine. My biggest question is what the cost and work would be to have a server at the main office that can handle all 175 computers at once? I am thinking about bringing this to the school board when I have gathered enough information, so any information you can give me is appreciated. Thanks.

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#2 jkostar


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:15 AM


This would be a project requiring a lot of work. Do you have any on site I.T. staff? If not, I would HIGHLY recommend obtaining some professional assistance with this. If you are interested, please send me a personal message, and I can get you in contact with the company I work for, and we would be happy to help you with this issue, we have set up numerous schools and other clients with this set up previously.




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