[AusNOG] [off-topic] Computer off, save power...simple stuff.
mmc at mmc.com.au
Sun Mar 11 13:25:20 EST 2012
On 09/03/2012, at 3:18 PM, Kai wrote:
> If we all turned off when we're not using out gear, we could save a lot of power!
Article means that the saving in power for this added complexity is $29/desktop/year! Which is fairly small compared to the employee cost! (Assuming 6000 desktops from the article).
I kind of feel that they maybe solving the wrong problem - is this an example of where traditional fixed desktops should be ditched for thin client with the desktop running on a VM cluster in a much more efficient way? Especially if they're saying in the article that their fleet of desktops were really only active for 3hrs/day!
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