Types of Thin Clients

Zero Client

Connects to remote desktop servers or shared PCs.

RDPVNCX11Citrix ICA

Cloud Client

Connects to web servers to access browser based applications.

Mozilla FirefoxGoogle ChromeOperaAdobe Flash

Runs Java and .NET applications locally.

Java.NET

Virtualisation Client

Connects to virtualised servers in the data center or cloud.

Best suited for schools, government bodies, industries and small businesses.

SchoolsGovernmentIndustrySmall Business
Best suited for higher education, corporates, railways and roadways, and police.

EducationCorporatesRailways and RoadwaysPolice
Best suited for organisations in the field of technology, banking, finance, insurance, healthcare and legal services.

TechnologyBFSIHealthcareLegal
  • Graphics Performance 50% 50%
  • Power Consumption 33% 33%
  • Overall Performance 50% 50%
  • Graphics 100% 100%
  • Power Consumption 100% 100%
  • Overall Performance 100% 100%
  • Graphics Performance 75% 75%
  • Power Consumption 50% 50%
  • Overall Performance 80% 80%
No locally installed software.
Locally installed office software allows standalone operation.

PresentationWord ProcessorSpreadsheetSkypeVideo Player
No locally installed software.
No local storage possible. USB drive access is optional.
No USB Drives
Data can be stored locally or on the cloud using Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.

USB DriveLocal StorageDropboxGoogle Drive
No local storage possible. USB drive access is optional.
No USB Drives
Network printing supported. Local printers not supported.

Network PrintingNo Local Printing
Both Network and local printing supported.

Network PrintingLocal Printing
Network printing supported. Local printers not supported.

Network PrintingNo Local Printing