Go Green Innovation Award

The Go Green innovation award recognizes companies who have demonstrated leadership by utilizing information technology solutions that support sustainable initiatives. NComputing's solutions are not only helping organizations expand their computing footprint, they are enabling them to do so while decreasing their carbon footprint by reducing e-waste materials in their environment. Not only does it feel good to be good to the environment, real savings are to be had for your green choices, resulting in a giant boost in efficiency and productivity as well as reduced computer, operational, and energy costs.

Featured Go Green Innovation Award Winner

Government of Puerto Rico

The governor of Puerto Rico was singled out for the island’s deployment of NComputing devices that are used with the Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 operating system. The island’s overall initiative is to provide all students and citizens Internet access in all public schools in each municipality, as well as the opening of free Internet cafes around the island, which includes over 200 schools and Internet centers in 78 municipalities.
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Nominate a Green IT Project

To nominate an organization or project for the Go Green Award, send an email highlighting the information requested below to gogreenaward@ncomputing.com.

  • Name of Organization
  • Industry
  • Number of Employees
  • 200 words or less describing the challenges faced and the impact NComputing's solutions have had on enhancing/achieving their IT Green initiatives.

One winner is announced each quarter and will receive an NComputing desktop virtualization client device of their choice, the opportunity for joint marketing communications (press release, webinar, etc.) as well as the opportunity to create a case study documenting their success.

Past Go Green Award Recipients

2012 Recipients

Government of Puerto Rico

The governor of Puerto Rico was singled out for the island’s deployment of NComputing devices that are used with the Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 operating system. The island’s overall initiative is to provide all students and citizens Internet access in all public schools in each municipality, as well as the opening of free Internet cafes around the island, which includes over 200 schools and Internet centers in 78 municipalities.

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2011 Recipients

Center of Excellence, India

The Center of Excellence has deployed over 100 NComputing thin clients in training labs for the Government of Bihar. Benefits include 56% savings in energy consumption and significant reduction in cost and time spent on maintenance repairs.

Flaman Group of Companies, Canada

The deployment of NComputing's L300 thin clients has resulted in significant electricity savings, reduced maintenance costs, and most importantly has given Flaman Group of Companies the ability to support multiple office locations from a centralized management site.
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Institute of Advanced Technology, Kenya

NComputing's virtual desktop solutions have proven to be compatible with the existing IT infrastructure and classroom orientations, allowing IAT to re-use and extend the life span of their existing PC desktops while not incurring new hardware capitalization costs.
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Richmond Public Schools, Virginia

Over 1000 NComputing thin clients were deployed across the district allowing RPS to replace PC desktops in the Junior High and High School classrooms and upgrade computer labs all while reducing e-waste and energy consumption. The extended use of green desktop virtualization technology has created a more engaged and innovative learning environment for both the students and teachers.

Indian Creek School District, Ohio

With the deployment of more than 500 virtual desktops, Indian Creek was able to upgrade computer labs and replace or extend classroom computers in every elementary school in the district. Four times as many classroom workstations have been provided for the same money at a fraction of the support costs, significantly reducing e-waste, energy consumption and maintenance costs.
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The Education Volunteers Foundation of Turkey, Istanbul

Since the deployment of NComputing‘s desktop virtualization solution, TEGV has calculated a 77% reduction in energy consumption, simultaneously cutting costs and achieving environmental goals. The extended use of green technologies is driving awareness to their students regarding the benefits derived from an eco-friendly lab.
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Amity University, India

NComputing virtual desktops have provided Amity University with a flexible and cost effective solution addressing their network efficiency, maintenance, and energy costs of running multiple workstations. Because of this success, Amity University has plans to replace all outdated and obsolete PC desktops with NComputing thin client devices.

North Kingtown School District, Rhode Island

NComputing virtual desktops have provided North Kingstown School District with a solution to address its infrastructure challenges providing ease of management and significant savings in operating and capital expenses. In addition, the reduction in energy consumption has reduced the heat and noise, keeping rooms cool without the need for additional air conditioning.

Zubabox – Computer Aid International

Computer Aid chose NComputing to provide low-power equipment that was compatible with solar power as a solution to the inherent infrastructure challenges Zambia faces. Computer Aid International, in conjunction with NComputing has begun expanding their initiative and establishing partnerships with developmental organizations, governments, schools, and universities to provide more communities across the region with affordable low-energy Internet and IT access.
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2010 Recipients

Esenler Municipality

Esenler Municipality demonstrated leadership by developing unique and creative information technology solutions supporting sustainable initiatives.
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Arctic Slope Native Association

ASNA provided a cost-effective solution that addresses network efficiency, security, and energy costs while running multiple workstations.
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Hickman County Schools

Since 2007, Hickman County Schools has reduced their computer footprint by over 50% with the use of NComputing virtual desktops.

Southwest Jefferson County schools

Southwest Jefferson County Schools have achieved tremendous cost savings, reduced computer disposal, and green transformation with the use of NComputing virtual desktops.
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Santa Ana City College

Santa Ana Colleges’ “Green Lab” is a computer lab constructed by Santa Ana students using NComputing desktop virtualization technology.
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