Desktop Virtualization and Green Computing Solutions

  • Shalabh Agarwal
  • Asoke Nath
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 236)


Greecomputing is now more than just being environmentally responsible. It is also the exercise of utilizing optimal IT resources in a more efficient way. It is realized by the computer professionals and also by the Scientists that one of the key enablers of Green computing is virtualisation. Virtual computing and management will enable toward environmentally sustainable ICT infrastructure. The desktop virtualisation enables to utilise the untapped processing power of today’s high-power PCs and storage devices. The same or improved performance can be delivered with reduced operating expenses, a smaller carbon footprint and significantly curtailed greenhouse gas emissions. In this work the authors have made a complete study on Desktop virtualisation, Thin client architecture, and its role in Green computing.


Green computing Virtualisation ICT Greenhouse gas Thin client 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Xavier’s College [Autonomous]KolkataIndia

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