Are PoE Thin Clients & PoE Zero Clients Beneficial in the VDI World?

Power Over Ethernet (PoE) offers the ability to operate devices, like PoE Thin Clients or PoE Zero Clients, through an electrical current carried by data cables instead of power cords plugged into electrical outlets. It is a technology connection for wired local area networks (LANs) via cable; PoE can combine and transmit both data and electricity via an Ethernet cable.


Advantages of “Power Over Ethernet

No Outlets! Locate a device nearly anywhere; no electrical outlets required.

A PoE Thin Client or PoE Zero Client is not bound by location. You don’t need an electrical outlet… so, location is wherever you want to connect and run a device. Ceilings, outdoors, or simply across the hall in the office where there may not be an outlet… require no electricians, no outlets, no power strips, no hassle. Not to mention, they are quite efficient for moving and relocation.

Run Longer in an Electrical Outage! Easy to maintain devices; operate with utility power.

With Power Over Ethernet, electricity is flowing via a simple, convenient, uncluttered Ethernet cable connection. PoE Thin Clients and PoE Zero Clients provide flexibility as they are easy to maintain. These powered devices are remotely restarted and managed. Should power go out, they will stay up and running if your UPS system (aka battery back-up) that your network switch is on, is charged up.

Think Green! You may actually save money; your VDI environment will be cleaner.

Although some initial spending may occur with a PoE transition, ultimately… your number of wires and related costs for wiring/networking are going to decrease, saving you time and potentially money in the long run. With less power consumption, your VDI environment will be more green; more clean. No need to install power cables and more cubes in large case-use settings, which also leads to less set-up time.

Why Consider PoE Thin Clients & PoE Zero Clients for VDI?

  • Smaller devices with smaller footprints
  • Centralized device management
  • Easy to install and move about
  • Power up and maintain almost anywhere
  • Less power consumption
  • Incredible performance
  • Uncomplicated, user-friendly, effective

The 10ZiG V1200-P PoE Zero Client (Tera2 PCoIP Portal Processor)

With PoE Thin Clients and PoE Zero Clients, you have the option to choose to run these devices with traditional power or PoE. The 10ZiG next-generation Tera2 PCoIP Zero Client, the V1200-P, comes with PoE capability. This PoE Zero Client delivers high-performance, security, and manageability on PCoIP hosted desktops for VMware View®, PCoIP remote workstations.

John Bauman, Systems Administrator with Clark County District Attorney, Family Support Division and 10ZiG customer recently completed a POC with the 10ZiG PoE Zero Client V1200-P, where he stated “The greatest benefits of switching to 10ZiG (from Dell Wyse) are convenience, simplicity, cost savings, and flexibility.” Read the full customer story here.

The 10ZiG Quad Core 4K PoE Thin Client & PoE Zero Client 5900q Series

10ZiG’s 5900q PoE Thin Client & PoE Zero Client Series with exceptional 3-monitor 4KUHD support and innovative touch technology also has a PoE module option. These devices work seamlessly with a choice of Win10 IoT, PeakOS™ (Linux) or NOS™ (Zero) for exceptional performance with VMware, Citrix, and other SBC/VDI platforms

About 10ZiG Technology

10ZiG Technology is a world market leader in cutting-edge Thin Clients & Zero Clients. We live and breathe Thin & Zero technology, as it is our sole focus. With a wide range of clients to fit every virtual desktop solution, what sets us apart from the rest is our unsurpassed level of available and reliable customer service, our no-charge 10ZiG Manager Software; our no-registration, instant 3-Year Warranty with Advance Replacement program; and our hassle-free, 30-day Complimentary Demos.