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Re: [seul-edu] thin clients using Linux in the classroom?
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Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Oct 2002, Dennis Daniels wrote:
>>To outfit a room with 30 thin client stations cost about 12K$. That's
>>not including the service fees for maintaining the server and access to
>>the databases. Ostensibly, the costs would be much lower if the package
>>did not include proprietary licensed apps.
> That sounds like a fair price (at around $400 each) if this includes
> decent hardware and monitor for each client (using Citrix).
Microtel can supply a diskless workstation with monitor for $250
in quantities of 50. (I specified 17" monitor, I think that's
what the quote covered.) $400 is sounding a little pricy!