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```					         ALL PC Setup
No of Pcs      Power rating/PC Total power KVA Rating
1000              140    140000         175

NComputing setup
Qty       Components Power rating/PC Total power KVA Rating
100 PC                      140      14000       17.5
900 L Series NC               5       4500      5.625
23.125
NComputing Cost and Environmental Impact Calculator
Please fill in the boxes below with data that reflect your environment. Use local currency if applicable.

QUESTIONS
How many seats (users) do you plan to deploy? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………                                                                  1,000
How much do you pay for a PC (including the monitor, keyboard, and mouse)?.............................................................           INR 23,000
A 5-year same-day service contract for a PC costs about \$250. How much do you pay?................................................                  INR 3,000
Average PCs consume at least 110 watts. How much will your PCs consume? ……………………………………………………………                                                           140
How many hours per day will the systems be used? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………                                                                    10
How many days per year will the systems used? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………                                                                    365
The average electricity rate in the USA is US\$.15 per kWh. What is your cost/kWh (varies highly around world)?                                          INR 7
With NComputing, how many total users will be connected to a shared PC? ………………………………………………………………..                                                         10
Then you need this many shared PCs:                                                                                                              100
And this many NComputing access devices:                                                                                                         900
What is the cost of each NComputing acccess device (not the kit price, but the per-device price)?..........................                         INR 8,500
Each access device needs a monitor. If you don’t already have them, how much will each monitor cost?.................                               INR 6,300

Each access device needs a keyboard & mouse. If you don’t already have them, how much will each set cost?.........                                   INR 600

NComputing X-series access devices use 1 watt; the L-series use 5 watts. Fill in your likely choice………………………….                                              5

RESULTS
ACQUISITION COST COMPARISON
Acquisition cost of an all-PC deployment (no NComputing)                                                                                       INR 23,000,000
Acquisition cost of an NComputing deployment consists of:
1) Shared PCs                                                                                                                          INR 2,300,000
2) Access devices                                                                                                                      INR 7,650,000
3) Extra monitors                                                                                                                      INR 5,670,000
4) Extra keyboards & monitors                                                                                                            INR 540,000
Total acquisition cost of an NComputing deployment (including shared PCs):                                                             INR 16,160,000

You save this much with NComputing:       INR 6,840,000
Which is a savings of:              30%

ANNUAL ENERGY COST COMPARISON
Energy consumption of an all-PC (no NComputing) deployment in kilowatt hours                                                                           511,000
Energy cost of an all-PC solution                                                                                                               INR 3,577,000
Energy consumption of an NComputing deployment (including shared PCs) in kilowatt hours                                                                 67,525
Energy cost of the NComputing deployment (including shared PCs)                                                                                   INR 472,675
Reduction in energy consumption in kilowatts hours                                                                                                     443,475
Reduction in energy consumption (compared to all-PC):                                  87%
Annual electrical cost savings when NComputing is deployed:                       INR 3,104,325
5-YEAR SUPPORT COST COMPARISON

Hardware Maintenance
Same-day service for an all-PC solution would cost                                                                             INR 3,000,000
Same-day service for the shared PCs for an NComputing deployment                                                                 INR 300,000
NComputing devices rarely break (no moving parts; no fans). Cost of one spare access device per 300                                 INR 25,500
Total cost of same-day service for NComputing deployment                                                                           INR 325,500
You will save this much on maintenance with NComputing:             INR 2,674,500
Which is a savings of:                  89%

Electricity
Electricity cost for an all-PC solution                                                                                      INR 17,885,000
Electricity cost for an NComputing deployment                                                                                 INR 2,363,375
For a five-year savings of                                                                                                   INR 15,521,625
Electricity savings alone will pay for your NComputing devices in this many months:                  30

TOTAL 5-YEAR COST OF OPERATION
All PC solution (no NComputing)                                                                                              INR 43,885,000
NComputing solution                                                                                                          INR 18,848,875
You will save this much over 5 years:    INR 25,036,125
Which is a 5-year cost reduction of this much:               57%

6th-Year Costs (assuming PCs have a 5 year life and are replaced)
Cost to replace PCs in an all-PC solution                                                                                    INR 23,000,000
Cost to replace the shared PCs in an NComputing solution                                                                      INR 2,300,000
You will save this much in PC replacement costs in year 6:   INR 20,700,000

TOTAL SIX-YEAR COSTS FOR AN ALL-PC SOLUTION                                                                                         INR 66,885,000
TOTAL SIX-YEAR COSTS FOR AN NCOMPUTING SOLUTION                                                                                     INR 21,148,875
You will save this much over 6 years:    INR 45,736,125
Which is a 6-year cost reduction of this much:               68%

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF DEPLOYING NCOMPUTING (5 YEAR)
Equivalent gallons (U.S.) of gasoline saved                                                                                          60,534
Equivalent metric tons of coal saved                                                                                                    273
Reduced metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions                                                                                       1,730
Equivalent number of trees planted (to offset CO 2 emissions)                                                                         8,315
Metric tons of e-waste saved upon disposal                                                                                             8.50

Conversion factors, specifications, and sources
Gallons (U.S.) of gasoline/petrol equivalent per 1000 kWh (source: onlineconversion.com/energy/html)                                          27.3
Metric tons of coal equivalent in 1,000 kWh (source: www.onlineconversion.com/energy)                                                        0.123
Metric tons of CO2 per 1000 kWh (source: www.epa.gov/cleanenergy/energy-resources/calculator.html                                             0.78
# of trees grown for 10 yrs per 1000 kWh (source: www.epa.gov/cleanenergy/energy-resources/calculator.html)                                   3.75
Weight of typical PC in kg                                                                                                                     9.6
Weight of NComputing access device in kg                                                                                                     0.154
USA average electricity cost from US Federal Govt. See http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/electricity/epm/table5_6_a.html
Monitor electrical usage will be same in both scenarios, so is not included in the model.
Results will vary with deployment scenario and is not guaranteed.

Version 2.2
Acquisition Cost is 30% Lower                                                                            Energy Cost is 87% Lower

INR 25,000,000                                                                                       4,000,000
3,500,000

Acquisition Cost
INR 20,000,000
3,000,000

Energy Cost
INR 15,000,000                                                                                       2,500,000
2,000,000
INR 10,000,000                                                                                       1,500,000
1,000,000
INR 5,000,000
500,000
INR 0                                                                                              0
All-PC               NComputing incl. shared                                                   All-PC               NComputing incl. shared PCs
PCs
Solution Type                                                                                    Solution Type

5 Year Cost is 57% Lower                                                                                6 Year Cost is 68% Lower

INR 50,000,000                                                                                     INR 80,000,000
INR 45,000,000                                                                                     INR 70,000,000
INR 40,000,000
INR 60,000,000
INR 35,000,000

Cost (6 yr)
INR 30,000,000                                                                                     INR 50,000,000

Cost
INR 25,000,000                                                                                     INR 40,000,000
INR 20,000,000                                                                                     INR 30,000,000
INR 15,000,000
INR 20,000,000
INR 10,000,000
INR 5,000,000                                                                                     INR 10,000,000
INR 0                                                                                              INR 0
All-PC               NComputing incl. shared                                                        All-PC              NComputing incl. shared
PCs                                                                                                PCs
Solution Type                                                                                      Solution Type

Equivalent Gasoline Usage (5 yrs)                                                                        Equivalent Coal Usage (5 yrs)

80000                                                                                                350
70000
300
Gasoline (U.S. gallons)

60000
250

Metric Tons
50000
200
40000
150
30000

20000                                                                                                100

10000                                                                                                 50

0                                                                                                 0
All PC                     NComputing incl. shared PCs                                              All PC                  NComputing incl. shared PCs
Solution Type                                                                                      Solution Type

Carbon Dioxide Emissions (5 yrs)                                                                            e-Waste Comparison

2,500                                                                                               12.0

2,000                                                                                               10.0
Metric Tons

Metric Tons

8.0
1,500
6.0
1,000
4.0
500
2.0

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All PC                     NComputing incl. shared PCs                                              All PC                  NComputing incl. shared PCs
Solution Type                                                                                  Solution Type

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