When Calvin Christian School recently embarked on a quest to update the 30 computers in its lab, it discovered a way to spend a third of what it would cost to replace the machines.
Thin-client technology allows the computers to be used as a screen, mouse and keyboard that runs applications remotely on a thin client server.
The school purchased a server for the thin clients and an updated video card for the PCs.
The server is running on the free open source Ubuntu operating system, saving money that would have been needed for software.
Click here to read more in an article by teacher Audrey Benjamins.