– Wins the Gold in the ‘Green Technology Awards’ category
– Other nominees included companies such as IBM India, Zoho Corporation, HTC Global Services,
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, SAP Labs and SwaaS Systems
NComputing, the leader in client virtualisation solutions, was adjudged the ‘greenest’ technology at the Express IT Awards 2014. With over 300 companies contesting this year, NComputing won the Gold in the ‘Green Technology Awards’ category for its commitment to environment sustainability through technological innovation. Zoho Corporation and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd both won the Silver award in the same category. The other nominees included companies such as IBM India, HTC Global Services, SAP Labs and SwaaS Systems.
The winners were chosen following a stringent selection process led by a panel of globally recognised innovators, corporate heads, academicians and thought-leaders from the IT industry comprising Som Mittal, former President, NASSCOM, Rajan Anandan, VP and MD, Google India, T.V. Mohandas Pai, Chairman of Manipal Global Education, Professor Sadagopan, Director, IIIT- Bangalore and R Chandrasekhar, President NASSCOM.
The Express IT Awards—an initiative of The Financial Express, recognise fresh thinking that creates value. The awards discover, recognise and reward IT initiatives that have enabled businesses to go beyond the ordinary, and also have had a positive impact on the community at large. For years, these awards have served as a benchmark for excellence across IT/ITes sector.
NComputing was adjudged the winner in the ‘Green Technology Awards’ category for providing one of the most novel, green and affordable Desktop Virtualisation solutions that lower desktop computing costs, improve manageability, and reduce both energy consumption and eWaste. By deploying NComputing, organisations can reduce CO2 emission, electricity/power backup costs and eWaste by up to 90% by putting their IT infrastructure to optimum use by repurposing their existing computing assets. The solution is so simple to deploy that post-deployment organisations can manage it easily without increasing their budget or staff.
Monali Handa, Director of Marketing, Asia-Pacific, NComputing, Inc., who received the award in a grand ceremony held recently in Bengaluru, said, “On the strength of its technologically innovative and environment-friendly solutions, NComputing has taken computing to millions of users situated in some of the remotest corners of the country. The results have been very successful for our company, our clients and communities across the globe.”
“With over 1.3 million seats deployed in India in the last 5-6 years alone, NComputing solutions have helped hundreds and thousands of education institutions, businesses, enterprises, governments and non-government organizations in the country to ensure availability of PCs to their stakeholders in one of the most cost and energy efficient manner. The unparalleled price-performance advantage and energy savings that NComputing solutions offer are the key factors behind the company’s success,” she added.
It is noteworthy that while the company made its inception in India in 2008, beginning from ground zero, NComputing grew at an incredible rate with its shipments growing by 62%* in 2013, making it the undisputed leader in desktop virtualisation space with 74.6%* market share. This has been the fifth year in a row that NComputing has retained its leadership position over its traditional rivals in the Indian market. In the Asia-Pacific market too, NComputing continued to retain its leadership position in 2013 with 24.4%*market share. In H1 of 2014, the company deployed 88,489 seats in India. [*IDC Worldwide Enterprise Client Device Tracker 2010-2013]
One of the biggest successes that NComputing has accomplished in India has been through its Government school projects in multiple Indian states. Some of the large-scale implementations made by NComputing in India include 77,465 seats in 15,493 schools across Gujarat; 60,000 seats in 6000 plus Government schools in Andhra Pradesh; another 60,000 seats in Punjab; 58,500 seats in 2622 government schools of Haryana; 18,000 seats across 1800 learning centers of Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL); 31,000 seats in Employees’ State Insurance Corporation of India(ESIC) across 2210 locations in India, and deployment of many lakh devices in over 50,000 government schools.