First Advisor

Likarish, Daniel M.

College

College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

MS Systems Engineering

School

School of Computer & Information Science

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

45 pages

Abstract

In a multi-desktop environment, where users are required to access separate desktops to use different systems due to security requirements, the redundant desktop computers present a gross inefficiency in relation to power consumption even if each individual system is thoroughly examined and overhauled for energy efficiency. Several organizations require the use of separate networks and computer systems to perform different functions or access different data. The separation of networks is often the consequence of the need for security between the information and data on each individual system. The military is an excellent example of this situation. The need to separate classified, secret, and top-secret information has resulted in the need for access to several separate networks. This case study will measure the power savings through consolidating multiple desktop computers into one multi-level security client.

Date of Award

Spring 2010

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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