NComputing Launches 'Green Tech Tips' Twitter Contest

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SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2013) -

  • NComputing Continues Earth Day Celebration by Encouraging Sharing of Green Tech Tips with April 25 Contest Kick Off
  • Public Encouraged to Join Contest for a Chance to Win Great Prizes

NComputing, the leader in accelerating the adoption of desktop virtualization, today announced a fun, new Twitter-powered "Green Tech Tips."

Continue the Earth Day celebration by sharing your best green tech tips in 140 characters or less. Tap into your creative side, your funny bone, or your inner tree hugger and tech nerd, and share your tip on Twitter for the world to see and a chance to win great prizes. The grand prize will be an Amazon Kindle Fire with several additional Amazon gift card prizes awarded.

A panel of judges will select the best entries based on creativity, humor and relevance. There will also be a weekly drawing of submissions for random winners. Best overall entry winners will be announced via Twitter on May 20, 2013.

To participate, simply write and Tweet a green tech tip. All entries must be submitted in English via Twitter to @NComputing, and include the contest hash tag #GreenTechTip. Submitters must also follow @NComputing in order to be considered as a valid contest submission. Cheers to green technology!

To help inspire you, here are a few examples:
Turning my computer off before leaving the office helps to save the planet. @NComputing #GreenTechTip

Plug into the sun! @NComputing #GreenTechTip

Invent a robot that eats carbon emissions. @NComputing #GreenTechTip #robotsFTW

Contest Details
What:
NComputing Launches 'Green Tech Tips' Twitter Contest
When: Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 6:01 a.m. PT through May 17 at 11:59 a.m. PT
Who: Anyone who is on Twitter and follows @NComputing is encouraged to participate
Why: To win great prizes, including Grand Prize of an Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 4G and Amazon gift cards.

For official rules and prizes, please visit: http://bit.ly/10AGduC

NComputing Desktop Virtualization Technology: A Green Choice

NComputing's innovative, environmentally friendly desktop virtualization solutions are transforming the world. It is estimated there will be more than two billion PCs in use by 2015 alone. PCs consume far too much electricity and generate too much e-waste to be considered an eco-friendly solution by today's standards. With a typical PC taking approximately 110 watts to run, it's easy to understand what the Silicon Valley Toxics Commission is saying about e-waste being the fastest growing part of today's waste stream.

If NComputing systems were used at a ratio of six NComputing devices to each PC:

  • Energy use would decline by more than 143 billion kilowatt hours per year;
  • CO2 emissions would decrease by 114 million metric tons -- the equivalent of planting 550 million trees!;
  • E-waste would be reduced by 7.9 million metric tons.

Learn more about NComputing's eco-friendly desktop virtualization solutions at: http://www.ncomputing.com/company/green-computing

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About NComputing
NComputing, Inc. is the leader in accelerating the adoption of desktop virtualization. Removing the barriers through a unique formula of simplicity, performance and value, NComputing's integrated solutions serve global enterprise and mid-market companies in key verticals such as education, healthcare and government. With over 20 million daily users in 140 countries, the company is fueling the adoption of desktop virtualization faster than any other in the world. To learn more, visit http://www.ncomputing.com.

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Contact:
Media Contact
Danielle Salvato-Earl
Kulesa Faul for NComputing
650-340-1982
danielle@kulesafaul.com

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