A good portion of IT budgets are spent maintaining aging hardware. Energy efficiency, failure rates and potential downtime costs are all ways to justify regular hardware updates
"Data center hardware has a limited useful lifespan and you should periodically replace it instead of waiting for it to fail. Though your manager may not be thrilled with the idea of new hardware investments, there are ways to make a legitimate business case for building a comprehensive technology refresh strategy.
This way, you can have your IT budget go toward new and innovative projects instead of simply maintaining aging hardware..."
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