eWeek: Letting Go of Old Hardware

My spin Very insightful article.
News Clip: It’s no secret. Reality today in IT looks like this: lowering costs, reducing spending and if you must spend money, spending it on things that have measurable value. Those goals are laudable, yet one of the most common practices is one of the most shortsighted and potentially costly: delaying replacement of servers and PCs. While delay offers the benefit of reducing capital expenditures or out-of-pocket costs for system leases, there are many real, less obvious costs in dealing with older machines. These costs include soft- and hard-dollar items that aren’t always considered during the upgrade decision process.(full story)