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When should you upgrade your technology infrastructure?

As a general rule of thumb laptop computers last 3 years on average, desktops 5 and servers 5 or more. This accounts for usability, performance, maintenance, support, software availability, etc. In some cases you are forced to upgrade (in support of a new applications, or a hardware failure) and in others it might just seem like the right time. So how do you know if you are making the right decision?

Deciding how to depreciate your technology and know when the right time to upgrade and/or replace your office infrastructure is no easy task. There are many factors to consider, comparing capital expenses vs. operating expenses. The article “The Cost of Retaining Aging IT Infrastructure” offers a unique perspective that might help you decide for your business.

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Alan Buckwalter
Jefric Consulting, LLC
IT Services and Consulting

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