[SASAG] Hardware Life Cycle Rationale

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Mon Oct 29 22:21:05 PDT 2007

Lean on your hardware vendors. They'll be happy to provide reams of 
documentation to support what you already know: the 10% of the hardware 
in your lab that is ancient and failing takes up about 75% of your 
maintenance effort.


Eric Kahklen wrote:
> In preparation for next years budget, I am pricing out servers to 
> replace hardware that will fall out of warranty.  My supervisor asked me 
> to pull together some points that support the rationale of replacing 
> servers as the warranty expires vs. running hardware out of warranty.  
> Has anyone found any resources that touches on this topic?
> Thank you,
> Eric

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