[SASAG] Hardware Life Cycle Rationale

Eric Kahklen eric at kahklen.com
Tue Oct 30 06:53:22 PDT 2007


Thanks for all of the excellent suggestions!

Eric

spam at tprophet.org wrote:
> 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.
>
> -TProphet
>
> 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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Eric Kahklen
Lynnwood, WA
206-595-2934




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