Chipageddon will most certainly impact the price and availability of new data center hardware, but OpEx will also become more expensive.
Data Center Cost
Servers/storage past milestone dates often see cost reductions of 60-80% less than OEM pricing. Milestone Dates are an essential part of Hardware Asset Management.
Have you already chosen a Third Party Maintenance provider, but chosen them primarily on price? Satisfied with their service?
Still too often, companies buy hardware assets (servers, data storage, networking), follow all OEM advisories and are inadvertently wasting IT budgets.
Disrupted Industries (like “Oil & Gas”) can maximize enterprise IT cost reductions by deploying a Hybrid Hardware Maintenance model.
XSi contends that Hardware Asset Management should NOT play 2nd or 3rd fiddle to Software Asset Management – especially now.
Your organization’s IT Leadership can certainly be innovative during these unusual times. Successful innovation requires these three key elements!
Do you have a solid mix of IT vendors that will flex – even do back-flips – to help WHEN you will be asking for it?
From our past blogs, you’ve likely begun to understand Hardware Lifecycle Management, as well as the fiscal impacts from adopting a Hybrid Hardware