The True Cost of Ownership in a Legacy Infrastructure
James Green, vExpert ActualTech Media
Modern technology and exciting performance or manageability improvements are a natural reason to upgrade data center systems. And for many businesses, this is the driving factor in looking at hyperconvergence as the model for their next platform.
They have high performing applications that regularly demand more from the infrastructure, and upgrades must provide substantially increased performance for the growing workload.
There is, however, an increasingly prevalent tertiary reason for data center upgrades being set in motion: money.
In the case of a looming data center upgrade, money is often a motivator because the individual or committee holding the checkbook has looked at the cost of maintaining the organization’s existing solutions, and they are shocked.