One of the most often overlooked reasons to upgrade is the potentially significant costs of hanging on to your old systems. These costs are often overshadowed by the perceived savings derived from avoiding a refresh investment. But a closer look may reveal a different story.
As your systems age, they need more maintenance, including software patches, hard drive defragmentation and deletion of dated applications. That's not to mention driver problems associated with older peripherals. The industry average for support calls can range between $75 and $100. That adds up. A system refresh helps ensure you're equipped with the latest hardware, software, peripherals and support plans. Standardizing on one platform simplifies deployment while helping to reduce the cost of updating and managing several different images.