Organizations That Unlock PCs Unnecessarily Will Face High Costs

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Summary

Lockdown reduces costs if the degree of lockdown matches the requirements of the users' roles within the organization. Too much or too little lockdown will have a negative effect on costs. IT organizations need to adjust their lockdown strategies to match the changing user working environment.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • The TCO Effect
    • Unlocking Desktops Has TCO Implications
    • Opening Some Users vs. Opening the Floodgates
    • Degrees of Lockdown: How Much Is Too Much?
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