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Integrated Systems Invoke a New Life Cycle Paradigm That Changes Funding, Budgeting and Depreciation

Published: 07 July 2014

ID: G00265439

Analyst(s): Andrew Butler


As data center technology becomes increasingly modular, IT team leaders must reassess life cycle and depreciation planning approaches and purchasing policies to account for the extended lifespans of blades and integrated systems.

Table Of Contents


  • The Importance of Road Maps
  • Impact on Depreciation Planning
  • Support Implications of Longer Lifespans

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