TCO Comparison of Desktops vs. Notebooks, 2005-2006 Update
Published: 13 December 2005
Differences in technology, price, life cycles and usage patterns result in a notebook total cost of ownership that ranges from 13 percent to 44 percent more than that of desktops. Notebooks have a shorter useful life, higher failure rates and higher operational costs for remote support.
Table Of Contents
- Notebook Benefits Can Outweigh Higher Costs
- TCO Analysis
- Hardware and Software Costs
- End-User Operations and Downtime
- Bottom Line
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