Dell eBook – Server Refresh – Refreshing Server Hardware Delivers Refreshing ROI

Even amidst the enforced frugality of a recession, some expenditures are worthwhile. For the cost-conscious IT departments of small and midsize businesses (SMBs), refreshing server hardware is one of those things.
Deploying up-to-date server hardware delivers benefits that far outweigh the total cost of ownership. Yet as SMBs plan their upgrade path, they must also prepare for the budgetary and technical issues that may arise in order to maximize their return on investment. A recent survey of 116 IT decision makers in SMBs by IDG Research Services taken in January 2010 examines
these issues and suggests ways to address them