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The Dirty Little Secret of Storage TCO

White Paper Published By: Dell
Published:  Jun 12, 2015
Type:  White Paper
Length:  3 pages

The average data center refreshes their storage system every three to five years. But organizations don’t start this process because the calendar tells them to. Something happens in the environment that forces that upgrade, typically the storage system failing to meet the performance and/or capacity demands of the organization. Occasionally, there is a specific software feature or hardware advancement that requires a new storage system. The worst reason is when a vendor implements “technology obsolesce”, an approach that makes the out-­-year maintenance of the existing system so expensive the customer is forced into buying a new system.

Download this white paper to learn why vendors need to move to a model that unbundles the factors driving storage upgrades.

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