Financial Impacts of Accelerating Server Replacement Cycles

IDC research found that more than 50% of organizations replace their servers after five years or more. These long replacement cycles decrease employee productivity and increase both unplanned downtime and IT staff time spent on compliance and maintenance. While these indirect costs are discreet, they can accumulate quickly, negatively impacting an organization’s profit and loss (P&L) statement. In addition, long replacement cycles constrain innovation, inhibiting the digital transformation process that is necessary for maintaining a competitive advantage. To reduce server infrastructure costs and prepare for the digitalized future, IDC recommends that CIOs and IT leaders prioritize the upkeep of on-premises servers specifically by adopting more frequent replacement cycles that will help optimize their server performance.

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