• IDC: 4 key metrics say it's time for a server refresh

    When servers age beyond the optimal replacement cycle, relative server performance declines over time as support costs increase. According to IDC, deltas between year 1 of operation and year 5 are:1

    39%

    Drop in relative server performance

    148%

    Increase in annual cost per server support

    62%

    Rise in hours of unplanned downtime

    40%

    Increase in application management annual cost