Ageing IT Infrastructure: A Boon for Cloud Adoption?
- ID: 1208307
- March 2010
- 5 Pages
- Saugatuck Technology
Without a significant amount of fresh spending, many aspects of the average IT infrastructure are ageing well past their intended life spans. End-of-life cost issues such as maintenance, upgrades and downtime are increasingly taking center stage. This Strategic Perspective looks at how the frustrating limitations of an ageing IT infrastructure, combined with a capital-poor financial environment, will conspire to drive adoption of Cloud infrastructure services for IT infrastructure “refreshes.”