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Technology Hardware Maintenance-Acquiring and Managing Cost Effective Service
Hardware maintenance can represent a significant information technology cost, but options for managing that cost exist. If you analyze hardware maintenance

hardware maintenance costs  Organizations often view their hardware maintenance picture in stovepipe fashion. Different managers may own the operations of the different environments, so maintenance views are often of just a specific environment. This presents two problems: No one in the organization gets a comprehensive picture of total maintenance costs. Opportunities to leverage or consolidate service providers are not considered. An organization can avoid these problems by creating a high-level enterprise view of their hardware

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