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Using Total Cost of Ownership to Determine Optimal PC Refresh Lifecycles
Written for IT decision makers and practitioners across industry verticals who are responsible for managing fleets of laptop and desktop PCs, this paper provides:
A total cost of ownership (TCO) assessment framework for
optimal PC refresh rates based on Equivalent Annual Cost analysis. The framework takes into account PC acquisition, management, and warranty costs.
Analysis of further TCO reduction opportunities offered
by Intel vPro technology and a framework to quantify
Investigation of power savings offered by both optimizing
PC refresh rates and by Intel vPro technology.