According to a Spicework survey, firms are spending more on desktops, laptops, servers and networking hardware. End of life (54 %) and increased growth (53 %) drive the bulk of these new hardware purchases. This is a departure from recent years, which saw both shrinking IT departments and trends toward rented resource consumption over physical investment.
While emerging trends in information technology still include a focus on securing applications and detecting software threats, there’s also a need to securely handle and dispose of old hardware.
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