Data Snapshot: The Lifespan of Computers and Other Tech in the Workplace

This article on refresh cycles for workspace tech provides some useful data points when considering client virtualization using thin client hardware.

In particular, it highlights the ongoing dominance of desktops rather than laptops, and the primary causes of replacement: hardware failure and performance degradation.

With these in mind; when it comes to refresh it is worth considering thin clients for desktop users.  Current models with high-performance graphics and no moving parts ensure an excellent user experience while bringing deployment, management, support and security benefits.

 

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Cathi Allen

Cathi is a VDI Solutions and Thin Client subject matter expert at Dell Technologies.

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