How long is your desktop replacement cycle?
dvarian 20 weeks ago
There is a bit of a debate at my work about our desktop PC replacement cycle. Currently, we are on a 5 year cycle, which I frankly think is too long, but I don’t get to make the call. This is a SMB with about 40 PCs, so we aren’t talking a Fortune 500 company here. How long is too long to hang onto PCs?
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