When business is bad or the economy takes a dive, new hardware purchases are often delayed indefinitely. While this is prudent, even essential, for companies struggling to survive, suspending hardware investments can sometimes prove shortsighted and can actually cost you more in the long run. This episodes of Sanity Savers for IT executives explains why there are times when new hardware purchases shouldn't be delayed - even during a recession.
For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the "Transcript" link underneath the video or you can read the original article from Erik Eckel that this episode was based on: 10 reasons to purchase new hardware during a recession.
Jason Hiner is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about the people, products, and ideas changing how we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.