If you're an IT leader, you've probably already spent a considerable amount of time going over the budget line-for-line and brainstorming about where you can save a few dollars. But sometimes you need a fresh perspective to spark additional ideas. TechRepublic's new download, "IT Cost Cutting: The Ninja Guide," offers sound advice about trimming your IT budget and finding the freebies that are worth investigating.
Covered in this guide:
- Common-sense ways to trim your IT budget
- Creative ways to save money
- Ways for small and medium businesses to cut costs
- Free Windows applications
- Free security tools
- Giving old servers new life
Let us know if you've found any off-the-beaten-path tricks to beating the recession, whether it's finding new uses for old equipment or discovering a new product that does the job for less.
Selena has been at TechRepublic since 2002. She is currently a Senior Editor with a background in technical writing, editing, and research. She edits Data Center, Linux and Open Source, Apple in the Enterprise, The Enterprise Cloud, Web Designer, and IT Security blogs.