The Business Benefits of Leasing versus Buying Computers Executive Summary The purpose of this brief is to make the case that, because of the rapid and ongoing evolution of computer technology and organizational reliance on that technology to remain competitive, leasing computers makes better business sense than buying them. There are three points that strengthen this conclusion: (a) Moore’s Law, which predicts a constant geometric advance in processor power, and hence computer technology; (b) the phenomenon of obsolescence, which prevents purchased computers from being continually upgraded in a manner that can take advantage of Moore’s Law; and (c) the shifting requirements of business, which do not allow organizations the luxury of...The end:
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