Kingston Digital Europe Ltd, an affiliate ofKingston Digital Europe Ltd, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, has commissioned an independent test that shows how upgrading a PC from HDD to SSD can improve the performance of older PCs by 50% and brand new PCs by 27% . To enable enterprises to quantify this, Kingston Technology has released an easy to use interactive Kingston SSDNow Return on Investment (ROI) Calculator to help IT decision makers understand how SSDs can deliver immediate ROI to the client computing platform.
Today’s CIOs are still battling with tight budget investment plans. “While enterprises will transition at different rates and times, every CIO faces the need to raise productivity, create new capabilities and use the recovery to drive fundamentals of the current agenda and the repositioning of IT,” Mr. McDonald, group vice president and head of research for Gartner EXP said. “Such transitions will not happen overnight but they will start with the decisions and directions established in 2010”. However PC refreshes are not on the agenda. Gartner estimates that a significant percentage of the 94 million desktop PCs shipped to the professional market four years ago and the 61 million notebooks shipped three years ago are due for upgrade or refresh this year.
Source: Kingston Press Release