HDD Vs SSD: Which Gives a Better TCO?

IDC has created an industry cost-based analysis to identify the important variables impacting decisions around using SSD-based and HDD-based laptop PCs.

The future of storage is heading away from the spinning magnetic HDD inside many of our portable computing devices and toward SSD. At first glance, it appears that SSDs are a more expensive storage solution than traditional HDDs. However, when both storage technologies are put into the context of TCO, the value proposition and true cost of an SSD-enabled PC are revealed. To enable CIOs take an informed decision, IDC has created an industry cost-based analysis to identify the important variables impacting decisions around using SSD-based and HDD-based laptop PCs. Access this model-based operational cost comparison of HDD-based and SSD-based PC.


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