Worldwide Network Attach Rate Study 2014: Network Device Duration in Datacenters
This IDC study highlights contract and device duration in datacenter environments. IDC reviews how long customers are keeping network assets in their production environment and how long they are keeping the assets in their datacenter in any capacity.
"Recurring revenue is the most prized income by vendors and resellers as it represents a predictable and forecastable income stream," says Rob Brothers, program director, Software and Hardware Support Services at IDC. "The revenue created from support services is generally the dollars that drive R&D."
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