Guest blog from Alan Bowen
When considering a mission-critical server upgrade to handle changes in your business, reduce cost of ownership and improve efficiency--keep in mind one of the more critical considerations will be how to finance the purchase of the new Integrity systems. To help with this financial concern, Alan Bowen, HP Global Marketing and Business Development Leader for HP Financial Services, was interviewed and he shares insights on how HP Financial Services can help free up capital, retire legacy systems, and maximize your budget.
How often do you consider making a new purchase---maybe a flashy sports car—and quickly discount the idea because of the purchase costs? What if you could not only get the speed and performance, the cool new stereo with Bluetooth built in, but also buy it at an affordable cost? Similar to the sports car example, many HP customers consider 3 key areas as they evaluate a server upgrade.
For HP, the end of the fiscal year is October 31. For many of our customers, the end of the fiscal year is December 31. however, no matter when your fiscal year ends, many customers find that they are out of budget for IT infrastructure purchases long before the fiscal year comes to a close. Or, you may have a project where the new infrastructure needs to come online before the old infrastructure is decommissioned, and the budget doesn't have room for paying for both projects in a given month.