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What is Hardware Lifecycle Management?

Hardware Lifecycle Management is a holistic approach to managing the total useful life of IT hardware to maximize the return on your hardware investment.

Since 1987, World Data Products has been helping data centers develop best practices in Hardware Lifecycle Management. We serve our customers by providing new and refurbished servers, networking equipment, and services including consulting, maintenance, repair, and our IT hardware buyback program.

The Benefits of HLM

Since a substantial portion of the cost can occur after the original purchase, Hardware Lifecycle Management (HLM) is a key strategy to bring down the total cost of ownership. HLM also increases upgrade flexibility, extends the useful life of equipment, and maximizes the value of server, storage and network hardware.

Hardware Lifecycle Management has nine distinct phases. Each phase offers the enterprise organization opportunities to maximize its IT hardware investment.


These phases include:

To learn more about Hardware Lifecycle Management at World Data Products, call 888-210-7636 to speak with an IT Hardware Specialist or request a complimentary, no-obligation consultation.