hidden costs of asset life cycle management

Ulze van Wyk, managing director at Africa e-Waste, discusses the importance for organisations to understand the impact and implications of total cost of ownership (TCO) within the decision making process when purchasing new IT equipment. As it often comprises more than 50% of TCO, businesses should be looking to incorporate it into their purchasing models to maximise cost benefits over expenditure.

WEEE Systems backs Ulze’s views on e-waste and her goal to alter the mindset of business decision makers toward electronic waste management.

WEEE Systems too helps organisations realise the RIO benefits of IT investment, presenting new revenue streams for end-of-life electronic equipment. Additionally, companies should be aware the responsible disposal and recycling of E&E (electronic and electrical) equipment through trusted partners such as WEEE Systems will protect the organisation’s brand and boost corporate social responsibility.


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