Cost of leasing storage-based software can be twice that of a purchase, analyst warns

Summary:According to recent META Group research, users who lease the software component of storage subsystems can end up repeatedly paying for the same licensed software capacity, significantly inflating the cost of storage software.

According to recent META Group research, users who lease the software component of storage subsystems can end up repeatedly paying for the same licensed software capacity, significantly inflating the cost of storage software.

Topics: Storage

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Christopher Jablonski is a freelance technology writer. Previously, he held research analyst positions in the IT industry and was the manager of marketing editorial at CBS Interactive. He's been contributing to ZDNet since 2003. Christopher received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at U... Full Bio

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