Co- financed by the European Regional Development Fund, the CEDaCI Project is developing the circularity solutions to decrease the environmental impact of the IT equipment used by the Data Centre Industry. All the key findings and deliverables of CEDaCI Project will be made publicly available on cedaci.org to help the DCI in their journey towards the circularity.  Your details and the information collected will remain confidential.

Question Title

* 1. How would you describe your business at best:

Question Title

* 2. Do you own the hardware?

Question Title

* 3. Is your datacenter on-premise or off-premise?

Question Title

* 4. How often does your organization refresh its network infrastructure?

Question Title

* 5. How often does your organization refresh its server and storage devices?

Question Title

* 6. What is the average service life of your servers in your organization?

Question Title

* 7. After upgrading our IT infrastructure, we:

Question Title

* 8. What is usually the reason for upgrading?

Question Title

* 9. How do you maintain your current infrastructure?

Question Title

* 10. What could you see as the main challenges that using pre-owned hardware could help you solve:

Question Title

* 11. Do you have experience in reusing IT hardware and if so was it good or bad?

Question Title

* 12. What is the biggest downside for you when buying new hardware?

Question Title

* 13. What are your highest concerns with using pre-owned hardware?

Question Title

* 14. How many times can the equipment be upscaled and re-used before completely failing? Within a life cycle of a single component, how many times (on average) can it be re-used before it fails? Please specify.

Question Title

* 15. Can the components be interchanged between different models and also between model generations? Please specify.

Question Title

* 16. Do you have spare hardware that you are looking for to have a second life at another company?

Question Title

* 17. Would you be interested in a 'hardware-as-a-service' concept that consists of paying a monthly fee for pre-owned hardware including services and upgrading to a newer version of hardware after a certain period of time?

Question Title

* 18. Would you be interested in participating in a pilot with premium refurbished network equipment, tailored to your specific requirements?

Question Title

* 19. If yes, please provide your information and we will contact you shortly

0 of 19 answered
 

T