The IT Pro Podcast: There’s no such thing as obsolete tech
Old tech doesn't die, it just finds a new purpose
Floppy disks. Fax machines. Cassette tapes. All are commonly thought of as obsolete technology, but are they really that outdated, or have their applications and use-cases simply become more niche?
In this episode, we take a look at the concept of obsolescence, asking what truly qualifies a technology as being past its sell-by date and exploring why some of the oldest technology out there still has a place in modern business.
- Deep-freeze data that will last 1,000 years
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- When should you upgrade your hardware?
- Border force reliant on 26-year-old tech due to digital upgrade delay
- How technical debt can damage business agility and competitiveness
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