I hear that U-32 is getting new Gateways for $500 a
piece now. As prices fall, I think leases make less
and less sense. Yesterday's 700Mhz machine is now
worth just a few hundred bucks.
--- Bill Kimball <[log in to unmask]>
> Hi all –
> First sorry for the duplication of this message, but
> I want to reach as
> main of you as possible.
> Here at Lamoille south we are investigating the
> option to lease our
> technology equipment. Is anyone in a lease
> agreement at this point with
> their technology infrastructure? I would like to
> hear from those of you
> that have signed a lease how this is going for your
> school districts and
> is it lowering the total cost of ownership of the
> equipment. I have a
> few questions about it.
> How long have you been in a lease?
> Who do you have the lease through?
> What have been the pros and cons to be in the lease?
> What is your total percentage of your technology
> budget and/or hardware
> budget that you have committed to a lease?
> What is type of equipment is on the lease?
> Have you seen an increase in use of technology by
> students since you
> have enacted the lease?
> Did the lease change the instruction for the
> students by increasing the
> number of machines that the students have access to?
> Thanks a bunch for the advise.
> Bill Kimball
> Information Technology Director
> Lamoille South Supervisory Union
> P.O. Box 340
> Morrisville, VT 05661
> (802)-888-6710 fax
David Wells, Principal
Doty Memorial School
PO Box 162
24 Calais Road
Worcester, VT 05682
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