Global IT Technical Debt in 2021

Global IT Technical Debt in 2021

Dec 1, 2021
ninjaone

NinjaRMM’s latest report on IT technical debt found the cost of maintaining legacy technology to exceed $25,000 a year. Read the report to learn more about the challenges of maintaining aging and outdated IT infrastructure and why it’s a roadblock to growth.

Key insights include:

  • IT drove the most impact around increasing the efficiency of other departments and keeping organizations compliant with security regulations.
  • The top IT modernization projects include replacing aging or outdated infrastructure and improving cybersecurity tools, policies, and procedures.
  • On average, organizations spent approximately 17 hours per week just maintaining legacy technology.
  • The average age of hardware and software used by organizations was more than 6 years old.
  • Nearly half of the organizations surveyed have had a cybersecurity incident due to insecure legacy technology.