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Pop quiz: Know the ABCs of data center spending

There are a lot of acronyms that define data center spending, but which letters will save you money? See how well you know IT budget vocab.

Data center spending can be controversial; when the IT and business teams don't see eye to eye, things get tense. But with the right know-how, IT spending doesn't have to be a hassle.

Familiarize yourself with these spending terms to avoid wasting data center budgets on unnecessary upgrades and equipment. There might not be a cash prize for getting them all correct, but you will save your money with the knowledge.

This was last published in April 2015

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