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What are “IT Ghost Assets” and Why Are They So Scary?

IT ghost assetsThanks to TV and movies, most of us can tell the difference between ghosts and  zombies.

But can you tell the difference between “ghost” and “zombie” IT assets? And more importantly, do you know why they’re so scary?

 Ghost assets refer to devices that you have in your inventory but don’t use. We’ve written about this topic before, and since then, have come across the term “zombie assets.” The distinction here is that zombie assets are those that are sitting in your building, but aren’t on your books.

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