Did you know that the lifecycle of school tech equipment is three to five years, based on the device?  Did you also know that failure to replace equipment on schedule has many hidden costs? How confident are you that your school’s tech equipment lifecycle plan minimizes risk, optimizes budget and enables productivity?  

A sound lifecycle plan accounts for phased, ongoing replacement of disparate device lifecycles in a way that aligns with the technology budget and minimizes learning disruptions. Schools with robust lifecycle plans experience lower cybersecurity risk, maintenance costs, and help desk costs, as well as better staff and student productivity and morale. 

TechMD’s upcoming webinar highlights the hidden costs of outdated school tech equipment and steps your school can take today to avoid them. Join us to learn best practices for crafting a sustainable lifecycle plan that fosters a secure, cost-effective technological environment. In this brief webinar, we will discuss:  

  • The lifecycle of different types of school tech equipment  
  • The risks and costs of ineffective lifecycle plans 
  • How to coordinate replacements to ensure continuity   
  • Expenditures that are covered by the E-Rate program 
  • How to develop a device inventory  

TechMD understands the education sector’s unique issues and has extensive expertise helping districts maintain dependable, safe, and secure digital learning environments for staff, students, and communities without breaking the IT budget. 

Each school district in attendance at the webinar is eligible to receive a free lifecycle equipment network assessment, courtesy of TechMD.  

November 29, 2023

1:00 pm EDT


Michael Woodford
Director of SLED Markets

Mike Woodford, Director of State Government, Local Government, and Education (SLED) Markets for TechMD, is a seasoned IT leader with over 15 years of experience and expertise in the field. After dedicating 11 years to serving a Massachusetts town and its school system, culminating in his role as CTO, Mike made a bold decision to transform his career path. Mike’s focus is on assisting towns and schools in revolutionizing their IT offering through the utilization of managed services purpose built for their needs. With his extensive knowledge and passion for technological advancements, Mike is committed to driving positive change and optimizing IT operations for communities across the nation.

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