In 2006, a poll by showed that workplace dissatisfaction increased significantly with the age of the computer equipment in use. People simply cannot work with old technology and slow computers. (This will only increase as technology is improved).Business must stay up to date with technology in order to remain competitive and productive. However, due to budgetary problems, it is hard to buy new computers every 3 years. This is where the “Rent vs. Buy” decision must be taken.