Replacement cycle

Replacement cycle

The frequency with which an asset is replaced by an equivalent asset.

Replacement Cycle

A period of time between the purchase of an asset and its replacement with an equivalent asset. The replacement may be the result of the end of the asset's absolute physical life or its obsolescence or some other reason. It is especially important in the information technology industry in which improvements occur with (sometimes variable) frequency. See also: Depreciation.
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These technological and raw material improvements have increased the life span of automotive seals and gaskets, thus increasing the replacement cycle.
We are quite optimistic with the market outlook of OSVs, which is underpinned by replacement cycle of older OSVs and stable crude oil price.
Oberhelman also said contractors are among the company's customer base who have extended the replacement cycle of equipment, resulting in more demand for renting.
Gartner said that in the operating system (OS) market, iOS tablet growth has slowed in North America and Apple will need to reinvigorate its replacement cycle.
SV: New innovations in the smartphone segment is preventing the replacement cycle of PCs and notebooks.
Craig has a new replacement cycle with all the trimmings.
Senior planemaker officials said in separate interviews the so-called replacement cycle, in which airlines seek to drive down operating costs by switching to efficient and newer planes, had some mileage left to run in the key North American market.
Gartner has predicted 2008 to be the first year of a new desktop replacement cycle that should run until early 2010.
Therefore, I am recommending that the City Council support a five-year replacement cycle funded through the city's General Fund and using Los Angeles Department of Transportation staff.
They will range from small family cars to mid-range 4x4s to rival the BMW X3 and Land Rover Freelander, with the Lancer replacement penned to appear two thirds of the way through the product replacement cycle in 2007
com) analyst said rising interest rates, slowing economic growth and an aging replacement cycle will all dampen hardware growth.
Optimizers make their greatest gains as each replacement cycle begins, while the pragmatists have a steady-to-increasing profit stream.

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