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ALSO CALLED: IT TCO, Cost of Ownership, Cost Savings Calculators, Total Cost of Ownership, Cost Calculators, TCO Calculators
DEFINITION: TCO (total cost of ownership) is a type of calculation designed to help consumers and enterprise managers assess both direct and indirect costs and benefits related to the purchase of any IT component. The intention is to arrive at a final figure that will reflect the effective cost of purchase, all things considered. When you decide to buy a computer you may go through a TCO analysis: for example,  … 
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Benefits of an Application Adaptive Data Infrastructure
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WEBCAST: A parallel I/O storage software can handle the different levels of performance, flexibility and availability required by dynamic applications. Access now to learn about one software solution that can handle multiple vendors and reduce cost by 75%.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Aug 8, 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

Software-Defined Parallel Powered Productivity
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WEBCAST: Data storage isn't easy - data keeps growing, apps need more performance and new servers are hard to integrate and manage. Rather than continuously adding servers in attempt to solve your IT challenges, learn to exploit the full potential of your storage infrastructure and minimize I/O performance gaps through software-based storage virtualization.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Aug 8, 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

How to Conquer IT Costs with Portable Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Tune into this video to learn how a transition to Red Hat Enterprise Linux can reduce costly downtime, migration time, and TCO in your organization. Take advantage of a platform that supports business-critical workloads with 99.999% uptime and creates scalable, high-performing IT for next-gen infrastructure.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 14 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Web Security – Virtual Appliance
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to see how you can best protect your Web-accessible assets with a strong protection solution that ensures security wherever your data goes.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 22, 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Simplify Management Across Your Data Center and the Cloud
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WEBCAST: Watch now to learn about the latest VMware-based technology that allows you to write, deploy and manage infrastructures and applications the same way as you do in your onsite data center.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 28, 2014

VMware, Inc.

Flash: Maximo Asset Management for Healthcare Organizations
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This brief video describes an asset management tool that can help you meet the challenges of an evolving healthcare landscape. Tune in to learn how you can increase productivity and asset utilization, manage compliance, lower costs, and more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Premiered: 05 Nov 2013


Citrix VDI-in-a-Box for SMBs
sponsored by Citrix
VIDEO: This brief video introduces an innovative VDI deployment option: VDI-in-a-box. Discover how businesses of all sizes can leverage this solution to cost-effectively and easily deploy virtual desktops.
Posted: 22 Jun 2012 | Premiered: 20 Oct 2011


Enkitec Improves Performance, Scalability, and Management of Hosted IT Services Environment with Oracle Exadata
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
PODCAST: In this podcast, Wade Nicholas, President of Enkitec, an IT consulting firm, explores what is driving customer interest in Oracle Exadata today.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 8, 2011

Oracle Corporation

Tivoli Endpoint Manager: Continuous Compliance In A Distributed World
sponsored by Mainline Information Systems
WEBCAST: Through this webcast you will learn about endpoint security and the new solutions being offered with more tools included than previous years. You will find out how endpoint security is made up a various security tools in order to meet compliance standards and increase your organizations bottom line.
Posted: 31 May 2011 | Premiered: May 26, 2011

Mainline Information Systems

Rational Team Concert - A collaborative software development environment
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Rational Team Concert is part of the aligned beta for Collaborative Lifecycle Management, which provides world-class integrations for application lifecycle management, with reduced cost of ownership and administration, improved cross-product visibility and reporting, and lifecycle integrations.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Premiered: Apr 5, 2011


Reduce Your Desktop TCO Through Client-Side Virtualization
sponsored by Virtual Computer, Inc.
WEBCAST: For most IT organizations, the operational cost of deploying, updating and migrating PCs is the most significant expense associated with the PC life cycle. IDC's Michael Rose outlines some key business considerations that you can apply to reduce your desktop TCO while providing an excellent experience for end-users.
Posted: 11 Mar 2011 | Premiered: Mar 11, 2011

Virtual Computer, Inc.

Enabling Applications from Oracle to DB2 the Easy Way
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: New compatibility features in IBM DB2 make the move from Oracle to DB2 easier than ever before. Hear from customers and IBM experts about their porting  experiences.
Posted: 18 Dec 2010 | Premiered: Dec 18, 2010


Enterprise Risk Management: Enabling Risk-Adjusted Management of Strategy and Performance
sponsored by SAP AG
VIDEO: Find out how SAP software allows you to identify, mitigate, and manage risk so that you can increase visibility into the impact of risks, reduce cost and risk across strategic initiatives, and increase your strategic effectiveness.
Posted: 17 Sep 2010 | Premiered: 17 Sep 2010


Data Center Physical Infrastructure: Optimizing Business Value
sponsored by Schneider Electric
PODCAST: To stay competitive in today’s rapidly changing business world, companies must update the way they view the value of their investment in data center physical infrastructure (DCPI). Agility, or business flexibility, and low total cost of ownership have become equally important to companies that will succeed in a changing global marketplace.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Premiered: Aug 19, 2010

Schneider Electric

Desktop Virtualization- Client Computing In the Cloud
sponsored by Mainline Information Systems
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn: What IT Challenges exist for desktops?, Balancing IT Challenges with User Requirements, What are the benefits of desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Lowers TCO, Virtual Desktops consume less power than PCs, Desktop Virtualization Empowers Mobility, Virtual Desktop Target Users and so much more.
Posted: 19 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 19, 2010

Mainline Information Systems

Webinar: How to Deploy and Manage Rails Apps on the Cloud
sponsored by RightScale
WEBCAST: In this webinar learn how you can use RightScale and New Relic to launch and monitor your Rails app on the cloud.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010 | Premiered: Feb 25, 2010


Get More Virtual with Dell and VMware vSphere 4
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Together with VMware, Dell is making virtual infrastructures faster to implement and manage. In this online seminar you'll learn how you can get more virtual with virtualization optimized Dell hardware integrated with VMware vSphere.
Posted: 25 Jan 2010 | Premiered: Jan 25, 2010

Dell, Inc.

Optimize Business and IT With New Generation Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by SAP Community Network
WEBCAST: This webcast provides a complete overview of application lifecycle management (ALM) and discusses how SAP's integrated and open approach to ALM can accelerate innovation, ensure business continuity, reduce risk and lower TCO.
Posted: 15 Sep 2009 | Premiered: Sep 30, 2009, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

SAP Community Network

Reducing IT TCO with Effective Endpoint Security Management
sponsored by Lumension
PODCAST: This audiocast includes the findings from Aberdeen Group's latest report "Endpoint Security, Endpoint Management: The Cost Cutter's Case for Convergence", information about which endpoint security management technologies are used by "Best-in-Class" organizations, and recommendations to improve your security and ultimately reduce IT TCO.
Posted: 12 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 12, 2009


Get More Virtual with Dell and VMware vSphere
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Learn how Dell has designed and integrated the Dell EqualLogic Virtual SAN with VMware® vSphere 4.0 with to help you save money and get more virtual.
Posted: 24 Jun 2009 | Premiered: Jun 9, 2009

Dell, Inc.

Intel Laptop Strategy featuring Diane Bryant and John Mahvi
sponsored by Intel Corporation
VIDEO: In 1997, Intel IT made a strategic decision to move to laptops based on not only facts, but also a gut instinct. Hear Diane Bryant and John Mahvi explain how that decision helped Intel lower costs, raise productivity, reduce energy and even provide some unexpected benefits.
Posted: 27 May 2009 | Premiered: 23 Mar 2009

Intel Corporation

nTier with Deduplication
sponsored by Spectra Logic Corporation
WEBCAST: The webcast demonstrates Spectra's nTier with deduplication, a turnkey preconfigured storage solution supporting up to 674 TB of logical storage. With this appliance, an organization can dramatically reduce their storage consumption.
Posted: 24 Mar 2009 | Premiered: Mar 24, 2009

Spectra Logic Corporation

IT Download: Symantec Endpoint Protection and Network Access Control 11.0.4 MR4
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: With this trial software, stop malware such as viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, adware, bots, zero-day threats and rootkits. Prevent security outbreaks, reducing administrative overhead all while lowering total cost of ownership for endpoint security.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 13 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Virtualization Podcasts: Infrastructure Solutions for Midsized Companies
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: Midsized businesses need IT solutions that will help them by cutting costs, adding capabilities and reducing risks. Hear about key technologies, trends, best practices and solutions from IBM experts, IBM Business Partners and Industry Analysts that will help you address the IT challenges facing your growing business.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Premiered: Feb 18, 2009


Optimizing the application testing of your Siebel CRM environment
sponsored by HP and Infosys
WEBCAST: Infosys and HP invite you to join us for a webcast on September 10th at 3:00 EDT on the topic, Optimizing the application testing of your Siebel CRM environment with the "Siebel Business Process Testing (BPT) Accelerator," developed by Infosys and HP.
Posted: 21 Aug 2008 | Premiered: Sep 10, 2008, 15:00 EDT (19:00 GMT)

HP and Infosys
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TCO DEFINITION (continued): …  the greater cost price of a high-end computer might be one consideration, but one that would have to be balanced by adding likely repair costs and earlier replacement to the purchase cost of the bargain brand.TCO analysis originated with the Gartner Group several years ago and has since been developed in a number of different methodologies and software tools. TCO analysis performs calculations on extended costs for any purchase - these are called fully burdened costs. For the consumer's purchase of a computer, the fully burdened cost may include costs of purchase, repairs, maintenance, and upgrades. … 
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