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ALSO CALLED: Return On Investment, ROI Calculators, Cost Calculators, IT ROI
DEFINITION: For a given use of money in an enterprise, the ROI (return on investment) is how much profit or cost saving is realized. An ROI calculation is sometimes used along with other approaches to develop a business case for a given proposal. The overall ROI for an enterprise is sometimes used as a way to grade how well a company is managed. If an enterprise has immediate objectives of getting market  … 
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The Total Economic Impact of IBM WebSphere Application Server Migrating from an Open Source Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) your business may experience from deploying WebSphere Application Server.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

Data Quality Management
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how data quality can lead to a well-oiled supply chain and successful transportation and logistics projects.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

Leveraging Flash storage to accelerate Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) environments
sponsored by HGST
WHITE PAPER: This webinar transcript explains the potential role of flash storage in the data center and it's ability to accelerate Oracle Real Application Cluster environments.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

HGST

Five Best Practices for Maximizing Big Data ROI
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive e-paper to uncover 5 best practices for maximizing big data ROI, and find out what's driving more organizations to take an interest in big data.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Where is the ROI for UC?
sponsored by Windstream Communications
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights numerous places where UC can show both hard- and soft-dollar savings, and offers 10 steps to take to justify your decision to deploy a UC solution.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Windstream Communications

Useful Tips to Help Budget your DCIM Project
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals 2 critical tips to help you plan out an efficient data center infrastructure management (DCIM) project without driving up major costs.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Raritan Inc.

Securosis Report: Replacing Your SIEM with Security Management 2.5 Yet?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers insight on the needs and requirements that security information and event management (SIEM) solutions should address. Read on to learn if your current SIEM vendor is enough, or if you should consider a replacement that better fits today's IT environment.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2014

IBM

Tips and Tricks to Speed AWS Deployment
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers increased agility, developer productivity, pay-as-you-go pricing, and overall cost savings. But you might wonder where to start. What pitfalls exist, and how can you avoid them? How can you best save time and money? Learn what you need to know and where to start before launching an AWS-hosted service.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

Global Knowledge

Optimize Your Storage for a Successful Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Check out this concise resource to find out the key storage attributes needed for successful desktop virtualization.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell India

RTE EMC - Storage Switzerland: Don't Let Storage Eat Your Cloud ROI
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth resource to find out how you can prevent your storage solution from cutting into the cloud ROI, while still providing the capabilities it promises.
Posted: 31 Dec 2013 | Published: 03 Oct 2012

IBM

Breaking Through the GRC Value Ceiling
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain information to determine whether your governance, risk and compliance (GRC) tools have yet to maximize their full value, and discover 3 ways that you can go beyond to bring significant ROI.
Posted: 05 Dec 2013 | Published: 05 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Understanding the Value of Cloud Solutions: Maximize Your ROI
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides examples of the return on investment (ROI) of an HP Cloud Service Automation solution.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

HP & Intel®

5 Ways Marketing Automation Can Optimize & Grow Your Business
sponsored by Act On
WHITE PAPER: Many marketing teams are touting the benefits of a marketing automation platform. But many CEOs and other executives are still wondering, "What's the urgency? Is marketing automation really worth the investment?" Find out the answers to those questions in this informative white paper.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Act On

The Total Economic Impact of IBM Managed Mobility for BYOD - Windows
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this study from Forrester to get an evaluation of the economic impact and potential ROI you could realize by engaging in mobile enterprise services with IBM. If you're thinking about partnering with a managed mobility vendor for BYOD, this research could prove to be vital.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Develop an effective data management strategy for the 3rd platform
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper explores the challenges associated with data management in the context of the 3rd Platform, particularly around Big Data and cloud. In addition, the paper takes a look at how the adoption of CommVault Simpana can help organizations address these data management challenges.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Why Invest in Talent Management?
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down five high-ROI business drivers for implementing an effective talent management program.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SuccessFactors

The ROI of a New Learning Management System (LMS): How to Construct a Successful Business Case
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes key features and capabilities of a new-generation learning management system (LMS), and counts down six steps for demonstrating LMS value, rooted in ROI. Learn how you can make a successful business case for an LMS by reading on now.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Want to Improve the ROI of your Virtualized Server Environments? Here's How.
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: In this ESG white paper, you will discover how a state-of-the-art disk array can help alleviate server virtualization challenges and pain points. You will also learn how this innovative technology can help increase your ROI while optimizing your storage infrastructure.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Fujitsu

Dimensional Research - Uncovering the Business Value of IT Service Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The rapidly changing world of IT can be tough to adapt to, especially with further decentralization via the cloud. This white paper highlights IT service management and how it can increase your business efficiency.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Plas Plastic Case Study: Virtualization Delivers Greater Flexibility
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, see how one organization is benefiting from virtualizing its networks for a more scalable, efficient, and reliable IT infrastructure that is prepared for continuous growth and productivity.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Dell and Microsoft

The ROI of Talent management
sponsored by Cornerstone OnDemand Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper includes thorough research findings based in the financial performance of Cornerstone clients from December 2012 to May 2013. Access this paper now to find specific metrics – including stock price, revenue, revenue per employee, and gross profit – to see how talent management initiatives can be concretely realized.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cornerstone OnDemand Ltd

Selecting the right EHR for the Life of your Practice and Your Patients
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: If we are at or approaching a technological tipping point in the history of healthcare, then it has never been more important for physician practices to select the right electronic health record (EHR) – and there are tangible reasons to believe so. This white paper discusses criteria for selecting the right EHR solution.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2011

HP & Intel®

Beyond Government Incentives: Return on Investment in EHRs
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Meaningful use is only the beginning:  Efficiency and more appropriate coding bring savings and increase revenues. This white paper discusses features and benefits of an EHR system, government incentives, sources for ROI as well as building the business case for EHR.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2011

HP & Intel®

ESG Lab Validation Report: Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into Oracles innovative storage appliance to combat ever-growing requirements related to storage environment efficiency. Find out how the appliance allows organizations to increase performance and reduce IT costs.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
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ROI DEFINITION (continued): … For a given use of money in an enterprise, the ROI (return on investment) is how much profit or cost saving is realized. An ROI calculation is sometimes used along with other approaches to develop a business case for a given proposal. The overall ROI for an enterprise is sometimes used as a way to grade how well a company is managed. If an enterprise has immediate objectives of getting market revenue share, building infrastructure, positioning itself for sale, or other objectives, a return on investment might be measured in terms of meeting one or more of these objectives rather than in immediate profit or cost saving.
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