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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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Seizing Opportunities and Eliminating Risks with BYOD and Mobile Security
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This white paper distills the complexities of BYOD scenarios into three common use cases. Read on to find actionable mobile security ideas that fit your own organization's specific requirements in order to reduce threats in this dynamic landscape.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Gemalto

Eight Common Pitfalls of VDI and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the eight common pitfalls associated with VDI and how to avoid them. Read on to ensure that you do not run the risk of disrupting ongoing business operations, losing staff productivity, and creating unhappy end-users when deploying a VDI project.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

VMware

Software-Defined Storage — Enabling the Next-Generation Enterprise IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an SDS platform that provides end-to-end solutions that fully meet performance, availability, support, and scalability needs.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Extracting the Full Business Value from Cloud Services
sponsored by NaviSite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper proposes that the key to achieving the most value from cloud investments includes considering the impact that they will have throughout an entire organization, and explores real-world customer experiences that examine the true business impact of the cloud.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

NaviSite

Agentless Power Management: Enforcing Green IT Compliance
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper sheds light on how green IT compliance shouldn't be overlooked not only for the sake of the environment and government initiatives, but for your tight budgets. Click to learn how power management can cut energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

Promisec

Is It Time to Replace Your SIEM Yet?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides expert advice on determining if your current SIEM solution needs to be replaced, and, if so, how.
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

The Total Economic Impact Of Microsoft Windows Azure
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: "The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Windows Azure," a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, looks at the key benefits, costs, and risks associated with implementing Windows Azure and provides insights into what the public cloud means for your business.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

Microsoft

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Breaking Through the GRC Value Ceiling
sponsored by RSA
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

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

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®

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®

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

Delivering Storage Quality of Service with Oracle Pillar Axiom 600
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover an Oracle storage technology designed from the ground up to deliver business-critical, guaranteed quality of service consistent with the business value of the application and its data.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

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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