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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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Key Methods for Managing Complex Database Environments
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: A slow relational database can substantially impact the performance of the applications it supports. Discover the key methods for managing complex database environment, and ensure your database stack is operating at optimal levels of performance and availability. Download the white paper today.
Posted: 02 Feb 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

Dell Software

Optimizing Desktop Virtualization with Dell Equallogic Hybrid Arrays
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In recent years, we have witnessed great technology leaps from all of the leading VDI software vendors. In this part of our series, we take a close look at a recent performance benchmark to evaluate in detail how Dell’s innovations reduce complexity, improve performance and lower the cost of VDI.
Posted: 26 Apr 2011 | Published: 26 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.

5 Best Practices for Smartphone Support: The Enterprise Guide to Smart Support for Smart Devices
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper features real-world examples from US enterprises on how the benefits of keeping mobile devices functioning without interruption are felt on every level of business.
Posted: 20 Apr 2011 | Published: 20 Apr 2011

LogMeIn, Inc.

The Need for Unified Content Security
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Part 1 of a three-part series, this paper elaborates on the business and technology conditions that have given rise to the need for a unified content security solution.It also includes a high-level functional description and summary of benefits for such a solution.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

Websense, Inc.

Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center: Changing the Economics of Datacenter Operations
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To help you assess both the full costs and overall benefits of datacenter management solutions, this white paper examines the primary inefficiencies found in typical datacenters, and then presents the strategies commonly used to resolve them.
Posted: 23 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

Oracle Corporation

Analyzing the Virtualization Deployment Advantages of Two- and Four-Socket Server Platforms
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT and Intel's Data Center Group conducted proof of concept (PoC) testing and total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis to compare two- and four-socket servers based on Intel Xeon processors for a variety of virtualization scenarios. Download this white paper for a detailed look at this test and its results.
Posted: 23 Mar 2011 | Published: 23 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Cloud Computing: Business Benefits With Security, Governance and Assurance Perspectives
sponsored by ISACA
WHITE PAPER: Globalization and recent economic pressures have resulted in increased requirements for the availability, scalability and efficiency of enterprise information technology (IT) solutions.
Posted: 23 Mar 2011 | Published: 23 Mar 2011

ISACA

Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence for IBM System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you will read about how IBM offers not only a flexible, scalable, cost-effective mainframe platform - the IBM System z™ - but also delivers a portfolio of innovative business intelligence and data warehousing solutions for the mainframe.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

Dimensional Excellence - Build it or Buy it?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The true total cost of ownership favors the adoption of a proven, configurable, best-of-breed tool for which the costs and implementation timescales are predictable, and through which risks are minimized. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

Oracle Corporation

IBM Smart Analytics System Brochure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The IBM Smart Analytics System helps accelerate the delivery of insights for faster, smarter action; helps lower the cost of deriving more value from enterprise information; and features a modular architecture that enables organizations to easily add capacity and adapt to changing business needs. Check out this paper now to learn more.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

IBM

Rethinking Perimeter Security: New Threats Require Real-Time Protection
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Over the last few years, networked resources have become increasingly available to a wide audience of customers, partners, suppliers, and the general public. As a result, more and more people have become reliant upon instantaneous access to information and services in order to do business.
Posted: 03 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 Mar 2011

Radware

Total cost of ownership: How much are you really spending to host your ad server?
sponsored by OpenX
WHITE PAPER: OpenX has calculated all the 'hidden' costs of hosting your own ad server. Read this white paper and understand the full range of costs such as technical infrastructure, soft-costs such as staff time, and risks associated with self-hosting.
Posted: 23 Feb 2011 | Published: 23 Feb 2011

OpenX

Quantifying the Total Cost of Upgrade (TCU) for HP-UX Environments to HP-UX 11i v3
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This TechWise Research offering gives a detailed analyses of costs and benefits associated with upgrading earlier versions of the HP-UX 11i operating environments to HP-UX 11i v3.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

HP & Intel®

Microsoft and Polycom Strategic Alliance
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Microsoft and Polycom deliver a complete and interoperable end-to-end UC solution that addresses key business challenges like total cost of ownership (TCO), productivity, efficiency, and team collaboration.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Cloudonomics: The Economics of Cloud Computing
sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
WHITE PAPER: In this paper we detail these four mechanisms and introduce several case studies and examples to show the increased economic value that Cloud Computing brings to an organization.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Rackspace Hosting

Backup and Recovery with Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliances and Oracle Recovery Manager
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle Recovery Manager is the preferred backup solution for Oracle database environments and is engineered to work together with Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliances to meet today's challenging backup requirements. Advantages of Sun ZFS Storage Appliances include; simplicity, speed, savings, and reduced risk. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 07 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

Oracle Corporation

The Advantage of Service Provider Cloud Solutions vs. Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Internal Cloud Computing Strategies
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: Few technological innovations have garnered as much broad-based attention as the idea of Cloud Computing, which promises faster access to more powerful processing capabilities and application functionality at a fraction of the cost of traditional on-premise systems and software.
Posted: 02 Feb 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

SAVVIS

Comparing the TCO of Physical PCs, VDI, and Cloud-hosted Desktops as a Service (Daas)
sponsored by Desktone (VMware)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the total cost of ownership (TCO) of physical PCs, virtual desktops, and cloud-hosted desktops as a service (DaaS).
Posted: 01 Feb 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2011

Desktone (VMware)

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform: The Economic Evolution of Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the exceptional Storage Economics principles built into the Virtual Storage Platform. It delineates how it helps enterprises reduce capital and operating expenditures, garner a greater return on existing storage assets and ultimately lower the total cost of ownership (TCO).
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011

Hitachi Data Systems

Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper is written for BI technical professionals and provides an in-depth overview of the Oracle BI Foundation Suite functional capabilities and technical architecture.
Posted: 27 Jan 2011 | Published: 27 Jan 2011

Oracle Corporation

Getting the MAX from your Virtualized Investment: Comprehensive Solutions from VMware and IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: VMware & IBM paper for small and midsize companies, System x, BladeCenter, and VMware virtualzation solutions offer cost-effective options for transforming IT into a simple more powerful computing infrastructure. Look to IBM and VMware to show you how you can be distinctly competitive and profitable.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

IBM

Bailing Out Your Budget: How Websense Lowers Your TCO
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The unfortunate reality for today’s enterprises is that IT security risks continue to escalate at the same time that the resources available to mitigate them are diminishing or, at best, remaining constant.
Posted: 13 Jan 2011 | Published: 13 Jan 2011

Websense, Inc.

Make the Move from UNIX to Linux: Now is the Time
sponsored by HP Novell
WHITE PAPER: Today’s IT professionals are making strategic investments in Linux, preferring its open architecture and low cost to the proprietary and expensive UNIX platform. Migrating to Linux offers several opportunities for optimizing your data center and controlling costs. Read this white paper to learn more about the many benefits of migrating to Linux.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 | Published: 10 Jan 2011

HP Novell

Symantec NetBackup 5000 Appliance: Turnkey Deduplication Solution for the Enterprise
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Most IT organizations today are challenged with the problem of rapid data growth. Read this white paper to find the right data management solution for your organization.
Posted: 28 Dec 2010 | Published: 28 Dec 2010

Symantec Corporation

SGI® InfiniteStorage Data Migration Facility (DMF): Virtualizing Storage to Enable Active Archiving
sponsored by SGI
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the benefits of Data Migration Facility (DMF) for streamlining data management for the most data-intensive environments. Usage scenarios are discussed along with the core technologies that have made DMF so successful.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

SGI
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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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