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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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Confronting the Data Center Crisis: A Cost - Benefit Analysis of the IBM Computing on Demand (CoD) Cloud Offering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Through IBM client interviews across several industries and other industry and workload analyses, this paper examines the benefits and costs of IBM’s Computing on Demand cloud offering for high performance business and technical computing. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010

IBM

The Economic Evolution of Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: The latest technologies innovations provide a big, evolutionary stride in economically superior storage designed to swiftly address mounting data challenges and changing business demands. With 3D scaling and dynamic tiering, IT leaders can dynamically scale up, scale out and scale deep for increased performance and scalability.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

Hitachi Data Systems

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 sametime that the resources available to mitigate them are diminishing or, at best, remaining constant. Check out this white paper to learn how to efficiently secure your data while lowering your overall total cost of ownership.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2010

Websense, Inc.

Storage Virtualization with IBM SAN Volume Controller: Lowering Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the business case a large insurance company recently put together to investigate the merits of implementing a storage virtualization solution based on IBM’s SAN Volume Controller (SVC) technology. Continue reading to learn how storage virtualization with IBM SVC can help lower overall total cost of ownership.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

IBM

Total cost of ownership (TCO) of Dell PowerEdge M710 and HP Proliant BL685c G5 blade solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises of all sizes are deploying or considering deploying blade systems as a way to consolidate resources and lower their total cost of ownership. Read this white paper to learn about the total cost of ownership (TCO) for the Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 19 Mar 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Virtual Machine Protection with Symantec NetBackup 7
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Because of the obvious total cost of ownership benefits of virtualization, virtual machines are assuming more business-critical roles in the data center. In a recent survey, more than 75% of all enterprise companies listed server virtualization as one of the top technologies they are adopting. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 15 Nov 2010 | Published: 15 Nov 2010

Symantec Corporation

Seven Criteria for Evaluating Security as-a-Service (SaaS) Solutions
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the security challenges organizations are facing today; addresses misconceptions about Security as-a-Service (SaaS); and provides criteria to help you evaluate SaaS solutions.
Posted: 15 Nov 2010 | Published: 15 Nov 2010

Websense, Inc.

The ROI and TCO Benefits of EMC Data Domain Deduplication Storage and VMware
sponsored by EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines and quantifies the costs and benefits of deduplication in VMware environments. Three detailed case studies from large organizations in different industries are presented. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2010

EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

Server Consolidation with IBM System x and BladeCenter Power by Intel Xeon Processors: Lowering Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study and see how the latest IBM System x and BladeCenter servers powered with the new energy efficient Intel Xeon 5500 series processors offer tremendous opportunity for reducing energy consumption, shrinking your data center footprint and lowering operational costs.
Posted: 22 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

IBM

Practical Information Governance: Balancing Cost, Risk, and Productivity
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits and challenges associated with information governance, as well as the best approach to implementing it across a wide range of content types.
Posted: 11 Oct 2010 | Published: 11 Aug 2010

EMC Corporation

WebLogic Suite ActiveCache and Increasing ROI: A Technical Perspective
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Oracle ActiveCache enables organizations to predictably scale applications running on Oracle WebLogic Server with simplified integration to Oracle Coherence. Learn more about the benefits of Oracle ActiveCache in this free white paper.
Posted: 06 Oct 2010 | Published: 10 Sep 2009

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Establishing Trust in Remote Access Transactions
sponsored by ActivIdentity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Most organizations are adding exposure points with growing laptop and smart phone populations seeking remote access. Static passwords are easily stolen. Strong authentication is needed. Read this white paper to find out so much more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 05 Oct 2010

ActivIdentity Corporation

End-to-End Choices in Tiered Storage Solutions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle's tiered storage strategy lets you effectively manage and store data across multiple types of storage media while reducing your total cost of ownership up to 54 percent. Oracle is the only technology leader to provide a scalable, end-to-end storage solution that aligns data value with the right combination of cost, performance, and capacity.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

Optimizing the Virtual Environment
sponsored by uptime software inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find both the pitfalls of virtual monitoring and management, and how to navigate the maze of competing virtual monitoring and management vendors. In the end, you'll have a clear idea of what solutions will work for you.
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 29 Sep 2010

uptime software inc.

Virtual Firsthand Training – A New Dimension of SAP® Education
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how new virtual learning options from the SAP® Education organization fulfill the requirements of many companies and consultants. Continue reading to learn how they reduce training investments, meet various needs, and offer a flexible learning approach.
Posted: 28 Sep 2010 | Published: 28 Sep 2010

SAP America, Inc.

SAP® Custom Development: Meeting the Needs of Utilities Companies
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how to stay ahead of the competition you need software solutions that support your unique business processes. The SAP® Custom Development organization offers utilities companies a comprehensive, flexible range of custom development services that transform your unique challenges into innovative solutions and business success.
Posted: 28 Sep 2010 | Published: 28 Sep 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Program and Project Management Services: Trusted Advisors and Proven Leadership for your SAP® Solutions
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores SAP Project Management Services. Read on to learn how comprehensive project management services from SAP Consulting reduce total cost of ownership, accelerate time to value, and unleash the full potential of SAP investments, whether you’re introducing or upgrading SAP software or rolling out new functionality.
Posted: 20 Sep 2010 | Published: 20 Sep 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Quantifying the Benefits of the RightScale Cloud Management Platform
sponsored by RightScale
WHITE PAPER: This white paper quantifies the cost and time savings that RightScale customers have achieved by using its fully automated management platform for cloud computing with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, Rackspace and others.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010 | Published: 13 Sep 2010

RightScale

Taking the Pain out of Data Protection, Recovery and Restore
sponsored by Zetta Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Ninety five percent of organizations that failed to recover their data and systems within two weeks of a disaster go out of business within two years. This is not a pretty picture. Regrettably, the consequences of poor DR preparedness will only come to light when there is a disaster. There has to be a better way. There is. 
Posted: 07 Sep 2010 | Published: 07 Sep 2010

Zetta Inc.

Chasing the Mobile Desktop: How to Tame your Distributed Desktop Environment
sponsored by Wanova, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper surveys existing and emerging approaches to desktop management in the enterprise, covering both traditional systems management methods, as well as newer desktop virtualization technologies. We will discuss their advantages and shortcomings of each approach.
Posted: 02 Sep 2010 | Published: 02 Sep 2010

Wanova, Inc.

Polycom UC Intelligent Core: Scalable Infrastructure for Distributed Video
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Video is leaving the dedicated video conference room and becoming a standard communication tool and part of the individual's daily workflow. In turn, this trend is having a profound impact on the scalability requirements of the visual communication system.
Posted: 27 Aug 2010 | Published: 27 Aug 2010

Polycom, Inc.

Consolidating Applications with Oracle Solaris Containers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this white paper is to provide information about consolidating applications onto a single server using Oracle Solaris Containers to isolate applications and efficiently manage system resources between them.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 May 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Oracle Solaris and Sun SPARC Systems – Integrated and Optimized for Enterprise Computing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended for IT architects, system administrators, and developers that want to understand the details of how Oracle® Solaris and SPARC® can improve your application solution environment. 
Posted: 24 Aug 2010 | Published: 25 Jun 2010

Oracle Corporation

Capitalizing on Microsoft Windows 7 Mobility Features for Secure Remote Access
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: As legions of mobile workers connect to their organizations' internal networks, IT leaders must find ways to enhance efficiency and simplify management of remote systems. Read this paper to learn about recent innovations in Dell™ client solutions and the Microsoft® Windows® 7 OS that enable faster, easier mobile access to networks than ever before.
Posted: 18 Aug 2010 | Published: 18 Aug 2010

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

PCs as Strategic Assets
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you'll learn how managing PCs as strategic assets, streamlining processes, and buying more-capable PCs with built-in manageability that improve productivity and security, not only reduces TCO but also delivers measurable top-line benefits year after year.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 May 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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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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