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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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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®

Assessing the Financial Impact of Downtime
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will address the assessment of threats to your IT operations, inclusive of systems, applications, and data, and will guide you through the process of developing solid numbers around the potential costs they represent.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Vision Solutions

Real-Time Database Sharing: What Can It Do for Your Business?
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Got business-critical information residing on your System i as well as other databases? It’s likely you have silos of information that are difficult to share, which puts people at risk of making decisions based upon inaccurate or outdated information. Learn how new data sharing software can replicate and transform data in real-time.
Posted: 13 Aug 2010 | Published: 13 Aug 2010

Vision Solutions

Total Economic Impact™ Of Panduit’s Unified Physical Infrastructure℠ (UPI)
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: This study illustrates the financial impact of moving from disparate and aging wiring systems to an integrated, building-wide IT connectivity infrastructure.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

Panduit

Save with on-premise conferencing
sponsored by Dimension Data.
WHITE PAPER: In the current economic downturn, the business case for on-premise conferencing solutions is too compelling to ignore. Read this paper to learn more about the business case for on-premise conferencing, the historic challenges of conferencing, and how to save costs with unified conferencing.
Posted: 08 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Dimension Data.

Maximizing the Benefits of Virtualization: Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™ and the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Together, Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and servers based on the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series provide a highly efficient foundation for virtualization with improved performance and energy efficiency, increased flexibility, higher reliability and lower TCO. Read this paper to learn about the features and business benefits of these solutions.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Dell and Microsoft

Riding the Virtualization Simplification Wave
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization is now beginning to deliver functional and economic benefits to nearly all classes of enterprises willing to take the virtualization plunge, down to and including organizations with just a few hundred seats.
Posted: 07 May 2010 | Published: 07 May 2010

D-Link

Why Scalable Blades: HP Integrity Server Blades (BL860c i2, BL870c i2, and BL890c i2)
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: If you are considering upgrading from a current bladed or non-bladed server design to a next generation server, this white paper is intended to highlight some of the capabilities of the HP Integrity server blades to aid in your evaluation.
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010

HP & Intel®

Extending the Lifecycle and Lowering the TCO of your SAN
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: If you are in charge of IT at a mid-size enterprise, you’re probably about to bite the bullet to add a new Storage Area Network (SAN). Why? The simple answer is that it’s a combination of challenges and opportunities. Read this paper to learn why any organization that runs more than one business server application should consider a SAN.
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 | Published: 26 Apr 2010

D-Link

ArcGIS® Server and Virtualization
sponsored by Esri
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is becoming a standard IT practice. It is becoming more popular among ArcGIS customers as well. ESRI uses virtualization technologies for the development, QA and certification processes of ArcGIS Server. This paper provides an overview of virtualization and addresses some common questions regarding ArcGIS Server and virtualization.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

Esri

Supercharging Return on Investment with Rapid Application Development Tools
sponsored by FileMaker, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Rapid Application Development (RAD) Tools have become the best way for businesses to incorporate agility into their application development projects. This paper examines the FileMaker Platform and how it offers certain advantages over tools that use more traditional methodologies such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, and Salesforce.com.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 12 Apr 2010

FileMaker, Inc.

Managing Network Bandwidth to Maximize Network Performance
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to leverage best practices to monitor, baseline, and manage the network bandwidth and performance. It also highlights how to identify and eliminate issues such as unwanted traffic, unwanted protocols, and network problems with factory default switch configurations.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Fluke Networks

Five Common Myths of VDI
sponsored by Pano Logic, Inc
WHITE PAPER: VDI promises substantial savings from improved IT productivity, slashed energy and cooling costs, improved hardware reliability, longer endpoint life spans, and much greater flexibility and responsiveness in provisioning and supporting desktop computing. This white paper discusses common myths and realities about VDI.
Posted: 08 Apr 2010 | Published: 08 Apr 2010

Pano Logic, Inc

Designing Secure Multi-Tenancy into Virtualized Data Centers
sponsored by Continental Resources
WHITE PAPER: Today’s traditional IT model suffers from resources located in different, unrelated silos—leading to low utilization and gross inefficiency. Enterprise servers reside in one area of the data center and network switches and storage arrays in another. This document describes the design of - and the rationale behind - the Secure Cloud Architecture.
Posted: 02 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Apr 2010

Continental Resources

Determining Total Cost of Ownership for Data Center and Network Room Infrastructure
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes an improved method for measuring TCO for data center and network room physical infrastructure, and provides examples on how to relate these costs to the overall IT infrastructure and evaluate cost control strategies.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

APC by Schneider Electric
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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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