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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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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

Building Your Business Case for Best-Practice IT Services Delivery
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for a discussion of TCO components and complexities, as well as cost analysis and business impacts that companies should consider when building a business case. This paper offers tips for assessing the total cost of ownership in delivering best practices through an in-house IT service delivery model.
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Rehosting Mainframe Workloads
sponsored by Clerity
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Clerity’s unique approach to leveraging existing skill sets, application code, and administrative tools, benefiting the bottom line today and better preparing the enterprise to sustain competitive advantage in the future.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Mar 2010

Clerity

Return on Information: Adding to Your ROI with Google Enterprise Search
sponsored by Google Search Appliance
WHITE PAPER: As enterprises continue to produce, store, and make use of business content, volume grows and the investment needed to manage complexity increases. Yet much of this content remains difficult to manage and access. Read this white paper to learn how Google search solutions can boost your bottom line in today's business climate.
Posted: 11 Mar 2010 | Published: 11 Mar 2010

Google Search Appliance

Virtualization with the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series: A Proof of Concept
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT, together with Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group, End User Platform Integration, and Intel's Software and Services Group, conducted proof-of-concept testing and total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis to assess the virtualization capabilities of Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series. The results of the analysis are here.
Posted: 08 Mar 2010 | Published: 20 Aug 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Beyond Search: Improve Insight and Decisions by Unifying Information
sponsored by Attivio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the legacy technologies that influenced the development of both the new generation of search engines and the more powerful unified information access platforms. It also explains the benefits this new approach brings in providing active intelligence on demand and more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 24 Feb 2010

Attivio, Inc.

Mainframe Tape Technology: Eight Myths, Realities and Best Practices
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how organizations can mitigate risk, reduce TCO, address compliance requirements and optimize security and support by better managing and automating key tape-related processes, creating broad strategies for retention and encryption and implementing best practices.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 25 Jul 2008

CA Technologies.

Asset Management: Improve Efficiency and Asset Lifecycle with Mobility
sponsored by Motorola RFID Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Whether you need to scan bar codes or read RFID tags on boxes of office supplies, Motorola's mobile asset management solutions enable the easy, accurate and cost effective tracking of asset location and status-- with minimal administrative effort.
Posted: 23 Feb 2010 | Published: 30 Nov 2007

Motorola RFID Solutions

Built for Virtualization: Combining Dell’s Storage and Server Solutions to Maximize Operational Efficiency and Minimize Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the current state of the virtualized datacenter architecture and the limitations it places on operational efficiency. It concludes with a detailed analysis of Dell's combined storage and server solutions and their proven ability to dramatically improve operational efficiency in highly virtualized infrastructures.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

Dell, Inc.

Overcoming CIO Challenges in Global Mobility Management
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at some of the challenges that CIOs are facing in managing mobility. This is clearly becoming more complex for large enterprises as mobility penetrates more deeply into their organizations, driven by changing working practices and supported by rapidly evolving technology.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

BlackBerry

Reduce Your TCO with Automated Workspace Management
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how to use automated workspace management products to reduce PC TCO by at least $197 per PC per year while maintaining end-user productivity.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Feb 2010

RES Software

The Top Five Challenges with SQL Server Reporting and BI (And What You Can Do About Them)
sponsored by Birst
WHITE PAPER: SQL Server is the world’s most widely used database for small and medium businesses due to its power, speed and affordability. Yet users often face challenges in producing the BI needed to gain crucial insight into their businesses. This paper can help those using Microsoft for business intelligence evaluate their situation and alternatives.
Posted: 15 Feb 2010 | Published: 12 Feb 2010

Birst

5 Key Considerations for Long Term Data Retention
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Managing backup and recovery in today's environment is a multi-dimensional challenge with both near and long term business requirements. This paper explains 5 topics to think about as you design your long-term data retention plans.
Posted: 03 Feb 2010 | Published: 23 Oct 2008

Quantum Corporation

D2D2T Backup Architectures and the Impact of Data De-duplication
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the impact of de-duplication in a disk-to-disk-to-tape (D2D2T) backup and recovery environment.
Posted: 03 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 May 2008

Quantum Corporation

Time to Change: New Thoughts on Supporting Business Change
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how a new, interconnected economy is forcing companies to manage an ever-growing information network -- and the best way to adopt new technologies to give you greater flexibility for faster growth while maintaining business integrity.
Posted: 29 Jan 2010 | Published: 29 Jan 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Allocating Storage With Virtual Provisioning On Dell/EMC CX4 Series Storage Arrays
sponsored by Dell | EMC
WHITE PAPER: Virtual provisioning on Dell/EMC CX4 Series storage arrays is designed to dramatically increase storage utilization, simplify storage management, and minimize power and space requirements. Taking advantage of this flexible, automated approach to storage allocation can help reduce total cost of ownership and enhance data center energy efficiency.
Posted: 29 Jan 2010 | Published: 29 Jan 2010

Dell | EMC

Cisco MDS 9000 Family Virtual SANs Advantages
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today's data centers are faced with many challenges such as consolidation, resources optimization, power, cooling, cost reduction and more. Cisco foresaw these requirements and developed Virtual Storage Area Networks (VSANs) in 2002 to address these issues in the data center.
Posted: 29 Dec 2009 | Published: 29 Dec 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Time to Change New Thoughts on Supporting Business Change Fast and Flexibly
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This joint paper from SAP and Capgemini discusses the challenges of the interconnected economy and describes solutions that enable companies to use technology to innovate the way they do business.
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 | Published: 18 Dec 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Increasing Performance, Security, and Manageability on Desktops and Notebooks with Intel® Core™2 Processor with vPro™ Technology and Windows® 7
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Technical decision makers are faced with many challenges in today's economy: help users get more work done faster and with fewer difficulties, protect the network and individual systems from attacks or malicious code, and much more. Find out how the Intel Core 2 processor with vPro technology complements the new Windows 7 operating system.
Posted: 15 Dec 2009 | Published: 16 Oct 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Storage in a Tough Economy: Five Targets for Lowering Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: When determining a potential storage system's TCO, you must include both capital and operating expenditures, some of which are easy to calculate and others are less obvious. Read this whitepaper to identify target areas for cost savings in your new storage system.
Posted: 20 Nov 2009 | Published: 19 Mar 2009

Xiotech Corporation

Optimizing Business Service Management (BSM) in a Challenging Global Economy: Delivering Service Quality While Improving IT Efficiency
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This IDC White Paper examines the roles of virtualization and automation in improving operational efficiencies. Delivering end-to-end service visibility across both physical and virtual infrastructures is a key requirement for preventing service outages or failures.
Posted: 13 Nov 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

IDC Buyer Case Study: Customer-Centric, User-Friendly Videoconferencing
sponsored by Atos Origin
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Buyer Case Study explores which videoconferencing solution Mydin, Malaysia's largest retailer enterprise, put in place to help connect and communicate, reduce costs, and achieve an optimal ROI.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Atos Origin

Optimizing Your SAP
sponsored by Atos Origin
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper and learn how Atos Origin, the number one SAP upgrade partner and has over 20 years experience of upgrading SAP systems we have upgraded every R/3 release from 2.0 upwards, can help you bring your SAP system to where it needs to be.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 04 Nov 2009

Atos Origin

Advance Your Data Management: Reduce Cost and Risk through the effective and efficient Management of Master Data
sponsored by Atos Origin
WHITE PAPER: Effective and efficient management of master data within the manufacturing sector is a key factor in reducing TCO, providing accurate global spend analysis and improved reporting and decision making. Implementing SAP's Master Data Management solution into an organization enables the backbone of a complete data governance model to be established.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 04 Nov 2009

Atos Origin
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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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