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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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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

Are You Ready for Economic Bounce Back?
sponsored by Micro Focus, Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the concept that preparing for economic recovery is not something that can wait; it is something that businesses should plan for now. It will introduce enterprise application migration strategies that can be considered within any organization and also emphasize the importance of forward thinking and planning in down economy.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

Micro Focus, Ltd

Best Practices for Virtualizing Distributed Environments: Enterprise-Class Virtualization for Remote Office and Branch Office Infrastructures
sponsored by VM6 Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides the 4 best practices that IT leaders of ROBO organizations need to consider when virtualizing their businesses, providing ROI tips and establishing a roadmap for reducing the Total Cost of Ownership for virtualizing the distributed ROBO environment.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

VM6 Software

Distributed IT Infrastructures: Alternative Approaches
sponsored by VM6 Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the benefits derived and the costs associated with virtualization in the Remote Offices/Branch Offices, in the classic model versus the proposed model.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

VM6 Software

Business Intelligence in SAP® Business All-in-One
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the business intelligence functionality in SAP Business All-in-One solutions, your company can gain visibility, insight, operational alignment, and accountability to increase revenue, margins, and liquidity; streamline processes; improve agility; and become a best-run business.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 26 Oct 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Intel® Core™2 Processor with vPro™ Technology and Windows® 7: Better for Business
sponsored by Intel Technology Provider
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: 19 Oct 2009 | Published: 16 Oct 2009

Intel Technology Provider

Performance Management Applications Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Hyperion performance management applications deliver a wide range of Business benefits as well as IT benefits; this overview outlines key benefits.
Posted: 12 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

The Systems Management Buyer’s Guide: Five Keys to Low Total Cost of Ownership for Midsized Businesses
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the five key characteristics of software that can meet these challenges successfully, and specifically considers the capability of Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer software to meet these challenges.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Hitachi Data Systems

The Tangible Value of Server Virtualization
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is more than just a concept-- it is a concrete business strategy that can provide tangible value for companies in virtually any industry. Read this paper to learn more about Dell's virtual infrastructure solutions.
Posted: 29 Sep 2009 | Published: 17 Dec 2007

Dell India

Storage Virtualisation and the HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents an overview of storage virtualisation at the controller level of a storage system. It describes how HP defines virtualisation technology and how it applies to the HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) storage system.
Posted: 29 Sep 2009 | Published: 14 Feb 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cost Savings with Centralized Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a close examination of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and how it may dramatically lower total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this paper to learn about the current cost of PC management and how virtual desktops can be deployed using existing budgets.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 11 May 2009

Citrix

The Compelling Case for Conferencing
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: As organizations look for ways to improve business outcomes while reducing costs and encouraging environmental sustainability, many are turning to software-based conferencing and collaboration solutions for audio and Web conferencing. This paper explains some benefits realized by companies who have deployed these unified communications solutions.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

Microsoft

Better Decision Making Through Faster Analytics
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes performance gains achieved by upgrading to the latest version of SAS v9.2 on Xeon 5500 (Nehalem) platform. SAS Forecast Server workload is utilized. Paper also describes usage of Intel compiler and Intel software tools.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Intel Corporation

IBM CloudBurst™: Making Rain in an Economic Dry Spell
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A complement to your existing IT infrastructure, IBM CloudBurst™ includes hardware, software and services, and provides secure, reliable, private cloud computing. Fit-for-purpose and self-contained, IBM CloudBurst dramatically reduces capital and operational costs, accelerating investment payback. Read on to learn more . . .
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 08 Sep 2009

IBM

White Paper: Proven Strategies for Archiving Complex Relational Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Database growth, long-term data retention regulations and storage requirements increase operational costs. Yet, archiving complex relational data poses many challenges. Optim Data Growth Solution provides proven technology and comprehensive capabilities that make archiving complex relational data practical and desirable.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

IBM

Initial Investment Payback Analysis Summary Report: Dell PowerEdge R710 Solution with Hyper-V vs. Dell PowerEdge 2850 Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Dell commissioned Principled Technologies to estimate how many months it would take to recapture initial investment costs when consolidating multiple 4-year-old Dell™ PowerEdge™ 2850 server and storage solutions onto a Dell PowerEdge R710 server and storage solution using Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 with Hyper-V™
Posted: 02 Sep 2009 | 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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