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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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CW+: Roundtable: Managing IT assets and tracking total cost of ownership
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Today’s economic climate means IT departments are under pressure to deliver both never-fail applications and service levels that meet business needs, while also reducing costs.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

ECI Apollo: Defining the Next Generation of Optimized Multi-Layer Transport
sponsored by ECI Telecom
WHITE PAPER: Discover the challenges of achieving the new scalability, performance, manageability, and revenue objectives and what you need to meet and overcome them.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

ECI Telecom

EX Series Ethernet Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: High-performance businesses demand a high-performance network infrastructure that provides fast, secure and reliable delivery of the applications that drive the business. Switches deployed in regional offices, campuses and data centers enable these business processes by connecting users.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Cabling Lifecycles and Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: There are several factors that must be taken into account when determining the category or class of cabling that will be used in a network infrastructure. Access this paper to learn more about cabling lifecycles and how to calculate their total cost of ownership.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 13 Oct 2011

Siemon Company

Datacenter Transformation: New Directions for IT from IDC
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: To meet dynamic business services needs, IT must change the model of its datacenters by incorporating flexible and agile infrastructure and processes that support the cost effective and timely delivery of services. Read this expert Q & A to learn more.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Hitachi Data Systems

Top 10 reasons why HP software customers are moving to IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Take a moment to see how many of these top 10 benefits you’re realizing with your HP Software solutions. And then remember: With IBM, you can achieve them all.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

WebSphere Application Server v7 vs. Oracle WebLogic 11g
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document briefly covers key differences between IBM® WebSphere® Application Server and Oracle WebLogic Server. While both products are of high quality and will perform well even in demanding mission-critical environments, there are still some differences in their efficiency and resulting total cost of ownership.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

The Hidden Costs of Microsoft® BitLocker®: White Paper
sponsored by WinMagic
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the issues that you may or may have not known about Microsoft BitLocker. View now to explore enterprise mobile security considerations that will help you make educated decisions on what’s best for your business.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

WinMagic

CRM Total Cost of Ownership: Fees, Subscriptions and Hidden Costs
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The following analysis provides a comparative price analysis of four leading CRM solutions for midmarketorganizations. Forrester Research defines midmarket organizations as any organization with revenues of lessthan $1 billion and/or fewer than 1,000 employees.
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 | Published: 15 Jul 2011

SugarCRM Inc.

Shared Infrastructure: Scale-Out Advantages and Effects on TCO
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Applications such as high performance computing, Web 2.0 and cloud technologies are beginning to require similar features in the data center, including high density, serviceability and power efficiency. Find out how a shared infrastructure can meet these requirements, while providing significant TCO savings.
Posted: 06 Jul 2011 | Published: 06 Jul 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Running IT as a Business: Seven Steps to Aligning IT with the Business
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 7 steps to aligning IT with the business. Find out what they are and how they can help your business provide customer-driven results.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

SAS

The Desktop Transformation Project Virtual Desktops – Demystified
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization has become a viable and cost justifiable alternative to the standard, physical laptop/desktop system. Review this white paper and learn the technical basics of this initiative along with the expected benefits this environment can bring to your organization.
Posted: 20 Jun 2011 | Published: 20 Jun 2011

Matrix42

Single Vendor Network: Myth or Reality
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents an analysis conducted by Gartner of hundreds of clients discussing why they introduced a second vendor into their network infrastructure, and the impact it has on operational costs.
Posted: 14 Jun 2011 | Published: 14 Jun 2011

Avaya

Time Value of Data
sponsored by SGI
WHITE PAPER: All of the printed material on earth is estimated to be about 200 petabytes (200,000 terabytes) of data. That is a lot of information and a lot of data to manage. But it is dwarfed by the amount of data that is generated worldwide with information technology today. Read this white paper to learn more about how to survive the information explosion.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 13 Jun 2011

SGI

Optimizing Storage for Oracle E-Business Suite Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a cost-effective information management solution that optimizes storage infrastructures while also maintaining the performance and scalability that businesses require.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Oracle Corporation

The Truth About MPLS Security
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: If you are sending data over a “private” Wide Area Network (WAN) there is a dirty little secret your service provider doesn’t want you to know about. The truth is that these so-called private WANs offer no inherent security and they aren't really even private.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

Certes Networks

Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining: Successful, Cost-Effective Virtualization Initiatives
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is now a key strategic initiative. But without a holistic vision of the entire infrastructure, its true potential will not be met. Read now to discover the value of tools that simultaneously manage your entire infrastructure, both physical and virtual.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

BDNA

IBM Systems Consolidation Evaluation Tool
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Create a strong financial business justification with support TCO and ROI results.
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 06 Jun 2011

IBM

IBM whitepaper: Building a Dynamic Infrastructure with IBM Power Systems: A Closer Look at Private Cloud TCO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the Total Cost of Ownership for a dynamic infrastructure built around private cloud services and compares it to public cloud alternatives as well as conventional one-application-per-distributed server models.
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

IBM

Total Cost of Acquisition and Ownership Study for: Consolidating Lotus Domino x86 Workloads on IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how companies can maximize the return on their investments by moving up to Lotus Domino 8.5 and consolidating from a larger number of x86 servers to a smaller number of IBM Power servers.
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2010

IBM

Simplifying management and lowering total cost of ownership for SSL certificates
sponsored by GlobalSign
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the basics of using a Managed PKI for SSL solution to alleviate such issues, the benefits of using GlobalSign’s Managed SSL Solution and how this solution enables organisations to quickly and simply manage their SSL Certificates, as well as significantly reduce the operating costs of using SSL.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

GlobalSign

How to Improve Your Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Acronis, Inc
WHITE PAPER: The white paper Closing the Virtualisation Loop identifies the objectives in the next phase of virtual machine backup and recovery and provides recommendations on how to improve backup and disaster recovery in a hybrid IT environment.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 16 May 2011

Acronis, Inc

Future Proofing Your Mobile Computers: How the Features You Select Now Can Protect & Extend Your Investment Years into the Future
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how the features and options available for ruggedized mobile computers used in warehousing and distribution can extend the time they can perform in warehouses and distribution centers. It also provides guidance on how to make decisions that will protect your investments by meeting user needs today and into the future.
Posted: 12 May 2011 | Published: 12 May 2011

Intermec

Unified Content Security in Practice
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Unified Content Security is a new sescurity solution, but it is an effective one. With this solutions your business is able to combine web security, email security, and data loss prevention.
Posted: 03 May 2011 | Published: 03 May 2011

Websense, Inc.

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.
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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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