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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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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.

5 Best Practices for Smartphone Support: The Enterprise Guide to Smart Support for Smart Devices
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper features real-world examples from US enterprises on how the benefits of keeping mobile devices functioning without interruption are felt on every level of business.
Posted: 20 Apr 2011 | Published: 20 Apr 2011

LogMeIn, Inc.

The Need for Unified Content Security
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Part 1 of a three-part series, this paper elaborates on the business and technology conditions that have given rise to the need for a unified content security solution.It also includes a high-level functional description and summary of benefits for such a solution.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

Websense, Inc.

Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center: Changing the Economics of Datacenter Operations
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To help you assess both the full costs and overall benefits of datacenter management solutions, this white paper examines the primary inefficiencies found in typical datacenters, and then presents the strategies commonly used to resolve them.
Posted: 23 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

Oracle Corporation

Analyzing the Virtualization Deployment Advantages of Two- and Four-Socket Server Platforms
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT and Intel's Data Center Group conducted proof of concept (PoC) testing and total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis to compare two- and four-socket servers based on Intel Xeon processors for a variety of virtualization scenarios. Download this white paper for a detailed look at this test and its results.
Posted: 23 Mar 2011 | Published: 23 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Cloud Computing: Business Benefits With Security, Governance and Assurance Perspectives
sponsored by ISACA
WHITE PAPER: Globalization and recent economic pressures have resulted in increased requirements for the availability, scalability and efficiency of enterprise information technology (IT) solutions.
Posted: 23 Mar 2011 | Published: 23 Mar 2011

ISACA

Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence for IBM System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you will read about how IBM offers not only a flexible, scalable, cost-effective mainframe platform - the IBM System z™ - but also delivers a portfolio of innovative business intelligence and data warehousing solutions for the mainframe.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

Dimensional Excellence - Build it or Buy it?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The true total cost of ownership favors the adoption of a proven, configurable, best-of-breed tool for which the costs and implementation timescales are predictable, and through which risks are minimized. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

Oracle Corporation

IBM Smart Analytics System Brochure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The IBM Smart Analytics System helps accelerate the delivery of insights for faster, smarter action; helps lower the cost of deriving more value from enterprise information; and features a modular architecture that enables organizations to easily add capacity and adapt to changing business needs. Check out this paper now to learn more.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

IBM

Rethinking Perimeter Security: New Threats Require Real-Time Protection
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Over the last few years, networked resources have become increasingly available to a wide audience of customers, partners, suppliers, and the general public. As a result, more and more people have become reliant upon instantaneous access to information and services in order to do business.
Posted: 03 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 Mar 2011

Radware

Total cost of ownership: How much are you really spending to host your ad server?
sponsored by OpenX
WHITE PAPER: OpenX has calculated all the 'hidden' costs of hosting your own ad server. Read this white paper and understand the full range of costs such as technical infrastructure, soft-costs such as staff time, and risks associated with self-hosting.
Posted: 23 Feb 2011 | Published: 23 Feb 2011

OpenX

Quantifying the Total Cost of Upgrade (TCU) for HP-UX Environments to HP-UX 11i v3
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This TechWise Research offering gives a detailed analyses of costs and benefits associated with upgrading earlier versions of the HP-UX 11i operating environments to HP-UX 11i v3.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

HP & 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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