Business of Information Technology  >   Business Processes  >   Business Intelligence  >   Business Performance Management  >   Metrics  >   Financial Metrics  >  

ROI

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Return On Investment, ROI Calculators, Cost Calculators, IT ROI
DEFINITION: For a given use of money in an enterprise, the ROI (return on investment) is how much profit or cost saving is realized. An ROI calculation is sometimes used along with other approaches to develop a business case for a given proposal. The overall ROI for an enterprise is sometimes used as a way to grade how well a company is managed. If an enterprise has immediate objectives of getting market  … 
Definition continues below.
ROIReports
151 - 175 of 724 Matches Previous Page  | Next Page
Is proving short-term unified communications ROI really necessary?
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide takes a close look at the different ways ROI can be determined. Uncover how UC is being justified in organizations, how to take full advantage of its benefits and what you can expect from UC in the future.
Posted: 05 Jul 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2011

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: How to Determine if VDI is Right for your Company and Ways to Overcome Common Annoyances
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EGUIDE: Even though the thought of virtual desktops has caught everyone's attention, the actual number of installations remains small. This expert e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com explains how organizations can determine whether this technology is right for them by calculating the return on investment from VDI.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 26 May 2011

SearchDataCenter.com

Computer Weekly 19 July 2011: A Conversation with the CIO of one of the UK government’s biggest IT estates
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EBOOK: In this week's issue of Computer Weekly we talk exclusively to one of the top CIOs in UK government about the challenges of innovating with IT at a time when the public sector is forced to make huge cuts in spending. An informative buyer's guide on desktop virtualisation is also featured, plus much more. Download this issue now.
Posted: 18 Jul 2011 | Published: 18 Jul 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Manchester Essex Regional School District: Virtualization helps a Massachusetts school district deliver better education while reducing costs, IT staff burdens and environmental impact
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Manchester Essex Regional School District was looking to build a new school for its 8500 student body, tasking the IT department with finding the most effective way to help build and manage an energy-efficient IT infrastructure. This white paper highlights how VMware data center virtualization and other software helped them achieve their goals.
Posted: 12 Jul 2011 | Published: 12 Jul 2011

VMware, Inc.

How to Max Your Mobile Monitoring Performance for Real ROI
sponsored by Neustar®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, find out how monitoring your mobile performance for ROI can accelerate and maximize your mobile investment. Join Patrick Lightbody, Director of Product Management at Neustar Webmetrics, as he discusses how to interpret real ROI and take action based on the results.
Posted: 12 Jul 2011 | Published: 20 Jun 2011

Neustar®

Achieving ROI from Enterprise Communications: A Revolutionary Approach
sponsored by Thunderhead
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of how Thunderhead customers have achieved truly revolutionary ROI by streamlining their communications processes through the implementation of the Thunderhead Enterprise Communications platform.
Posted: 08 Jul 2011 | Published: 08 Jul 2011

Thunderhead

Process and document management flexibility
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Integrated process solution automated several hundred business processes Replaced several legacy systems with redundant workflow capabilities Key centerpiece of enterprise architecture.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

Case Study: Compellent SAN earns an A+ in ROI for the University of North Texas
sponsored by Dell Compellent
CASE STUDY: UNT needed to deploy a new SAN that could meet the performance, ease-of-management, and cost requirements. In the search for the right solution, they went through an extensive cost of ownership analysis of the competing vendors. Read this Case Study to learn more about the solution they found.
Posted: 29 Jun 2011 | Published: 29 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

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

Business and Financial Benefits of Virtualization
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When IT executives engage with VMware they often ask themselves many questions, including “How do my metrics compare to my peers with respect to virtualizing my IT environment?”. This exclusive white paper highlights top anecdotes and qualitative research on virtualization's business and financial benefits. Learn more here.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

VMware, Inc.

E-Guide: Best Practices for Managing Virtual Machines
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: There are many things to consider when designing storage to support a virtual desktop infrastructure environment. While budgets may limit some of your options, there are a number of creative solutions available that can help you get the performance your virtual desktops will require. Read this guide to learn more.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

How to calculate the advantages of a private cloud to make a business case
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: When it comes to justifying a private cloud strategy to executives, IT pros have their work cut out for them because of the confusion surrounding this platform. This expert e-guide highlights effective ways to calculate the cost advantages of a private cloud model and more.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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

Expert tips for calculating the cost advantages of a private cloud
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: Mastering private cloud economics means refining the business value proposition of your portfolio view of computing environments, and in turn developing a simple model that describes the cost and benefit of each environment. This expert e-guide provides insight on how to calculate private cloud cost advantages and more.
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 17 Jun 2011

CA Technologies.

Expert tips for realizing maximum private cloud benefits
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: Many organizations either already have a private cloud, plan to build one or at least have considered in-house cloud as an option. This expert e-guide explains which tools to use to unlock the full benefits of a private cloud and more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | Published: 16 Jun 2011

CA Technologies.

The Total Economic Impact of IBM Infosphere Master Data Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Forrester Consulting examined the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management (MDM) solution.
Posted: 15 Jun 2011 | Published: 14 Jun 2011

IBM

IDC White Paper: Driving Productivity with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix Systems and Wyse
WHITE PAPER: Zero client devices are changing the way people look at desktop virtualization for the workplace. In this white paper, IDC explores the challenges facing companies looking to implement the technology, discusses the market forecast and provides an overview of the benefits of Virtual Client Computing.
Posted: 15 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 May 2011

Citrix Systems and Wyse

Avoiding the 8 common mistakes of Windows 7 migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: More organizations are beginning to see a Windows 7 migration as an opportunity for significant performance and efficiency gains within their IT infrastructure. In addition, many are thinking about conducting a PC refresh along with their Windows 7 migration. Understand how you can be successful in this process now.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Red Hat Server Modernization TCO Calculator
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
ASSESSMENT TOOL: This assessment tool compares the projected costs of growing and maintaining a current Unix based server environment with the costs of migrating to a Red Hat Enterprise Linux server environment.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

Red Hat & IBM

Understanding Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization is being considered by more IT pros as they face increasing pressure to control costs, security, regulate compliance and more. Read this white paper to learn about the various desktop virtualization models available for your infrastructure, how each model works and identify the best fit for your IT shop today.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Intel

 Password Self Help – Password Reset for IBM i
sponsored by Safestone Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn about a self help password application that can give you a high ROI and free up time to work on more business critical issues.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

Safestone Technologies

IBM Computing on Demand Uses Cloud to Increase Business Productivity CASE STUDY
sponsored by IBM and Intel
CASE STUDY: Many companies need to scale up their computing capacity in a short period of time to meet peaks in their demand and then scale back down. Read the case study to learn how IBM's Computing on Demand model delivers the capacity our clients need to be more responsive in today’s demanding business environment.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

IBM and Intel

Comprehensive, scalable management for your virtual data center
sponsored by IBM and Intel
WHITE PAPER: If you're an IT pro responsible for managing a virtual infrastructure, you know virtualization can add its own administrative complexities. Read this solution brief to see how Microsoft® System Center Virtual Machine Manager Workgroup Edition on IBM® System x® servers can centralize and streamline management of a consolidated virtual environment.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

IBM and Intel

Presentation Transcript: Virtualizing IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.1 on VMware vSphere 4 - Testing Performance, Functionality and Benefits
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: It is important to remain competitive in the IT industry. This presentation transcript highlights why now is the best time to evaluate virtualization for Lotus Domino for VMware. Review the latest testing done to validate performance and functionality for running IBM Lotus Domino™ 8.5.1 running on virtual machines using VMware vSphere™ 4.0.
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 06 Jun 2011

VMware, Inc.

IBM BladeCenter HS22 Product Guide
sponsored by IBM and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Read this Product Guide on the IBM BladeCenter HS22 reviewing the versatile, easy-to-use blade optimized for performance, energy and cooling.
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 06 Jun 2011

IBM and Intel
151 - 175 of 724 Matches Previous Page    5 6 7 8 9 10    Next Page
 
ROI DEFINITION (continued): … For a given use of money in an enterprise, the ROI (return on investment) is how much profit or cost saving is realized. An ROI calculation is sometimes used along with other approaches to develop a business case for a given proposal. The overall ROI for an enterprise is sometimes used as a way to grade how well a company is managed. If an enterprise has immediate objectives of getting market revenue share, building infrastructure, positioning itself for sale, or other objectives, a return on investment might be measured in terms of meeting one or more of these objectives rather than in immediate profit or cost saving.
ROI definition sponsored by SearchCIO.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary
Browse by Report Type:
ROI White Papers | ROI Multimedia | ROI IT Downloads

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement