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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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Cloud Services: Total Economic Benefits Assessment Guide
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: By now, everyone knows that the cloud is a strong option because of its cost benefit. But have you ever done an exact breakdown to see where the savings happen? This paper provides economic comparisons between perpetually licensed software, and newer cloud service equivalents.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Citrix

Client Virtualization Planning Guide
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is increasingly the preferred infrastructure solution for virtualized desktop and application deployments. Read this white paper for guidance on planning client virtualization deployments using HCI in order to achieve best-in-class user experience and positive ROI.
Posted: 06 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

TCO Study: Dell EMC VxRail vs. DIY HCI
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
RESEARCH CONTENT: Download this paper for the results of a three-year total cost of ownership (TCO) study comparing a fully optimized hyper-converged appliance co-designed and built with VMware and an equivalent do-it-yourself (DIY) solution of standalone server hardware and software.
Posted: 30 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Oct 2017

Dell EMC and Intel®

Infrastructure Economics: What IT Leaders Can Learn from the CFO Organization and Vice Versa
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
ANALYST REPORT: The IT and finance departments share a commitment to ensuring that every investment provides maximum value to the business. Access this Frost & Sullivan paper to learn how to get IT and finance teams to see things from the same perspective, bust infrastructure myths, and frame the conversation moving forward.
Posted: 20 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Are You Still Paying for Virtualization?
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: It's important to periodically ask whether the benefits your business gets from virtualization tools are commensurate with the cost. Many organizations inevitably find that they are paying to license tools they either aren't using at all or are not getting much benefit from. Access this white paper to learn how to lower your virtualization costs.
Posted: 19 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Nutanix

Re-Engineering the Hybrid Cloud Journey: The 5 Critical Phases
sponsored by CloudVelox
WHITE PAPER: Previous ideas about optimal re-architecting for cloud optimization have grinded hybrid cloud projects to a halt, so a new strategy has emerged. This guide outlines the five critical phases of this new hybrid cloud migration strategy based on automation and post-migration optimization and refactoring.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 17 Oct 2017

CloudVelox

Amazon Web Services Planning Guide for Chief Financial Officers
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
EBOOK: This white paper explores the financial drivers behind cloud adoption and raises important questions about staffing and technology decisions that are critical to success.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Amazon Web Services

Case study: Dreamworks Animation Adopts Composable Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to find out how Dreamworks Animation was able to use composable infrastructure to make its IT infrastructure flexible, agile, and dynamic, with quick provisioning, easy access to production assets, and ubiquitous campus connectivity.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Accelerating Splunk
sponsored by Apeiron Data Systems, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Innovations in storage systems, networks, and servers systems have made it so that current enterprise data center IT architectures are not capable of efficiently running big data analytics platforms. Access this paper to learn about a platform that optimizes architectures to run the analytics platforms currently on the market.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 10 Oct 2017

Apeiron Data Systems, Inc.

Achieve The Benefits Of Cloud With Your Critical Applications
sponsored by Cintra
WHITE PAPER: It is time to migrate your applications to the cloud. Many organizations have already started this process, some even realizing new capabilities. Access this white paper to learn about the benefits you can expect to realize from migrating to the cloud.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Cintra

A Guide to Better TCO and Agility With Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This custom white paper explores how organizations are reaping huge rewards in terms of performance boosts, cost savings, and improved scale by switching to HCI, as well as describes how vSAN can help you make these goals a reality.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

VMware

Giving a US Ticket Distribution Company Insight Required to Reduce Risk and Waste in AWS
sponsored by Densify
CASE STUDY: A ticket distribution company was struggling with a public cloud business management tool, having to manually right-size instances, therefore realizing sub-optimal results. Read this case study to find out how this company was able to gain detailed visibility into their services and maintain ongoing optimization to eliminate both risks and waste.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Densify

Leading Energy Provider Gets Insight into Hosting Alternatives for AWS Workloads
sponsored by Densify
CASE STUDY: In this case study, a leading energy provider in North American acquired a Canadian provider that had 368 AWS cloud instances. Read on to find out how this company gained the insight they needed to discuss new hosting platforms with its consulting services partner.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Densify

GVC Gaming Boosts Efficiency and Reduces Costs
sponsored by Cintra
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how one company was able to establish a new enterprise architecture that took full advantage of cloud computing's benefits, wile shifting IT from a traditional maintenance role to a business innovation center.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Cintra

The Human Cost of a Move to the Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace
RESOURCE: When it comes to moving to the cloud, you have two choices: use a managed service provider (MSP) or do-it-yourself (DIY). Access this infographic to learn about the focus areas you will have to consider, whether MSP or DIY gets you to the cloud faster, and which option is cheaper.
Posted: 28 Sep 2017 | Published: 28 Sep 2017

Rackspace

Top 3 reasons why your public cloud bills are higher than they should be and what to do about it
sponsored by Densify
WEBCAST: Most organization's that utilize public cloud feel their bill is higher than necessary. EMA Research shows that 42% of users see public cloud cost control as their top investment priority in 2017. Access this webcast to learn the top reasons your public cloud bills are so high and what to do about them.
Posted: 27 Sep 2017 | Premiered: Sep 27, 2017

Densify

Measurably Different Measurably Better
sponsored by Virtustream
RESOURCE: Did you know that you could use your virtual machines (VMs) to measure cloud consumption? Knowing exactly how you are utilizing the cloud will enable you to better control your resources. Read this infographic to learn how to realize a 10-40% reduction in virtualized resource consumption.
Posted: 19 Sep 2017 | Published: 19 Sep 2017

Virtustream

Future-Ready Cloud
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: 60% of enterprise IT organizations are testing or planning to implement a hybrid cloud strategy within two years. Access this white paper to see why so many are investing in hybrid clouds and how they help future-proof your data center.
Posted: 07 Sep 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Intel

The Shift to SaaS: A High-Value Opportunity for ISVs
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss the benefits that stem from changes to an ISV's business model and operating model, as well as suggestions on how to prepare for a SaaS transition. See how 20 ISVs successfully transitioned from a traditional software licensing and delivery model to SaaS.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

Microsoft

Calculating the TCO of Moving SAP Workloads to Cloud
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Inside, discover a cost benefits estimator that uses third-party validated financial metrics and justification models to help estimate costs and savings of adopting managed cloud services for your specific environment.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Mar 2017

IBM

10 Questions and Answers About Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Avnet
RESOURCE: You have heard about hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), but a lot of it has been hype. This infographic asks (and answers) ten questions about HCI to help you cut through the buzz and get to the core of the technology. Read on to learn what you need to know to get started with HCI.
Posted: 01 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Avnet

All-Flash Buyer's Guide: Tips for Evaluating Solid State Arrays
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This guide will help you understand the most important selection criteria when purchasing SSDs. Discover details on primary considerations such as performance, capacity and scalability, and 3 more ways to simplify all-flash storage decision-making.
Posted: 29 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

NetApp

Next Generation Firewall Comparative Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report examines 11 next generation firewalls, evaluating for overall security, performance, and TCO. Take a look to see which providers lead the pack, which ones to avoid, and more.
Posted: 20 Sep 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.

All in on Hyper-Converged Infrastructure?
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: Should you go all-in on hyper-convergence infrastructure (HCI) or play it more conservatively? This e-guide explores why traditional storage infrastructures are falling short, why the industry is leaning toward HCI, and more.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 29 Aug 2017

Dell

Your Guide to Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools
sponsored by Nlyte Software
EGUIDE: The definition of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tools varies, but the nature of these tools is to give you deeper insight into your IT infrastructure and facilities. This e-guide gives you an understanding of DCIM, how to incorporate the tools into your organization, their impact on modern data centers, and more.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Nlyte Software
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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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