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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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Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Your Solaris Alternative
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about the challenges of migrating from Solaris 10 to Solaris 11 and highlights the benefits of migrating from Solaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux instead.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Red Hat

Austbreak Improves Total Cost of Ownership with SYSPRO
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: In this brief case study, learn how the Australia-based machinery manufacturer Austbreck eliminated operational challenges and improved the total cost of ownership by overhauling its ERP system.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

ERP Selection, Simplified: Make the Right Decision
sponsored by SYSPRO
WEBCAST: In this brief, on-demand video, learn about an enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategy that sets the stage for business success by offering the low costs, scalability, and simplified management you need.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Feb 21, 2012

SYSPRO

Beyond the Hype: Real-world APT Solution Testing by NSS Labs
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a thorough analysis of the Fortinet FortiSandbox 3000D v1.2 breach detection system. It looks at aspects like the effectiveness, performance and TCO of the solution and finds it to be an effective way to detect breaches and breach attempts.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Quantum's Tiered Architecture and Approach to Data Protection
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a tiered architecture and approach to data protection to match data value to storage costs over time.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Quantum Corporation

Mitigating Email Virus Attacks
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to explore the emerging e-mail threat landscape that includes inbound and outbound risks. Read on to discover a simplified management solution that boosts defenses at a lower TCO.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Cisco

Making the First Mile™ of Business Smarter
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
EBOOK: This guide reveals how organizations can be better prepared to get customer interactions right from the start in order to drive success, increase revenue and improve profitability. It also discusses a suite of applications that can provide an essential link between systems of engagement and systems of record.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Kofax, Inc.

The Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of migrating to SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server for System z
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the financial benefits and cost savings of moving workloads from distributed to mainframe environments. It will highlight and identify both hard and soft benefits; specifically quantifying business benefits from an infrastructure that provides optimal performance, reliability, high availability with less downtime.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

SUSE

10 Ways to Save Money in the Cloud
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper presents 10 ways you can save by going to the cloud.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Peak 10

Introducing IBM X6 Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive, in-depth resource to uncover the key features of IBM's enterprise technology and discover why they are more reliable, scalable and easier to manage than other options.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Simplify Management Across Your Data Center and the Cloud
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WEBCAST: Watch now to learn about the latest VMware-based technology that allows you to write, deploy and manage infrastructures and applications the same way as you do in your onsite data center.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 28, 2014

VMware, Inc.

Why Partner with a SAM Provider?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the benefits of choosing a software asset management (SAM) provider instead of an in-house solution.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

CDW Corporation

Centricity Business: Next-Generation Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management
sponsored by GE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a healthcare revenue cycle management solution that addresses key features affected by the industry's rising technologies and requirements.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

GE

Better Performance, Lower Costs: The Advantages of IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper for a head-to-head comparison of two offerings - IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM, and HP DL380p G8 with vSphere 5.1 - to determine which is a better fit for your business. Inside, you'll discover how these two offerings stack up against one another with regard to performance, short- and long-term costs, and more!
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

NSS Labs Network Intrusion Prevention System Product Analysis- IBM GX7800
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the best-value features to look when making a network intrusion prevention system (IPS) by providing performance analysis of a top IPS solution.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises (2013)
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes the economic benefits of cloud computing in the ERP and CRM space, and details how embracing the cloud can be a competitive differentiator for SMBs.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

NetSuite

Buyer’s Guide to Financial Management Software
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down 10 essential capabilities of an effective financial management system. Read on to learn how you can make the software selection process a breeze.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

NetSuite

Imaging Consolidation
sponsored by GE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to reduce medical image system total cost of ownership in a time of declining reimbursements. Click through to explore an archive solution that consolidates diagnostic images from various locations to improve efficiency and reduce cost of care.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

GE

TCO of Unified Communications (Mason Analysis)
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This informative paper discusses how your organization can adopt a feature-rich, future-proof unified communications (UC) solution for significantly less cost than similar solutions on the market, and compares the TCO of some of the leading UC tools.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 28 Jan 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact Of Business Analytics On IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: This report from the experts at Forrester Research investigates the financial impact and potential ROI of one analytics strategy.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

Plug & Play™ Gigabit Ethernet Media Conversion Module
sponsored by Transition Networks, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: The Plug & Play Universal Systems Media Converter Module offers the best of both worlds - easy fiber optic scalability and future proofing with today's cost-effective copper electronics.
Posted: 29 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Sep 2008

Transition Networks, Inc.

Coffee Break: Embracing Tiered Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will discover tiering strategies that have emerged as an indispensable tool to cost-effectively harness the massive data growth.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

Flash: Maximo Asset Management for Healthcare Organizations
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This brief video describes an asset management tool that can help you meet the challenges of an evolving healthcare landscape. Tune in to learn how you can increase productivity and asset utilization, manage compliance, lower costs, and more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Premiered: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

Reducing the costs and risks of data storage in the federal government
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a storage and data management approach that helps reduce storage costs and risks, increase data protection, and much more.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

Danbury Public Schools triples efficiency with Dell cloud client computing
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: In this brief case study, you will discover how a Western Connecticut school district deployed state-of-the-art cost-effective thin clients designed to easily integrate into any virtualized or web-based infrastructure, while meeting the budget and performance requirements for any application.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

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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