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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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Enterprise Risk Management: Enabling Risk-Adjusted Management of Strategy and Performance
sponsored by SAP AG
VIDEO: Find out how SAP software allows you to identify, mitigate, and manage risk so that you can increase visibility into the impact of risks, reduce cost and risk across strategic initiatives, and increase your strategic effectiveness.
Posted: 17 Sep 2010 | Premiered: 17 Sep 2010

SAP AG

IBM’s TS7650 ProtecTIER®: Value Proposition and TCO
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: Enterprise-class data protection systems with data deduplication such as IBM’s TS7650 ProtecTIER®, have a tremendous value proposition. This paper thoroughly details why you need to incorporate data deduplication into your backup and disaster recovery practices and the benefits you can receive.
Posted: 15 Sep 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

IBM

Quantifying the Benefits of the RightScale Cloud Management Platform
sponsored by RightScale
WHITE PAPER: This white paper quantifies the cost and time savings that RightScale customers have achieved by using its fully automated management platform for cloud computing with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, Rackspace and others.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010 | Published: 13 Sep 2010

RightScale

Virtualization Gets Down to Business as a Wellspring of Agility
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
EBOOK: This e-book, sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD, contains a variety of virtualization resources as well as product overviews and videos detailing the features and business benefits of AMD processors and Dell virtualization solutions.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010 | Published: 13 Sep 2010

Dell, Inc. and AMD

TCO Comparison: Dell PowerEdge R815 vs. Two HP ProLiant DL380 G7s
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
TEST RESULTS: The Dell PowerEdge R815 server with AMD Opteron processors Model 6174 can provide an estimated lower total cost of ownership (TCO) over 3 years than two HP ProLiant DL380 G7 servers each with Intel Xeon Processor X5670s. Read this test report to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Aug 2010

Dell, Inc. and AMD

Taking the Pain out of Data Protection, Recovery and Restore
sponsored by Zetta Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Ninety five percent of organizations that failed to recover their data and systems within two weeks of a disaster go out of business within two years. This is not a pretty picture. Regrettably, the consequences of poor DR preparedness will only come to light when there is a disaster. There has to be a better way. There is. 
Posted: 07 Sep 2010 | Published: 07 Sep 2010

Zetta Inc.

Chasing the Mobile Desktop: How to Tame your Distributed Desktop Environment
sponsored by Wanova, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper surveys existing and emerging approaches to desktop management in the enterprise, covering both traditional systems management methods, as well as newer desktop virtualization technologies. We will discuss their advantages and shortcomings of each approach.
Posted: 02 Sep 2010 | Published: 02 Sep 2010

Wanova, Inc.

Polycom UC Intelligent Core: Scalable Infrastructure for Distributed Video
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Video is leaving the dedicated video conference room and becoming a standard communication tool and part of the individual's daily workflow. In turn, this trend is having a profound impact on the scalability requirements of the visual communication system.
Posted: 27 Aug 2010 | Published: 27 Aug 2010

Polycom, Inc.

Consolidating Applications with Oracle Solaris Containers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this white paper is to provide information about consolidating applications onto a single server using Oracle Solaris Containers to isolate applications and efficiently manage system resources between them.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 May 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Magic Quadrant: WLAN Infrastructure
sponsored by Aruba Networks
ANALYST REPORT: The ratification of the 802.11n standard provides higher-speed wireless options and a replacement for access connectivity that has traditionally been wired. Learn about Gartner's assessment of vendors for controller-based WLAN systems.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 12 Feb 2010

Aruba Networks

Oracle Solaris and Sun SPARC Systems – Integrated and Optimized for Enterprise Computing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended for IT architects, system administrators, and developers that want to understand the details of how Oracle® Solaris and SPARC® can improve your application solution environment. 
Posted: 24 Aug 2010 | Published: 25 Jun 2010

Oracle Corporation

Data Center Physical Infrastructure: Optimizing Business Value
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
PODCAST: To stay competitive in today’s rapidly changing business world, companies must update the way they view the value of their investment in data center physical infrastructure (DCPI). Agility, or business flexibility, and low total cost of ownership have become equally important to companies that will succeed in a changing global marketplace.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Premiered: Aug 19, 2010

APC by Schneider Electric

Capitalizing on Microsoft Windows 7 Mobility Features for Secure Remote Access
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: As legions of mobile workers connect to their organizations' internal networks, IT leaders must find ways to enhance efficiency and simplify management of remote systems. Read this paper to learn about recent innovations in Dell™ client solutions and the Microsoft® Windows® 7 OS that enable faster, easier mobile access to networks than ever before.
Posted: 18 Aug 2010 | Published: 18 Aug 2010

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

PCs as Strategic Assets
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you'll learn how managing PCs as strategic assets, streamlining processes, and buying more-capable PCs with built-in manageability that improve productivity and security, not only reduces TCO but also delivers measurable top-line benefits year after year.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 May 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Assessing the Financial Impact of Downtime
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will address the assessment of threats to your IT operations, inclusive of systems, applications, and data, and will guide you through the process of developing solid numbers around the potential costs they represent.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Vision Solutions

Real-Time Database Sharing: What Can It Do for Your Business?
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Got business-critical information residing on your System i as well as other databases? It’s likely you have silos of information that are difficult to share, which puts people at risk of making decisions based upon inaccurate or outdated information. Learn how new data sharing software can replicate and transform data in real-time.
Posted: 13 Aug 2010 | Published: 13 Aug 2010

Vision Solutions

Total Economic Impact™ Of Panduit’s Unified Physical Infrastructure℠ (UPI)
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: This study illustrates the financial impact of moving from disparate and aging wiring systems to an integrated, building-wide IT connectivity infrastructure.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

Panduit

Making the Most of Your Data Storage Budget: NEO® 8000e Helps You Reduce Your Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Overland Storage
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Learn more about the NEO 8000e automated tape library – providing an affordable solution for enterprise-class backup and archive, and ensuring that your data is automatically protected at the lowest possible cost of ownership.
Posted: 28 Jul 2010 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

Overland Storage

Total Economic Impact™ of Trend Micro Enterprise Security
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of choosing Trend Micro Enterprise Security for their complete content security protection.
Posted: 21 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Trend Micro, Inc.

Case Study: Professional Accounting Solutions cuts power consumption by 50% and enjoys four-fold faster backups
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Professional Accounting Solutions needed to reduce power consumption to benefit from a price reduction in a co-location facility and consolidate its 40 servers and 2 SANs to minimize its hardware footprint. Read this case study to learn about the benefits PAS achieved by implementing solutions from Dell, Dell/EMC and Microsoft.
Posted: 13 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 May 2010

Dell, Inc.

BlueCross BlueShield Case Study: A Health Approach to Server Sprawl
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how Dell helped BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York harness blades to shrink its data center footprint by 75 percent and improve efficiency by more than 50 percent.
Posted: 02 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Dell, Inc.

Alfred University Case Study: Higher Returns for Higher Education
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how Alfred University saved 80% on hardware, refreshing SunGard Higher Education Banner Unified Digital Campus infrastructure with Dell servers.
Posted: 02 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2009

Dell, Inc.

Wall Street Systems Boosts SaaS Success with Help from Savvis
sponsored by SAVVIS
CASE STUDY: Wall Street Systems sought a world-class, managed infrastructure services provider to host its systems, databases, network, and security. By choosing Savvis as a provider for all its infrastructure, Wall Street Systems is succeeding in the fiercely competitive SaaS marketplace.
Posted: 25 Jun 2010 | Published: 25 Jun 2010

SAVVIS

Dell EqualLogic TCO Analysis: The Economics of EqualLogic Virtualized iSCSI Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This ESG Lab report examines the economic excellence of highly scalable EqualLogic iSCSI storage solutions compared to traditional direct attached storage (DAS), Fibre Channel storage area network (FC SAN), and multi-protocol solutions (defined as systems that provide FC, iSCSI, and NAS connectivity).
Posted: 21 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc.

Smarter Collaboration TCO/ROI Calculator
sponsored by IBM
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Try out this calculator, based on the Liberate-Migrate-Virtualize cost reduction strategy, which offers a 5 year TCO view of your IT spending and how you can save money around Software license, Hardware, and Operational costs with an annual and cumulative comparison of as-is and future (proposed) situations.
Posted: 18 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Jun 2010

IBM
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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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