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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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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

Simplifying and Optimizing IT - Dell Helps Control Data Center TCO
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: The data center of every business, whether SMB or enterprise, needs to find its own sense of balance between simplification and optimization that needs to be attained in order to lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) of the enterprise information technology (I.T.) infrastructure. To learn how Dell can lower the TCO of your data center, read on.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 30 Mar 2009

Dell, Inc.

eBook: IT Handbook - Cross-Platform Virtualization
sponsored by Vizioncore Inc.
EBOOK: Check out the latest issue of the IT handbook, sponsored by Vizioncore, to learn how mixing solutions from different vendors can benefit the performance of your data center. Also in this issue, we'll discuss cross-platform virtualization, management costs, and hypervisor selection.
Posted: 11 Jun 2010 | Published: 11 Jun 2010

Vizioncore Inc.

The Midmarket Manufacturer’s Guide to Getting Started with ERP
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: In this e-book, get more insight into whether your midmarket manufacturing organization would benefit from ERP. Find out how to build a business and get tips for navigating the market and implementing software. Continue reading to learn tips and insight on getting started with ERP in your midmarket organization.
Posted: 09 Jun 2010 | Published: 09 Jun 2010

SearchManufacturingERP

Save with on-premise conferencing
sponsored by Dimension Data.
WHITE PAPER: In the current economic downturn, the business case for on-premise conferencing solutions is too compelling to ignore. Read this paper to learn more about the business case for on-premise conferencing, the historic challenges of conferencing, and how to save costs with unified conferencing.
Posted: 08 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Dimension Data.

Lowering the Cost of Business Intelligence With Open Source: A Comparison of Open Source and Traditional Vendor Costs
sponsored by Pentaho Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: Many of the top reasons given for the use of open source BI software is "lower costs." The question is whether commercial open source actually matters when it comes to lowering license and support costs. Read this analyst report for comparison of the software and support costs of traditional BI vendors versus commercial open source BI from Pentaho.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Pentaho Corporation

Emprise™ 5000: High-performance, low-cost storage building block
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Read this white paper to learn more about the Xiotech’s Emprise 5000 system, a revolutionary concept in data storage offering the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) of any storage area network (SAN) or SAN-like system on the market.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Xiotech Corporation

A Systems Approach to Networking Improves Availability, Lowers TCO
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This report examines the drivers of network change, defines a systems approach to networking and then details the strategy used by Cisco, the market leader in enterprise networking, to deliver on this vision.
Posted: 27 May 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2009

Cisco Systems, 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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