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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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TCO Reports
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Dell notebooks are the most reliable according to Customer Satisfaction Research
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Inside this study, discover five key areas where enterprise customers value a notebook vendor and find out how Dell performed in each of the core areas of the study when compared to the market.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Five Must-Haves for Highly Manageable Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Learn what features you should look for when creating a highly manageable infrastructure.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The Cost Advantages of NetApp FlexPod Datacenter with Vmware
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the NetApp FlexPod Datacenter offering. It compares NetApp's capabilities to both VCE and EMC at a high level as well as demonstrating value via the Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analyses.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014


Which Operating System is Right for your Business Needs?
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

Tintri VMstore Zero Management Storage (December 2013)
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Taneja Group recently had the opportunity to put Tintri's VMstore array through a hands-on exercise, to see for ourselves whether there's mileage to be had from a virtualization-specific storage solution. Without doubt, there is clear merit to Tintri's approach.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


Voltage Success Story: Envision Pharmaceutical Services
sponsored by Voltage Security, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study features Envision Pharmaceutical Services' experience with an easy-to-use, low-cost email platform that ensured secure data sharing and helped maintain HIPAA and PCI DSS compliance.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

Voltage Security, Inc.

A TCO Comparison for Unified Communications and Collaboration
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a feature-rich, scalable unified communications solution that can drive innovation and increase productivity. Read on to see how it compares to other leading unified communications solutions.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014


Storage Solutions for Private Cloud and Virtualization Environments
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a storage solution that combines a powerful appliance with various technologies to help deploy and manage storage for cloud services while also reducing storage footprints and lowering TCO through the data lifecycle.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Oracle and Intel®

Next generation storage servers to maximize performance in today's data centers
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a solution that provides efficiencies and automation for Oracle Database and applications that cannot be easily duplicated by competitors.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle and Intel®

High-Speed and Cost-Effective Data Protection for Storage Environments
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes key considerations for protecting data within Oracle engineered systems and explains the benefits of on specific solution from Oracle.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Oracle and Intel®

Enterprise Mobility Management: A Review of Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights BlackBerry's enterprise mobile management strategy that offers a lower total cost of ownership compared to other mobile competitors.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014


The Business Value of Integrated Anti-Virus Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features an integrated anti-malware protection solution that not only improves identification and remediation across all endpoints, but also offers benefits to your bottom line.
Posted: 13 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


Performance and Cost Advantages of Business Intelligence and Analytics for POWER8
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a business intelligence (BI) system that offers high-performance tracking, storing, examination, analysis, and reporting capabilities to help improve enterprise decision-making.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014


Champions of Software as a Service: How SaaS is Fueling Powerful Competitive Advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report dives deep into a study on SaaS and how it is helping companies gain competitive advantage as opposed to simply reducing costs.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


Best Practices for Architecting Storage in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the shortcomings of legacy storage platforms in relation to virtualized environments. It also highlights the benefits that converged storage can provide in such a situation.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Nimble Storage

Web Security – Virtual Appliance
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to see how you can best protect your Web-accessible assets with a strong protection solution that ensures security wherever your data goes.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 22, 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Drive More Value from Endpoint Security with Cloud-Based Anti-Virus Protection
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This guide shows how organizations can derive more value from their endpoint security by delivering bottom-line benefits of cloud-based antivirus protection from Webroot. This lowers MSP TCO. The paper also highlights the costs of archaic endpoint security when compared to newer security methods.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


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


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.

Deliver Superior Solutions with IBM's New X6 Servers
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


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.

Centricity Business: Next-Generation Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management
sponsored by GE Healthcare
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 Healthcare

Better Performance, Lower Costs: The Advantages of IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this whitepaper 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


NSS Labs Network Intrusion Prevention System Product Analysis
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

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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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