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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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Discover 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

Comparing the Total Cost of Ownership of TDM and SIP Contact Centers
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This resource compares the total cost of ownership of traditional Time Division Multiplex (TDM) and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) contact centers. Read on to learn how the right contact center infrastructure can lead the way for success.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Genesys

Navigating your Future within an SOA information manufacturing system
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: As the IT industry reaches maturity, IT departments should think of themselves not as data centres but as manufacturing centres for information. Terry Keene argues in this short e-book.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 27 Aug 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Enhance Your SaaS Application With Advanced Business Intelligence
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: As the SaaS market continues to explode, many providers are presenting more strategic offerings, such as advanced BI functionality. This paper warns, however, of the issues you may face when adding BI to your application and will help you make sure you're choosing the right partner.
Posted: 01 May 2013 | Published: 01 May 2013

Information Builders

Effective print management
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ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Louella Fernandes and Clive Longbottom offer tips on developing an effective print management strategy.
Posted: 02 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Calculating Cloud ROI : From the Customer Perspective
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This white paper lays out a framework to help IT and business decision makers calculate the return on investment of cloud services.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Buyer’s Guide to Financial Management Software
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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

Plug & Play™ Gigabit Ethernet Media Conversion Module
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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
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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
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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
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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

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Implementing Energy Efficient Data Centers
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how to reduce the electricity costs associated with your data center.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

Schneider Electric

Tricks of the IT Managed Services Trade
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide, brought to you by SearchBusinessAnalytics, learn how your peers met success via a range of outsourcing solutions including ITaaS, SaaS, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

LabTech Software

Storage Magazine: How to improve your virtual server storage setups
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EZINE: In this expert e-zine, featuring server virtualization and storage expert, David Davis, you will gain insight through the process of tweaking virtual server storage setups and discover ten tips that provide practical guidance you can use today to improve the performance of several virtual storage systems.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 May 2013

IBM.

Enable Data Collaboration Through Powerful Storage Efficiencies
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into a leading vendor's optimized technology for tiered storage infrastructure – offering the flexibility to scale both capacity and performance independently while also keeping storage costs low and providing reliable data protection over many years.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

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Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance provides superior unified storage platform
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WHITE PAPER: Looking for a storage platform that stands out amongst the most competitive approaches? Take a look at this short analyst report to learn about Oracle's ZFS unified storage platform. Check it out now to view the specs and key advantages.
Posted: 22 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Is Your Platform Secure? Really?
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WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes three of today's top platforms, IBM Power, x86, and UNIX, revealing how their built-in security components fared based upon both business and technical perspectives.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

IBM

Delivering Storage Quality of Service with Oracle Pillar Axiom 600
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover an Oracle storage technology designed from the ground up to deliver business-critical, guaranteed quality of service consistent with the business value of the application and its data.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

End-to-End Choices in Tiered Storage Solutions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes an innovative tiered storage technology that provides end-to-end choices while allowing you to manage and store data across multiple types of storage media while reducing your total cost of ownership.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The Financial Benefit of Cisco’s Elastic Core
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WHITE PAPER: Explore how three Cisco software-based initiatives for the core network can help you address the challenges facing core networks today – including the increasing volumes of traffic, diversity of services, and adoption of cloud services.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Network Security 2.0: A Systems Approach to Threat Mitigation Augments Defense in Depth
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In the first edition of a six part series on Network Security sponsored by Cisco Systems, security architecture is the focus. Specifically covered is a systems approach that builds on IT security investment using System Management for policy, reputation and identity.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 May 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Solitarie Interglobal: Tracked, Hacked and Attacked
sponsored by IBM.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for a deep dive analysis of the business differentiators among x86, UNIX, and System z virtualization technologies to help you determine the right path for your data center.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 22 May 2012

IBM.

Open Fabric Edge - The Best Attributes of the Data Center, Now Delivered to the Edge
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Can your network accommodate the new requirements demanded on it? Explore how Ethernet switching can provide the flexibility, scalability, and resiliency you need to embrace the trends and technologies that will give your business a competitive advantage.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Extreme Networks

IT Checklist: 5 tips to achieve cloud, virtualization nirvana
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book presents 5 essential tech tips for IT leaders preparing to take their first step toward a virtualized infrastructure.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

VMware, 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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