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State of the Art in TCO: Managing the Total Cost of Ownership
Total cost of ownership (TCO) is one of the most difficult metrics to benchmark. Even when using the clearest of metrics, companies often obtain inadequate
about how to manage TCO from a business perspective, in order to leverage solid, results-oriented decisions about IT solutions.
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It Pays to Understand the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for Mobile Computers
One of the first and seemingly simple questions that companies ask when making IT investments is “how much does it cost?” Many often find themselves wondering
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for Mobile Computers One of the first and seemingly simple questions that companies ask when making IT investments is “how much does it cost?” Many often find themselves wondering why—even after a successful implementation—their costs keep going up. When evaluating a mobile workforce automation project, companies should take the time to conduct a thorough total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis to detect hidden costs—and avoid nasty surprises.
Reducing Total Cost of Ownership: Delivering Cost-effective Enterprise Business Intelligence
Because today’s IT budgets are under increasing scrutiny and business requirements have become more complex, buyers of business intelligence (BI) solutions must
about how to do TCO analysis of a BI system—before you buy.
The CEO, CFO, and TCO
Total cost of ownership (TCO) is a key component of the
CEO, CFO, and TCO Total cost of ownership (TCO) measures the ongoing expense of owning and maintaining software within a business. It is a key component of the i in return on investment (ROI). Naturally, the chief executive officer (CEO) and chief financial officer (CFO) care about ROI, but is TCO a measurement of complexity? Is TCO a measure of agility or the lack of agility? Does a higher TCO mean a company is less able to turn on a dime to meet customer and market demands? TCO—Who Cares? An Augus
Evaluating the Total Cost of Network Ownership
The upfront expenses of a network comprise only 19% of the total cost. The remaining 81% can sneak up on bank management, often unaware of some subtle TCO
the bank must adjust TCO methods to maximize cost reduction. Management can delegate part of the job of continually addressing TCO issues to someone in the bank with the knowledge and resources to curtail problems before they cost the bank money. What Tools Can Help? There are many tools that network managers can use to control and manage the TCO. Some specific products are: Microsoft Systems Management Server Novell Managewise or Z.E.N. Works NT Terminal Server/Citrix Metaframe Protocol analyzers like
TCO of On-Demand Applications Is Significantly Better for SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises
See why the Yankee Group says that the TCO for on-demand solutions is much better than that of traditional on-premises solutions — even when evaluated
Group says that the TCO for on-demand solutions is much better than that of traditional on-premises solutions — even when evaluated over a 3 to 5 year period. On-premises solutions require significant investments in IT infrastructure and application deployment, support and update resources.
Minimizing the Total Cost of Technical Support for Enterprise Applications
Many organizations don’t follow formalized processes for technical support evaluation. However, technical support is a vital component of any enterprise
total cost of ownership (TCO) and return on investment (ROI). The impact is even more severe if the solution is not a proper match for the business. Poor technical support impacts the life cycle of the solution, and also causes frustration for the people actually using the solution—this can translate to increased stress in the workplace, which is another indirect cost that nobody wants. To reiterate, when an enterprise is searching for a solution, they want to look at the following factors for each
Case Study: Enterprise Cost Control Simplifies the Complex
Wellman Thermal, a make-to-contract (MTC) manufacturer of boilers and industrial furnaces, needed an information system to record actual costs and allocate
wanted help forecasting the outcome of individual projects. The system Wellman implemented allows the company better control of factory capacity planning and high visibility into operations. Get the details.
Controlling Access Risk: Increase Visibility, Reduce the Time and Cost of Compliance
Managing end-user access to critical enterprise resources as part of an organization's IT governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) initiative helps
Access Risk: Increase Visibility, Reduce the Time and Cost of Compliance Managing end-user access to critical enterprise resources as part of an organization's IT governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) initiative helps companies to control access risk, provide real-time visibility for multiple stakeholders, and streamline regulatory compliance. This research shows that the leading performers in controlling access risk also realize tangible financial benefits.
Kayalar Chemicals Ensures Cost and Budget Control Through Microsoft ERP (Dynamics AX)
Chemicals Ensures Cost and Budget Control Through Microsoft ERP (Dynamics AX)
New Phone System Cost Estimator: Serious Buyers Only!
When purchasing a business phone system, you only want to pay for the features your team is actually going to use, but also need to consider future needs as
Phone System Cost Estimator: Serious Buyers Only! When purchasing a business phone system, you only want to pay for the features your team is actually going to use, but also need to consider future needs as your business grows. The clearer you are about your specific needs, the more accurate vendors can be when providing you with quotes, and the easier it will be to compare prices. Know the key elements that affect phone system pricing and get prices ranges for your business.
Making WLANs Work Reliably and Cost-effectively in a Multimedia World
Wi-Fi has become the access method of choice for users at the office, at home, and on the road. According to research, nearly 200 million Wi-Fi chipsets were
Connecting Low-cost Servers to SAN
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Forecasting Total Cost of Ownership for Initial Deployments of Server Blades
For organizations deploying many servers, total cost of ownership (TCO) analyses favor blade over rack-optimized systems. Blade server systems—reducing both
total cost of ownership (TCO) analyses favor blade over rack-optimized systems. Blade server systems—reducing both capital and operating expenses—exploit economies of scale when deploying servers in volume. Saving power, cooling, and space by more than 25 percent, the blade advantage is particularly relevant for servers working in conjunction with storage area networks (SANs).
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