Total Cost of Ownership for Blade Servers
This whitepaper presents a total cost of ownership (TCO) based comparison of initial deployment costs of blade versus rack mounted servers
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In this series, we will discuss IT Value - from its definition to a framework to measure and track it
An improved method for measuring Total Cost of Ownership of data center and network room physical infrastructure and relating these costs to the overall Information Technology infrastructure This paper provides the results from two total cost of ownership (TCO) based studies to make a case for migrating from mainframes to open system alternatives.
This paper explores the key issues that need to be addressed in post merger integration when acquirers integrate five core functions: information technology (IT), research and development (R&D), procurement, production and networks, and sales and mar... How did BT get a 19% improvement in unit cost at the same time it achieved 15% increase in customer satisfaction? How did they do it in one year!! Need a list of cost saving drivers? Read On... The pressure is on IT departments to cut costs. But if you came to me with a cost-cutting plan which includes suggestions from various IT experts of: “virtualisation, removing data duplication, WAN optimisation, installing air economisers, and using... What is a Cost Benefit Analysis without risk? Worthless!! Read On... A recession is upon us. Are you ready? Let’s face it. An IT organization that has to justify its budget as a “cost center” has lost the respect of the business community somewhere along the line. The authors argue that "human costs" are often left out of total cost of ownership (TCO) calculations thereby leading to inaccurate analysis and results.
This paper presents a cost and performance measurement system that integrates the Activity-Based Costing (ABC) method with the Economic Value Added value-based financial performance measure. Do you want to use EVA to make a business case for IT Spending? Read On... This cost estimation guide provides invaluable information on cost estimation - throughout a project's lifecycle and its connection to other levers of value creation such as risk. An excellent discussion on IT ROI. Must Read! This paper details the critical cost of ownership metrics and explains how they impact your return on investment.
Last week, we lay the foundation for a discussion on IT Value. This week, we look at specific areas where IT creates value. Last week, we focused on revenues. This week, we look at the costs in the IT value equation.
Last week, we discussed the cost dimension of IT Value. This week, we will discuss the time to market dimension.
Last week, we discussed the time to market dimension of IT Value. This week, we will discuss the quality dimension.
Last week, we focused on quality and its impact on IT Value. This week, we will take a look at productivity and its impact on IT Value
Last week, we focused on productivity and its impact on IT Value. This week, we will take a look at customer satisfaction and its impact on IT Value
Last week we discussed customer satisfaction. This week we will look at the risk dimension of IT Value.
This presentation provides a total cost of ownership (TCO) based justification for personal computer lifecycle management in the enterprise. An interesting discussion on various frameworks for ROI calculation.
A Framework to calculate full life cycle total cost of ownership (TCO) of business applications. Your tax dollars at work? Can "Government", "analysis" and "results" be used in the same sentence? We report, you decry! Guide to Information Technology Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) provides a model to identify, select and fund the best IT projects. This IT Cost optimization guide provides ideas to achieve "Rapid, Radical & Sustainable IT Cost Improvements" This analyst report quantifies the total cost of ownership (TCO) of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and using this framework presents a side-by-side comparison of five top ERP systems. This research study discusses the total cost of ownership (TCO) of the top four Microsoft Exchange mail server security solutions. A framework to calculate the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a data center and network room. This paper presents a research study to evaluate six computing models using Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) framework.
A 4-year total cost of ownership (TCO) comparing cloud and on-premise business application deployment. This whitepaper summarizes key factors to consider in a platform cost comparison that evaluates financial costs and benefits of mainframe and distributed platforms. This study analyzes the total cost of ownership (TCO) of Sun Java Communications Suits and compares and contrasts it with the TCO of Microsoft Exchange. This study explores the total cost of ownership (TCO) of operating linux versus windows servers. This white paper uses the total cost of ownership (TCO) model to evaluate advanced store system software. This case study uses Total Economic Impact (TEI) to evaluate the financial impact of implementing the application streaming feature of Citrix's Presentation Server. The document shows all calculations and assumptions that go into creating this busin... This case study uses Forrester's Total Economic Impact (TEI) to evaluate the financial impact of implementing the Virtual Queuing Solutions. The document shows all calculations and assumptions that go into creating this business case using Total Eco... This case study uses Forrester's Total Economic Impact (TEI) to evaluate the financial impact of implementing the VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. The document shows all calculations and assumptions that go into creating this business case usi... According to this study, Business Unit Heads are not concerned about IT Costs as they represent only 2-5% of their budgets. Really? A framework to calculate Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Does IT ROI matter? Great many intelligent people are spending sleepless nights and countless dollars calculating IT ROI. The author argues that they are wasting their time and shareholder dollars!
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