Forrester Research has just completed a Total Economic Impact study for a large financial services institution to quantify the actual return on investment for service virtualization. Read Forrester’s analysis to learn how service virtualization is eliminating testing bottlenecks and significantly reducing the cost of testing.
Uninterruptible Power Solutions are often solved at the facility level with unnecessarily large, inefficient, expensive and complex AC UPS systems. While this provides an easy demarcation line between the facility and end equipment, with each focusing on a different part of the problem, it also results in overall operating efficiency and total cost of ownership being difficult to ascertain and optimize.
Published By: Creekpath
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
"Storage consolidation" is a term that has typically meant the consolidation of direct attached storage to a storage network, whether it is Network Attached Storage (NAS) or Storage Area Network (SAN). Consolidation has usually been undertaken to improve utilization of assets, lower the total cost of ownership (TCO), increase return on capital investment, improve IT operational efficiency and increase service levels.
High availability (HA) configurations seek to bring downtime to zero - but can increase complexity across the IT organization, often in the form of excess technology, financial, and human capital investments. Learn how application virtualization can reduce planned and unplanned downtime, and deliver greater flexibility.
This paper describes the evolution of IBM X-Architecture technology and demonstrates how the melding of industry-standard components with IBM innovation produces servers that offer you a unique set of capabilities with which to effectively manage your business. You’ll see why IBM systems equipped with X-Architecture technologies run faster—yet cooler—use less power, and are more reliable, easier to manage and better for virtualization than competitive servers, and offer a lower total cost of ownership (TCO).
The all-in-one configuration of the IBM BladeCenter S makes it a perfect fit in a small office. It integrates servers, storage, networking and I/O into a single chassis, which uses a standard electrical outlet. Plus, it's easy to use and manage, with tools that help manage energy use to lower total operating costs. Read all about this flexible, blade-based chassis and see how it streamlines and simplifies small office IT.
End-to-end storage means that your data is well-managed, protected, and available when you and your customers need it most. IBM System Storage products simplify your infrastructure with servers and storage in one, allowing you to grow, and lowering the total cost of ownership through advanced energy management. Discover the IBM System Storage family of products, services and solutions, and see how they can bring value to your bottom line.
Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) is an advanced maintenance strategy for increasing asset availability by minimizing downtime caused by failures, reducing an asset’s total cost of ownership and increasing overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).This white paper describes the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) process, breaking it down into seven steps including supporting information on how IBM Maximo® Asset Management supports each step of the process.
Retailers regularly adapt to customer trends by investing in new systems technology. But they may not be aware that a system's initial purchase price is only 20 to 45% of the total cost of ownership of their system, and there's more to understand about the true cost of your purchase. Find out more on investing in the information system for your unique business.
As total costs of small and mid-sized businesses increase, growing companies look ever closely at how their IT needs affect energy costs. The IBM case studies and survey results herein discuss opportunities to reduce IT energy costs, save money and devise IT investment strategies. Read them and learn how you can expand your business while helping the environment.
Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This Yankee Group White Paper, compliments of NetSuite, shows how on-demand applications can significantly reduce cost vs. on-premise applications. See how to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) of deploying & integrating CRM & accounting/ERP applications.
Download this white paper to see the results of a study conducted by IDC, the premier global provider of market intelligence, in which 600 companies were surveyed to identify common information tasks and their costs.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Feb 20, 2008
Whilst many organizations have invested resources in managing their IT infrastructure, few apply the same strategic focus to the document output environment. This can represent a huge cost drain, estimated to represent between 1% and 3% of total revenue. A managed and optimized print environment will lead to significant cost reductions whilst improving productivity and boosting any organization’s green credentials.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 15, 2008
Voice and data communications are taking up an increasing amount of organizations’ budgets as more information is shared between and across more businesses. Person to person contact now includes richer media, more participants and is becoming increasingly mobile. Historically, telecoms expense management has focused on the mechanistic processing of bills, payment and costs of individual items.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 08, 2009
The automation of traditional paper based processes with technology can lead to unnecessary complexity. This leads to increased costs and other challenges which can be avoided if solutions are simple and fit closely to the business task in hand.
Download this paper now and read why many businesses now recognize that comprehensive management of their wireless device infrastructure is a crucial component of a total IT enterprise management solution.
ROI is based on the analysis of differential cash flows. In the case of remote data acquisition and aggregation systems for fuel tank operators, it is based on calculating the cost of acquiring and aggregating the data manually and compared to the total cost of owning, maintaining and operating an automated data acquisition and aggregation system.
This paper provides an overview of costs of spam facing large organizations, such as multinational enterprises, universities, and governments, as well as small and medium sized businesses that own or operate networks used by employees and other end users.
Purchase price alone is not an accurate measure as to the true costs of a system. When evaluating the products offered by different vendors, the purchaser should take into consideration: purchase cost of equipment and software; cost of installing the infrastructure including data cable and mains power outlet and power cables; cost of installation; cost of maintenance; and more.
In an economic climate that daily seems to underscore nature's law that only the fittest survive, what are some of the actions companies are taking to stay competitive? The majority of survey respondents indicate that the top two moves they are making include reducing operating expenses (51%) and improving cash flow (20%). More effectively controlling and managing document processes, can help meet these objectives. This survey report investigates how respondents and their organizations are leveraging five document management activities - internal and outsourced - to reduce costs and reach financial goals.
A large financial institution used a competitive product for Web Access Management. By working with P2 Security, the company was able to determine its true Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). An analysis following the installation of maXecurity revealed annual cost savings of millions of dollars per year. In addition, by switching to maXecurity, the Return on Investment (ROI) was measured in months.
Oil & Gas companies operate in an increasingly complex environment. SchemaLogic's enterprise solution for managing content and document metadata enables Oil & Gas companies to model, update and synchronize content across project document repositories or collections for greater reliability and reduced total installed cost.
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