Total Cost of Ownership


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Total Cost of Ownership

The all-in cost for purchasing and maintaining an asset. For example, the total cost of ownership of a house is not simply the purchase price, but also includes the cost of taxes, utility bills, perhaps the cost of replacing or repairing parts of the structure, and any other relevant costs incurred during the time one owns the house.
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Estimated Total Cost of Ownership Comparison for Mid-Size LDV Options with 120,000 Lifetime Miles, United States: 2012
By reviewing the Total Cost of Ownership for vehicles on their consideration list, consumers can better understand the overall financial implications associated with vehicle ownership through the initial five-year ownership period.
They found the annual total cost of ownership per Gigabyte for database environments is 75% lower for NetApp Filers than for competing SAN-attached storage.
As a result, they can work to fulfill their critical missions without compromising total cost of ownership.
Reduced Total Cost of Ownership - Leveraging a company's existing Web infrastructure in the voice channel reduces the time to deploy changes to the system by taking advantage of existing data integration and resources, and reduces the cost of maintenance since there's a single development, deployment and administrative environment controlled by a single group.
The Interactive Alliance partners provide value to IPTV operators by reducing time to market and total cost of ownership with a pre-integrated and reliable full IPTV solution.
Optovia's Hut-Skip Line System solution radically improves the economics of conventional optical networks by eliminating 50% of network line amplifier sites and their associated operational costs, delivering the lowest total cost of ownership of any optical line system on the market today.
The sophistication of procurement organizations, both large and small, is on the rise and the interest in supplier performance is a strong indicator that procurement professionals are moving away from an emphasis on price focused decisions and are moving toward a total cost of ownership perspective when it comes to managing increasingly strategic supplier relationships.
The new release offers customers the power and flexibility of SLA management automation without the traditional complexity and prohibitively high total cost of ownership of competing offerings.
In contrast, complete or end-to-end BI platforms show far lower total cost of ownership than traditional query and reporting vendors or ERP-based products, particularly when organizations implement multi-vendor products to complement their existing solutions.
the first provider of an open source enterprise content management solution, today announced that it has partnered with BitRock to enable Alfresco to be simply installed in minutes as part of an integrated open source stack, lowering the total cost of ownership (TCO) for installation, upgrades and management.