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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Therefore it is important to build them as environmentally friendly as possible and to assist consumers in identifying a product with optimal image quality, says Soren Enholm, Managing Director TCO Development.
MICOM argued that Raytheon had misled the TCO in a variety of ways.
Finally, according to Ersten (1998), a market exists for TCO software systems.
In addition, a JV of Bechtel and Enka of Turkey built a new processing facility enabling TCO to raise production to 260,000 b/d by July 2000 and thus exports have increased, with China having become an important market for Tengiz crude (see Part 3)
That brings us to another problem with the TCO debate.
The new TCO '99 certification aims to further improve the quality and performance of personal and portable computers, visual display units (CRTs and flat screens), keyboards, and system units.
This is the same cloud TCO model we've used successfully with hundreds of clients, and now we're making it available to the public," says Joe Corvaia, Vice President at Evolve IP.
Kazakhstan, the second-largest ex-Soviet oil producer after Russia, holds a 20 percent stake in TCO via state oil and gas firm KazMunaiGas.
The report states that it does not make sense for the large enterprise to measure TCO on a one-application-per-server basis, and therefore TCO must be measured for 10-50 applications on one mainframe versus 10-20 blades or a grid of 50 distributed systems.
Worldwide Computer Products News-2 January 2007-IBM mainframe offers lower TCO than other platforms - report(C)1995-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Hardware: Calculating the cost of the actual storage is usually the easiest part of the TCO equation.