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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"Secure Computing's SafeWord tokens are a superior product because their ultra-durable tokens never expire and have a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) than Secure's competitors.
But have you ever stopped to consider each line item on your facilities budget (construction, operating, maintenance, and repair costs, and other factors) adds up to the total cost of ownership for the building as a whole?
However, the most significant driver spurring the market is likely to be the reduction in the total cost of ownership, combined with the environmental benefits, as new building codes and tighter environmental laws will force the adoption of technologies that meet more stringent standards.
Wollin also said Axa reduced its total cost of ownership by as much as 50% by consolidating its e-commerce initiatives on one platform infrastructure.
They need to look at the "total cost of ownership (TCO)," rather than just the upfront capital required to purchase the system.
Ward adds that it's important to consider total cost of ownership from beginning to end, and suggests upgrading components within high-end systems, rather than replacing the whole system.
Many school officials would like to know the answer to that question, so the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) launched a "Taking TCO to the Classroom" project to provide the tools for estimating the total cost of ownership (TCO) involved in building a network of computers and wiring classrooms to the Internet.
That helps reduce the overall Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)."
The DS 300 is an edge routerswitch that will enable carriers to increase service offerings while lowering total cost of ownership. The switch provides a single platform for integrating a variety of services, including IP routing, DTM switching, Ethernet bridging, VLAN, and telephony transmission.
Telits ability to offer the industrys broadest portfolio of both integrated products and services, and Tele2 IoTs best-in-class connectivity solution, allows the companies for the first time to provide the market with the enhanced value proposition of simWISE that reduces the total cost of ownership and improves the connection lifecycle management features of IoT deployments across the globe.
According to Flux Power CEO Ron Dutt, lithium-ion battery packs have a lower total cost of ownership as compared to traditional lead-acid batteries.
The Audi brand won the overall Total Cost of Ownership: Luxury Brand, while individual awards went to the 2012 Audi A5 for Total Cost of Ownership: Luxury Car, and 2012 Audi Q7 for Total Cost of Ownership: Luxury Sport Utility.