Understanding Technology Cost
The combination of tight budgets and limited IT knowledge all too frequently result in ineffective IT decisions. Many organizations are facing hardware and software refreshes in 2014. With industry trending towards more consumer technology, the costs of desktops, laptops, and tablets appear to keep falling, but the underlying support and maintenance costs have never been higher.
How can your organization reduce unnecessary costs and focus your resources on the areas that create the most value for your business?
For some companies, technology is a source of competitive advantage. However how do you quantify the value that IT brings to the table? Before you can evaluate the return on investment, you need to understand your costs. Total Cost of Ownership or TCO is the method of calculating your IT costs in a way that will help you to make better decisions, and understand where your dollars are going.