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Critical Factors in Calculating the Data Warehouse Total Cost of Ownership

Published: 31 July 2009

ID: G00169779

Analyst(s): Donald Feinberg , Mark Beyer


The total cost of ownership of a data warehouse includes several factors besides initial acquisition costs. Data warehouse managers must understand the variation within and between these factors to make a good buying decision.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Context
  • Analysis
  • How to Factor Hardware and Software Into TCO Estimates
  • What Staffing Requirements to Include in TCO Estimates
  • How to Use TCO Estimates to Compare Vendors
  • Key Facts

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