Gartner Research

Notebook Total Cost of Ownership: 2013 Update

Published: 24 May 2013

ID: G00250520

Analyst(s): Federica Troni


The gap between desktop and notebook total cost of ownership continues to close, but tablets are also being considered as notebook replacements. Infrastructure and operations leaders should use this analysis to support their endpoint adoption decision.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Recognize What's New in Notebook TCO in 2013
    • Hardware, Software and Facilities Costs
    • IT Operations and Administration Costs
    • End-User Costs
    • Levels of Manageability, OS Versions and Applications
  • Consider TCO and Productivity Implications of Replacing Desktops With Notebooks

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