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Toolkit: A Quick and Easy-to-Use Cost Estimator for IT Infrastructure and Operations

Published: 08 November 2013

ID: G00258428

Analyst(s): Gary Spivak, Jay E. Pultz


This Toolkit provides an Excel spreadsheet that I&O leaders can utilize to initially estimate their total cost of I&O; estimates can be developed for the data center and other I&O systems such as networks. Only six readily available data inputs (such as the number of Windows servers) are required.

Table Of Contents

When to Use

Downloadable Attachments

  • Directions for Use
  • Adjust Your TCIO Estimate by Refining Assumptions and Parameters to Fit Your Particular Situation

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