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Determining True Cost of Ownership for Data Centers

Few people fully understand the enormous costs -- and potential benefits-of owning a data center. This spreadsheet-based tool will help you quickly evaluate the finances of this massive infrastructure project.

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Data centers are mission-critical components of all large enterprises and frequently cost hundreds of millions of dollars to build, yet few high-level executives understand the true cost of building and operating such facilities. This document presents a simple spreadsheet tool for modeling the true total cost of ownership that can be used to understand all the components of data center costs.

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  • Intro Page.doc
  • Determining True Cost of Ownership for Data Centers.pdf

  • Cover Sheet and Terms.pdf