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4 Principles for Reducing the Total Cost of Ownership

Hitachi Data Systems
First published: 01-12-2010
Size1.49 MB
Create DateJuly 7, 2014
Last UpdatedApril 29, 2015

Pressure on television broadcasters and post production houses to reduce capital expenditures (CAPEX) and operational expenses (OPEX) will continue through 2011 and beyond.

Technologists must look beyond simply lowering HDTV and SDTV content storage acquisition costs and search for additional on-going operational savings.

As pressures mount to reduce all types of spending, engineering and operations, internal organizations will need to create robust business cases to gain C-level management support for strategic and tactical investments.

Based on several years’ findings, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has developed techniques to identify, quantify and then reduce content storage infrastructure costs.

Hitachi Data Systems storage economic methodologies, models and tools encompass TCO, ROI, ROA and other financial and economic principles, are covered in detail in this white paper.

Storage Economics: Four Principles for Reducing the Total Cost of Ownership