Total Cost of Ownership

How to Improve Your eCommerce Inventory Management [Infographic]

By Jennifer Riggins, 12 September 2014

There's no doubt, eCommerce has all but replaced regular wait in line, mall-rat old-school commerce. The global end-customer eCommerce industry is expected to reach one and a half TRILLION dollars this year alone. Whether your store was built online or you're bringing your brick and mortar to the cloud, you need to focus on how that is going to affect your inventory management. Today we pair up with TradeGecko to talk about the techniques you need to optimize and automate your eCommerce Inventory Holding. (more…)

ERP for Head of Class Businesses

By Jennifer Riggins, 23 June 2014

We help you guys find the right enterprise resource planning system (ERP), but we don’t always follow up to see how it’s going. The fact is, many people pay for an ERP that’s essentially useless. If you don’t put the time in upfront and implement it the right way for your team, an ERP can be a total waste of time and money. That’s why it’s essential that you take advantage of free demos and free trials to test out if an ERP is right for your business and, especially, to test if an ERP software company has the right customer service for your business. (more…)

Understanding the Total Cost of Ownership for Cloud-based Software

By Christophe Primault, 14 December 2011

When moving your business apps to the cloud, understanding the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) aspect is key to make the right decision. What should you take into account in the TCO calculation ? Is online really cheaper compared to in-house software? We are giving some initial answers and a simple methodology to small business owners looking at switching to web-based applications. (more…)

The Cloud needs Massive Data Centers: A cost comparison with traditional enterprise hosting

By Manuel Jaffrin, 2 May 2011

Those new data centers are far larger and more efficient than what is offered by traditional enterprise hosting operations.They integrate computing, storage and networking elements into single racks, reduces the number of switches and the amount of cabling required, leading to less energy use and better airflow around the server racks. It is interesting to look at a cost comparison between those massive new generation data centers and more traditional ones via this new infographic from Wikibon. (more…)