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ROI Calculator

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Instructions

Find out how quickly your investment in resource management and asset management will pay off. Begin by completing the Getting Started section. Then move on to the sections below to complete the analysis.



Getting Started
Number of workstations in your organization
Average software titles per workstation
Total software installations in your organization
Annual salary/benefits cost per IT support staff
$

There is no need to click any buttons for the analysis to be calculated. The results will update as you enter your values. It is easiest to just TAB through the whole form.

For more information about each area of savings or about individual fields, click on the ? next to the item.

Direct Cost Savings
Software Compliance Exposure
  ?
Number of non-compliant titles
Maximum civil fine per title
$
Maximum criminal fine per title
$
Maximum fine
$


Total number of potential illegal copies
Average retail cost per illegal copy
$
Cost of purchasing legitimate licenses
$


Total software compliance exposure
$
Probability of an external software audit
%
Software compliance exposure
$


Software Overspending
Percentage of workstations with unused, licensed software
%
Average annual cost to upgrade per workstation
$
Average cost for annual maintenance per workstation
$
Software overspending
$


End-of-Lease Costs

Automatic Lease Extension Costs

Workstations returned late (per year)
Average months late
Average lease cost per workstation per month
$
Cost of automatic lease extensions
$

Cost of Software and Hardware Added During Lease Term

Workstations returned with added SW and HW (per year)
Average value of added SW and HW
$
Cost of added SW and HW (not harvested for future use)
$
Total end-of-lease costs
$


Asset Redeployment
Percentage of workstations that could be redeployed (per year)
$ %
Average cost of a new workstation
$
Average cost of software per workstation
$
Asset redeployment opportunity cost
$


Other Direct Costs
Other Avoidable Direct Costs
$
Description of Other Avoidable Direct Costs (limit 30 chars):

TOTAL DIRECT COST SAVINGS
$
Operational Costs
Help Desk Support
Average help desk calls per year per workstation
Percentage of calls where lack of workstation configuration info wastes time
%
Minutes wasted per call with no configuration info
Time wasted (days)
Annual Opportunity Cost


Technology Migrations
Hours needed to upgrade/migrate per workstation
Percentage of workstations migrated per year
%
Percentage time wasted with no workstation configuration info
%
Time wasted (days)
Annual Opportunity Cost
$


Standardization
Hours needed per workstation visit
Visits per workstation per year
Percentage decrease in workstation visits due to standards
%
Time savings (days)
Annual Opportunity Cost
$


Other Operational Costs
Other Avoidable Operational Costs
$
Description of Other Avoidable Operational Costs (limit 30 chars)
Total Operational Cost Savings
$
Total Cost Savings
$
Implementation Costs
Novell software and consulting costs (if needed)
$
Internal implementation costs
$
Labor costs associated with ongoing inventory administration (first year)
$


Total cost (first year)
$
Bottom Line
Return on investment (first year)
$
Percentage Return on Investment (first year)
%
Payback Period (months)
  

 

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