Re: measuring the value of a network

Subject: Re: measuring the value of a network
From: Alexia Prendergast <alexiap -at- SEAGATESOFTWARE -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 1997 15:14:23 -0400

Ah, the Cost of Ownership question -- a hot topic, that. Try doing a net
search on "Cost of Ownership" --
some of the online computer/network mags have discussed this in the past
6 months. A nebulous thing to
measure, indeed.

A.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Chris Daunhauer [SMTP:cdaunhauer -at- lsijax -dot- com]
>Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 1997 3:11 PM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: measuring the value of a network
>
>Our VP recently asked us if we knew of any ways to measure (hard numbers)
>the value of our new, company-wide network. Beyond saying it's better,
>stronger, faster, etc., does anybody have any ideas?
>
>Before we got our network (a few months ago), we moved files around on
>tapes and floppies. We don't buy many of those anymore. I also think I
>spend less on long distance phone calls now that I have e-mail addresses
>for my customer contacts. Same with postage and FedEx charges now that I
>can attack files to e-mail messages.
>
>Have I missed anything?
>
>thanx,
>Chris Daunhauer
>
>cdaunhauer -at- lsijax -dot- com
>
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