Symantec backup appliances provide many benefits over traditional build-your-own or point solutions. The benefits may take the form of faster time to deployment, reducing risk, reducing planned and unplanned downtime, improving staff efficiencies, or enhanced service level. To quantify in terms of dollars and business value, these benefits must be translated into capital expenditures (CapEx) and/or operating expenditures (OpEx). At that point, you have the attention of management.
When performing a financial analysis, there are several common questions: what areas provide the savings, how are the savings calculated, and is it necessary to calculate the savings to the nth degree? This blog and two subsequent blogs will address these questions and examine the areas that typically provide the greatest benefits.
How are OpEx savings calculated?
Typically, to calculate...