How to compare the cost of an on premise deployment vs. Hosted PBX
Many of the below cost containers are included or greatly reduced when PBX, Call Center and other applications are moved to the Cloud.
- Disaster Recovery Testing and Procedures – Internal Costs for prudent DR testing, planning, etc with internal personnel
- Cost Per Employee Per Hour of Downtime – What does an extra hour of downtime cost your company in lost business or productivity?
- Increased Cost of Downtime – Costs of personnel in DR scenario, Costs of 3rd party support for recovery
- Opportunities – What are the potential missed opportunities (business related, enabling mobility, etc) that result in the loss of potential revenues
The Evolve IP TCO calculator was developed to help businesses compare the true cost of an on-premise PBX deployment vs the Evolve IP HPBX solution. To properly evaluate the financial merits of two different buying models (Cloud versus Premise-based) it is necessary to project the full expense over the typical lifecycle (5 years) of a Premise-based IP PBX. This TCO calculator can be used to estimate the costs of purchasing, installing, maintaining, and administering an on-premise PBX deployment. Note, as every business is unique, it is a guide designed to get you 90% of the way to a final cost.