Good Morning! We are looking at Element 13, CAPEX vs. LEASE/OPEX and will likely be wrapping up all 16 elements right as our Principal Engineer Mark Evanko presents at AFCOM later this month in Las Vegas! He will be discussing the timely nature of a hybrid solution as well as Total Cost of Ownership vs. Risk. Check out our Social Media pages and event calendars for the presentation specifics!
So this week lets look at Element #13, CAPEX vs. LEASE/OPEX:
A. CAPEX – Capital dollars spent to build/deploy data center across (16) elements
B. OPEX – Operating dollar “expense” to financial statements – very attractive
C. New trend of internal “OPEX” data center solution 2014 / 2015 / 2016
D. Cloud/co-location OPEX?
E. 2008 – 2014 economics crises worldwide leads to bottom line
Here is the full list of 16 Elements we have covered and/or will be reviewing one by one over the next weeks:
Defining the Mix of “Elements” (16) Considered in the Data Center Solution
1. FACILITY INFRASTRUCTURE
2. ENERGY EFFICIENCY
3. COMPUTER HARDWARE
4. CLOUD Internal/External
5. DISASTER RECOVERY
8. COMPUTER SOFTWARE
9. MODULARITY/SCALABILITY /RELIABILITY
11. SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENTS
13. CAPEX vs. LEASE/OPEX
16. LEGAL REPERCUSSIONS
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