New Server Refresh ROI Tool User Forum

Last year, I spent many hours sharing the key learnings from Intel IT's server refresh strategy and talking with others about how we had to re-justify our refresh investment internally last year due to capital spending cut-backs. We created a tool based on our IT finance learnings that was used by over 40,000 people last year.  Many of our users had excellent suggestions on how we could improve the tool to meet a variety of user situations and needs.

We have just completed a several month project to update the estimator with many new features that were suggested by tool users including

  • ability to model multiple server environments simultaneously
  • ability to model consolidation virtualization based on VM (virtual machine) loading
  • ability to view inputs and outputs simultaneously
  • addition of many new cost and savings variables that we had not used at Intel but were relevant to other IT professionals

Watch this short video about the history of the tool to or visit our user forum where you can comment, ask questions and share insights

Access the tool here

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Chris