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What does ERP really cost? Meta Group recently did a study looking at the total cost of ownership (TCO) of ERP, including hardware, software, professional services and internal staff costs. The TCO numbers include getting the software installed and the two years afterward, which is when the real costs of maintaining, upgrading and optimizing the system for your business are felt. Among the 63 companies surveyed—including small, medium and
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Unformatted text preview: large companies in a range of industriesthe average TCO was $15 million (the highest was $300 million and lowest was $400,000). While its hard to draw a solid number from that kind of range of companies and ERP efforts, Meta came up with one statistic that proves that ERP is expensive no matter what kind of company is using it. The TCO for a "heads-down" user over that period was a staggering $53,320....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course CIS 3380 at Texas State.

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