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Calculating the Return on Investment (ROI) and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of any technology is essential prior to adoption. This step is particularly important for much-hyped technologies like Wireless LANs (WLANs).
Use this Excel-based TCO/ROI calculator as part of your WLAN strategic planning exercises. Features of this tool include:
- Columns for separately representing both initial and ongoing WLAN costs and benefits.
- Full summary of projected WLAN TCO and ROI.
- Separate calculations for yearly net benefit, cumulative benefit and three-year ROI.
WLANs are a booming technology – be sure to do the upfront math before making any investments.
This downloadable tool is associated with the research note, "WLAN Payback: Can It Be Done in Just a Few Months?"