This excel spreadsheet created by Chappell provides you with the tools to determine and document the ROI for analyzing
a network at packet-level and fixing network problems in a timely manner.
The value of calculating the analysis ROI
Chappell's recent webcast, "Calculating the cost of downtime" explains in detail how to determine the cost of downtime/outages on a per-minute, hourly, daily, monthly and yearly basis using the Return on Investment (ROI) Analysis calculator. Using this calculator and network performance statistics, IT professionals can provide definitive cost and saving values to management. View this 50 minute presentation and gain insight on the procedure for calculations and learn the many benefits of arming yourself with this knowledge.
Laura Chappell is the Senior Protocol Analyst for the Protocol Analysis Institute. She is the author of numerous books and self-paced courseware available online at www.packet-level.com and www.podbooks.com.