Figure 9. Payback
Budget ItemsCurrent Monthly BudgetS/390 Integrated Server
3 Year Cost
______________ $.10/kw in US
______0_______ 1 yr.
warranty monthly maint. (2
______________ ESL (Entry System License)
______________ Integrated Server hardware
Note: If you have monthly connectivity costs such as dedicated or switched lines
cost that you are eliminating or reducing by using the IBM S/390 Integrated Server,
add those to your current monthly costs, before doing the following calculation.
T otal Cost of S/390 Integrated Server
T otal Current Monthly Budget
Break Even Period (months)
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