Azure TCO Calculator

The Azure TCO calculator allows customers to compare on-premises infrastructure costs to potential Azure costs and to estimate the savings they could realize by migrating their application workloads to Microsoft Azure. Let us know if you have any suggestions, ideas or feedback based on your experience using the TCO calculator.
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  1. TCO calculator Memory option is limited to 3.5GB?

    It seems there is a bug on the dropdown wherein the input sections is limited to 3.5GB

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    • Increase Memory Options

      The memory options are too limited. There are larger memory sizes available in azure than within the calculator that is supposed to represent real world options. Physical servers can have TBs of memory. Azure servers currently scale to .5TB. The TCO calculator maxes out at 112GB.

      2 votes
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      • Increase core per proc

        The max core per proc is 4. It is way too low for current proc.

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        • MAP Import

          It would be great to be able to upload the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) tool data into the calculator in order to perform the TCO calculations.

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          • Storage options

            Give option SSD – Shared SSD/Dedicated SSD/JBODs. If Storage is shared, as the user to provide input as a % of targeted storage used for this solution.

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              • 2 votes
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                • Add decimal points

                  Needs to be able to handle decimal points in the cost assumptions. Or alternatively, allow changes in unit for costs -- e.g., providing storage costs in dollars per TB instead of dollars per GB in assumptions.

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                  • Combine physical and VM environments

                    I believe it may be helpful to have both VM and Physicals considered within a comparison. Often times we have apps that utilize both VM's and Physicals, as our comparisons are not for entire data centers, but app specific.

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                    • Inputs and RAM selection

                      The background of the input cells not be gray. As this indicated to me initially that it is disabled. Also, the RAM selections are limited to only a few tiers. Can this be expanded?

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