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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    • ARM template upload

      Allow to upload the ARM template for resource group and then ask other attributes like CPU, bandwidth separately

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      • I am looking for an excel file of this calculator

        I am looking for an excel file of this calculator which also has assumptions section. Everyone expects a template and this excel file can unblock all such opportunities for onboarding/migration

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        • the ability to enter storage size / IOPS for VMs

          currently it is not possible to enter the storage size / IOPS requirement for VMs

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            This is a good request and we will evaluate. As you can tell, our model is driven by cores/memory requirements alone. Adding IOPS as another driving factor is something we’ll prioritize based on popularity/votes for this feature.

          • Compute type - SQL Server VMs

            When choosing compute of type 'SQL Server VMs' in the input, does it consider SQL Server licensing costs or is it just the servers, can you please clarify? What actually should we be choosing in inputs, to get a sense of savings on SQL Server if we move it to Azure.

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            • Compute Bulk Import Costs

              Do the [MAPS] bulk import costs include the storage associated with the imported VMs? (I note the disk sizes reported in the bulk output file)
              If not, perhaps you could allow bulk import into the storage field also; otherwise I have hundreds of individual lines to enter...

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                No, the MAP import only supports completion of the Compute section. The Storage section in the TCO Calculator is an aggregate storage number across all your VMs. As a workaround, you could sum all of the disk sizes that are reported in the MAP file and enter that into the TCO Calculator.

              • Storage Options

                Hi

                I am trying to calculate our Infrastructure to switch over to Azure. Under Storage, I am only able to add 20 entries. Can this be extended as I need a lot more.

                Corne
                +64 22 382 0929
                corne.vdw@arrowinternational.co.nz

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                • Will the Bulk Import feature import Cloudamize Data?

                  Will the Bulk Import feature import Cloudamize Data?

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                  • Improve the diagnostics

                    Saying “Input string was not in a correct format. Click here for help.” without at least indicating the row is very poor. Since there is no verbose mode it is impossible to troubleshoot. I know that the file format is correct because when I truncate the file to 1,3 and 5 rows of data it works fine. My file is attached.

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                    • Prices Suddenly Unavailable

                      Hello! I am calculating using TCO_Custom_Input. First I select 1 year timeframe, using US East 2, and then I want to check for 2 year timeframe, at this point I get a message that the prices for the selected region are not available, and prompted to select Central Canada. Why is this happening if seconds ago US East 2 was working?

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                      • No output when using custom template for bulk input?

                        When uploading an input file using the custom template when I click on calculate it spins for a while then nothing happens ie no output. I have tried on Edge, Chrome and IE11, all with the same result.

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