Want to know how much your organization could save with the Windows Azure Platform? Check out the Windows Azure Platform TCO and ROI Calculator: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/tco/, now available in both online and offline versions! Designed to help measure the potential savings of product development or migration to Windows Azure platform services for organizations of all sizes, the calculator will ask you for detailed information about the needs of your organization, its size and other information. Once you've entered in all your data, the Calculator will provide you with a customized report that will detail the estimated line item costs for a TCO and a 1 to 3 year ROI analysis for your organization.
Once you've registered, you'll have the option of downloading the off-line version right to your desktop. In addition to the "Reporting" and the "Collaborate" features in the on-line version, the offline version has "synchronize" option to keep the latest version of the tool, analysis models, templates etc. in sync with the online version.
While this Calculator is informational only, we hope that it provides you with a better sense of the savings you could experience by building on the Windows Azure Platform. Let us know what you think by posting a comment. We look forward to hearing from you.