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Microsoft® Lync® Server 2013 Unleashed Second Edition by Randy Wintle, Alex Lewis, David Ross, Tom Pacyk

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Consider the Capital Investments

The term capital investment in terms of UC is described as the cost to deploy the solution. When UC is being deployed, there are many components that can contribute to a capital investment. Some organizations will categorize certain purchases. For example, some organizations will spread purchases out over five or more years, resulting in a distributed capital investment, or amortization. Regardless of how an organization chooses to categorize its purchases, the following expenses are most commonly referred to as “capital expense” or “capex”:

• Licensing

• Data center hardware (servers, storage, etc.)

• Media gateways (PSTN gateways, SBCS, etc.)

• End-user hardware (headsets, IP phones, cameras)

• Implementation ...

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