Re: TSM chargeback

2004-04-09 10:25:02
Subject: Re: TSM chargeback
From: asr AT UFL DOT EDU
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2004 10:24:45 -0400
>>>> Nancy.Reeves AT WICHITA DOT EDU 4/8/2004 11:32:01 AM >>>

> Would those of you who have some kind of a chargeback system please let me
> know what you do?

> We are about to implement an upgrade and believe that now is the time to
> start charging. Here are some of the things we have considered.

> * 1 time set up fee
> * annual fee per client (to cover Tivoli license)
> * minimum monthly flat fee
> * Storage - either actual daily or average over month
>         - x G free (included in flat fee)
>         - different or same rates for disk or tape pools
> * Network / bandwidth charge
> * If there are rate gradients, by client or department?

> Comments and ideas appreciated.

At the University of Florida, our chargeback has two terms: Occupation and
network traffic.  We figured that these were easy to count, and easy to

So far it's been pretty well received.

- Allen S. Rout

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