Homepage of the PMTC project
The abbreviation PMTC stands for 'Poor Man's TCO Calculater. TCO usually refers to Total Cost of Ownership.
A lot of people and company's say a lot of inpressive things about the TCO of an IT infrastructure and it
always boils down to the same: 'every situation is different'. In a way they are right but that does not
mean that a good estimation is not possible. That is exactly what this software tries to do, to give a rough
estimation of the TCO.
If you would like to try the pmtc simply click on a language version below:
If you are a developer and interested to contribute here is the design:
We use a styles/tco.xsl file with a lot of logic and a data/tco.xml file which is language dependant and also contains
a lot of initialization code (since sometimes coutries differ with regard to salaries).
We could use the following skills:
You will find more information on the
sourceforge webpage, and you can off course
browse the CVS files.
The PMTC is an initiative off i2rs© 2003
This software is releases under the GPL license.
- Graphic designers for a nice PMTC logo.
- Translators to translate the xml file we use into your language (it will take you 5 minutes, really).
- Experienced IT people who would like to have a look at the formulas we use to help improve on those.