TCO Calculator

Total Cost of Ownership Calculation.

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculator

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With Lightcrest's Kahu cloud bricks, you have the power to own a private cloud, rather than renting forever. As a result, your core cloud costs approach zero and you run on faster, more secure infrastructure.

Use the calculator below to learn what your cloud costs could be using Kahu, and compare these numbers with your existing cloud spend or potential alternatives.

# Number of VMs ?
Number of Virtual Machines (VM) with the same CPU and RAM allocations. For example, if you need 8 VMs, each with 4 vCPU and 16GB of RAM, put 8 in this column, 4 in the vCPU column, and 16 in the RAM column.
Virtual CPUs ?
Enter the number of virtual CPUs you need in each VM for this tier.
Memory GB ?
Enter the number of RAM in Gigabytes (GB) you need in each VM for this tier.




# SSD Storage ?
Enter the total amount of SSD storage you require for your entire environment in this row. Kahu SSD storage is optimized for high-performance, and is recommended for most production applications.
Raw Storage Capacity (GB) ?
Enter the total amount of SSD storage in Gigabytes of this type that you require for all virtual machines.
Local SSD




# HDD Storage ?
Enter the total amount of HDD of storage you require for your entire environment in this row. Kahu HDD storage is optimized for large capacity, and is recommended for big data stores such as archives, backups, and cold storage.
Raw Storage Capacity (GB) ?
Enter the total amount of HDD storage in Gigabytes of this type that you require for all virtual machines.
Local HDD




# Bandwidth (TB) ?
Total outbound data transfer in a month. For example, 30 TB per month
Calculate TCO

TCO Calculation Results

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24 Month Option:
Monthly Cost Before Month 24:$/mo
Monthly Cost After Month 24:$/mo
TCO over 72 months:$
Cost Per VW on lifetime of Kahu Farbic:$

36 Month Option:
Monthly Cost Before Month 36:$/mo
Monthly Cost After Month 36:$/mo
TCO over 72 months:$
Cost Per VW on lifetime of Kahu Farbic:$
24 Month CapEx Option 36 Month CapEx Option 24 Month OpEx Option 36 Month OpEx Option 24 Month OpEx Option 36 Month OpEx Option
24/36 mo. CapEx 24/36 mo. OpEx Get Full Report


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