Jive TCO. To fully comprehend the value of making the move to the cloud when it comes to telecommunications, the TCO analysis is a critical tool. As budgets continue to shrink, rigorous TCO analysis is a must for considering telecommunications spend and for bringing all key stakeholders on board with a change. This whitepaper draws on industry analyst research and extensive Jive experience to paint an accurate picture of the total cost of ownership of Cloud-based systems vs. on-premises (both VoIP and legacy) systems. Jive’s signature Total Cost of Ownership Analysis tool is also discussed and examples are given.