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Pricing Analyses Sample Reports

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These sample reports are based on actual Rauch Associates custom research projects but have been abridged for simplicity and clarity. The information appearing in sample reports has been altered to obscure the identity of the actual companies and products involved in the study. With the exception of common products and operating systems, all data and company and product names are fictitious. For simplicity, the level of detail appearing in sample reports has also been reduced from that in the original studies.

The available sample reports relating to Pricing studies are listed below.

PaaS Competitive Analysis - This analysis details the Platform as a Service (PaaS) capabilities of a leading cloud services provider, including descriptions of pricing structures for deploying a Public Cloud PaaS, how BYOL (Bring your own License) is handled, and the tools and services the provider offers to assist PaaS customers.
Cloud Infrastructure Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding a major competitor's cloud offering with particular emphasis on Cloud Servers with Managed Service Layer. Report details include a description and corresponding pricing structure of the Virtual Machine Configuration options available, O/Ss supported, available SLA package options, typical provisioning times, supported hypervisor technologies, and managed services options and pricing.
US Colocation Market Competitive Pricing Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the colocation pricing structure, discounts, and contract term length for data center colocated equipment from a key colocation services provider in a specific US territory. The analysis includes details on specific multi-cabinet environments, bandwidth connectivity, standard SLA terms for heat and humidity, and performance/SLA guarantees.
Help Desk/Mobile Device Management Competitive Analysis - This analysis explores the pricing offered for Help Desk (HD) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions to telecommunications companies by a leading telecom expense management (TEM) provider. The report includes details on the specific MDM elements offered, the real-time cost management capabilities of the product, and the pricing structure for the competitor's on-demand and software offerings.
CNC Turning Centers Competitive Analysis - This report represents the results of an analysis regarding the US sales volume, prices, and sales terms from each of the CNC turning center machine tools manufacturer's competitors and corresponding product models from each of the three competitors
Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing Services Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the managed and cloud computing services offered in the United States and EMEA by a major services competitor. The analysis includes line item pricing for several managed hosting platforms and value-add options including price discounting structures (volume and/or length of contract), best and final pricing, overall SLA terms, and value added services for NAS/SAN, DNS Management, data Backups, managed DBA services, Active Directory services, LDAP services and HA clustering services, and virtualization services. The cloud portion of the analysis includes pricing structures for cloud resources (set up fees, contract terms, term discounts, etc.) as well as add on services such as firewall and security services, VPN connectivity, load balancing, application licensing & management, SLAs, and predefined bundles of compute, memory, storage, bandwidth, etc.
Laser Diode Competitive Pricing Analysis - An analysis regarding the pricing structure of specified laser diode products (laser modules at various wavelengths) from several competitors and distributors
Local Exchange Small Business Competitive Pricing Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis to document and assess the prices and policies for selected voice and data services (I.e. Business Lines, Centrex, DID Trunks and stations, PBX Trunks, Calling Features, IntraLATA Toll Charges, etc.) provided to small business customers in specific combinations of market area locations.
SAN Storage System Competitive Analysis - This analysis examines the sales model, key selling points and differentiators, target markets and features and capabilities of the Storage Area Network (SAN) products from a set of major competitors. The report also examines product pricing, professional services offered to support the products, break/fix model, target markets and applications, and system performance associated with the products.
Online Meeting Collaboration Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the pricing structure for online meeting collaboration services from several providers. Pricing and discount details are enumerated for a number of buying scenarios for various combinations of user load, number of meetings per week, average meeting size, event frequency, average event attendance, average session length, and customer employee size.
Data Storage Products Competitive Analysis - This report details the pricing breakdowns for a series of specific SAN, NAS, and CAS data center array configurations of selected product models from a key data storage system competitor. In addition to detail line-item pricing for the storage systems themselves, the analysis includes the length of the no cost in-warranty maintenance period and line-item quotes for the software components necessary to operate the storage systems.
EAM System Pricing for Public Works and Utilities Companies - This report presents the results of the pricing metrics (price) and methods (user based pricing, asset based, etc.) employed by a leading provider of GIS-based Enterprise Asset and Maintenance Management Systems for Public Works and Utilities companies. In particular, the analysis provides details on the pricing model for these EAM products including a description of all available license models, list prices, volume discount structures, per asset fees, CPU-based fees, user based fees (e.g. named, concurrent, etc.), Web-based/thin client fees, and software maintenance fees.
Enterprise Software US Channel Supply Chain Pricing Competitive Analysis - This analysis documents the pricing and compensation structure offered to enterprise software competitors through the reseller and distribution channel and includes tabulated details on product MSRP and manufacturers discount structure, average street price, costs and benefits typically offered to distributors (e.g. disti cost, margin, ASP, manufacturer's rebates, MDF funds offered, SPIFF program offerings) as well as costs and benefits typically offered to resellers (e.g. typical street price, customer rebates, vendor rebate, MDF, Deal Reg, SPIFF, etc.)
Help Desk Management System Competitive Profile Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis to determine the strategy, pricing and service structure policies for the main competitive help desk products from each of five help desk software companies.
Enterprise Asset Management Software Market Analysis - This analysis presents a sampling of the results from a report focused on Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software. The report gives in-depth information on the EAM structure, marketing/sales strategies, sales operations, product pricing, customer base profile, implementation and product strategy for specified companies and products.
Internet Switching Products Competitive Analysis - This analysis examines the features and pricing of several high-end Internet network switches. In particular, the analysis focuses on specific feature comparisons, pricing, and service and support capabilities of the vendor that offers these switches.
Competitive Networking Products Business Profile Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis of the channel prices, breakdown, and polices for a variety of network equipment vendors, focusing on specific networking product offerings of each competitor and including tabular pricing matrices indicating the manufacturer's suggested list price, the general “street price”, the price offered to distribution, the reseller price as a function of volume, and OEM pricing as a function of volume.

Converged Cloud Infrastructure System Competitive Pricing Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the pricing of selected converged infrastructure cloud solutions for private and hybrid cloud deployments. The report includes line item pricing and configuration details for specific enterprise customer scenarios from a leading supplier of integrated systems for cloud computing.
UK Colocation Provider Competitive Pricing Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis of the collocation pricing and terms for a half-dozen colocation usage scenarios (for various combinations of Kw per cabinet, total Kw required, and term lengths) offered by a major data center provider in each of two specific territories located in the UK.
Mobile Device Management Competitive Analysis - This report analyzes the pricing structures (including list prices and discounts for both SMB and large enterprise customers) support agreement structure, and pricing for premium add-ons for a leading MDM products supplier.
EuroRailway Management Solution Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the project staffing and delivery models implemented by a global professional services company for a specific transportation railway management project undertaken by a European government. This includes the consulting organization's approach/strategy used to win these types of deals including unique selling points, key advantages, and value proposition to the customer as well as the mix of various consultant level staff (i.e. senior-level staff consultant, junior level, expert level, developer consultants) that would typically be assigned to such an engagement and the corresponding charge out hourly/daily rates for each of these staff consultants.
HR and Payroll System Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the hosted and licensed pricing, implementation, and sales process employed by select competitors in the Payroll and Human Resources market space
Pipeline Scheduling/Management Competitive Analysis - This report looks at the marketing/sales strategies, sales operations, pricing, and implementation processes from a key developer of pipeline scheduling and management software sold to the oil and gas industry.
Managed Security Services Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis of the Managed Security Services (MSS) offerings of a major competitor. The analysis includes details on customer base, pricing and contracts, features and functions, staffing and training, sales and channel strategy, and future outlook as well as details on the capacity, staffing, and failover capability of the competitor's Security Operations Centers (SOC's).
SaaS Pricing Competitive Analysis - This analysis takes a detailed look at the software as a service (SaaS) packaging of human resources management software by a leading supplier. In addition to providing details on SaaS including pricing model/structure, minimum contract terms and any price breaks offered for longer contract terms, a description of the SaaS implementation process and fees, up front costs associated with getting a SaaS implementation started, etc., the analysis also provides a detailed look at the corresponding pricing and terms for the licensed version of the software including how it is positioned against the SaaS version.
Server Operating System Competitive Analysis - This report evaluates the pricing, product structure, licensing, warranty and support for a key system manufacturers proprietary operating system (OS) and corresponding and standalone layered software. The key functions and pricing of the OS based products are mapped and evaluated in comparison to corresponding client operating environment and standalone layered applications. The report provides feature function details in a variety of areas including the operating environment at the foundation, enterprise, mission-critical, and layered applications levels. In addition, drill down details are provided on product structure, features, licensing, pricing, and packaging, discounting and channels, and regional practices in each of the territories U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific, Japan, and Latin America.
Help/Service Desk System Competitive Pricing Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis of the overall US software pricing structure and discounting, pricing philosophy, maintenance cost structure and general terms and conditions for the help and service desk management offerings from several competitors. Pricing details include a description of the typical components of how each competitor sells/markets its product, pricing structures and strategy for system maintenance, and services pricing (e.g. in terms of typical percentages of license cost, etc.) for the services involved in configuring and installing the offerings.
Risk and Compliance Management System Competitive Analysis - This analysis looks at the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) offering from a major risk and compliance management software vendor. The comprehensive report includes sections on customer base, pricing and contracts, detailed feature/function descriptions, future outlook, and a complete product demonstration with screen shots and associated descriptions.
Auto Exhaust Products Competitive Pricing Analysis - This analysis details the pricing structures including MRP and the volume discount structures offered to dealers, distributors, and end users off of list price by a key auto parts manufacturer's exhaust product line (e.g. mufflers, tubing, flex, clamps, etc.) sold to the after market for on-highway trucks or off-highway equipment.
Enterprise Departmental Server Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis of the pricing, discounts and sales strategy of a leading system manufacturer's enterprise departmental servers. In particular, the analysis includes a breakdown and description of system pricing structures, product overview, and sales approach.
LAN/Campus Product Feature and Pricing Analysis - Commissioned by a large LAN manufacturer, this report presents the results of an analysis to obtain information regarding the pricing and features of specified LAN/campus products from each of three competitors.
System Management Feature, Structure, and Pricing Analysis - This report compares the features, structures and pricing of competing system management software applications available from three solution vendors. The report includes in-depth information regarding specific, detailed product features, overall product structure, integration among product components, distribution and pricing.
Desktop Management Software Pricing Analysis - Performed for a leading enterprise software vendor, this analysis examines the pricing strategies and implementation tactics of several competitive vendors in order to provide a marketplace cost comparison for each product.
Internet Backbone Market Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis to document and assess the prices, programs and policies offered to commercial customers (not consumer or residential), for selected Internet backbone services including intranet services, web hosting services, and leased line and T1 services.

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