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operational costs

What are operational costs?

Definition - In information technology, operational costs document the price of running of IT services on a day-to-day basis. Operational costs may include expenditures for staffing, hardware maintenance, electricity, software procurement, storage rental and security. Operational costs are usually calculated quarterly or annually. A synonym for operational costs is non-discretionary budget

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