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2316566 - Is there a metric for calculating the average storage requirement per user in SAP Jam?

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Is there a metric for calculating the average storage requirement per user in SAP Jam?

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The amount of storage each user will need really depends on the use case and content they will have on the platform. Please see the attached file that might help you calculate the necessary storage.

 

Please consider to reapeat this exercise per each of the use cases you will be using and calculate PER GROUP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fill only the green fields and only with numbers (see attached Excel spreadsheet)

 

Most common document types are Adobe Reader (.pdf), Word (.docx), Powerpoint (.pptx) and Excel (.xlsx)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most Microssoft Word and Adobe Reader files are about 300 - 500Kb each.

Most Microsoft PowerPoint documents about 1.5 - 2.5 Mb

Most videos are about 10 - 20 Mb depending on length (videos are less often uploaded, and typically only 2 - 5 minutes in length)

Most images (depending on the format) are 500Kb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CALCULATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How many users to you have? (per group)

100

Users

 

 

 

 

 

Most companies have a ratio in a range of 1:150, meaning there is one person publishing content for every 300 people consuming (or commenting on) uploaded content.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How many documents per publisher per month do you expect to upload?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Word or Adobe Reader (doc, pdf)

10

4.8828125

Mb

 

 

 

 

PowerPoint (ppt)

15

30

Mb

 

 

 

 

Images

10

5

Mb

 

 

 

 

Videos

2

40

Mb

 

 

 

 

Most publishers upload about 5-25 documents per publisher per month, in the range of about 500kb-3mb per document.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.36126709

Total Storage Gb per month

 

 

Disclaimer: "your mileage may vary." Use cases, actors, consumers vs. publishers ratio variances will skew this formula, but this is based on what we've seen with other customers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Default storage per SAP Jam Edition:

Basic (Free) = 2GB

Advanced Edition = 100GB

Advanced Plus = 200GB

Enterprise Edition = 1000GB (1TB)

 

 

 

Keywords

SAP Jam Storage Per User Calculation , KBA , LOD-SF-JAM , SAP Jam , How To

Product

SAP Jam Collaboration all versions

Attachments

Storage considerations.xlsx