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Data Center Marketplace

Strategy - Optimization - Training

What’s the best market for my data center infrastructure?

Which cloud infrastructure is right for my application?

How much should I be paying for my infrastructure hosting?

The number of data center and hosted virtual “cloud” service providers around the world has grown by nearly 10x over the past 5 years while the price for power, space, CPU, storage and managed support has steadily declined year over year. When was the last time you performed a Market to Market, Total Cost of Ownership or Business Risk Assessment?

Open Spectrum’s Enterprise Advisory Services is an extension to your team, providing experience and knowledge that will get your further, faster – guaranteed.

Enterprise Advisory Services

Data Center Marketplace

Migration

We have sourcing specialists with decades of experience working with hundreds of clients to successfully project manage and execute both virtual and physical migrations.

Data Center Marketplace

Build vs Buy

If you are considering building your own data center, or migrating to a third party data center or hosting service provider, we can help you build the financial models to understand what your true Total Cost of Ownership would be

Data Center Marketplace

Contract Audits

Open Spectrum can perform a physical audit of your data center environment, power utilization records, and rack design and optimization your existing environment

Data Center Marketplace

Contract (Re)Negotiations

If you entered into an agreement with an infrastructure provider within the last 5 years, we guarantee we can help you rightsize your agreements to current market rates and shift the balance of risk in your favor

TCO Analysis

Our team can help you better understand the underlying financial truths and risks associated with both your existing reality and potential options available so that you can make accurate decisions short and long term.

RFP Development

Unfortunately, the RFP process today serves as a drain for both clients and solution providers. Having executed and negotiated hundreds of agreements, our experience is guaranteed to streamline this process.

Procurement

We can quickly align solutions and negotiate contracts with providers to ensure the best possible solution and price based on your business model, economic drivers, long-term goals

Migration

We have sourcing specialists with decades of experience working with hundreds of clients to successfully project manage and execute both virtual and physical migrations.

Build vs Buy

If you are considering building your own data center, or migrating to a third party data center or hosting service provider, we can help you build the financial models to understand what your true Total Cost of Ownership would be

Contract Audits

Open Spectrum can perform a physical audit of your data center environment, power utilization records, and rack design and optimization your existing environment

Contract (Re)Negotiations

If you entered into an agreement with an infrastructure provider within the last 5 years, we guarantee we can help you rightsize your agreements to current market rates and shift the balance of risk in your favor

TCO Analysis

Our team can help you better understand the underlying financial truths and risks associated with both your existing reality and potential options available so that you can make accurate decisions short and long term.

RFP Development

Unfortunately, the RFP process today serves as a drain for both clients and solution providers. Having executed and negotiated hundreds of agreements, our experience is guaranteed to streamline this process.

Procurement

We can quickly align solutions and negotiate contracts with providers to ensure the best possible solution and price based on your business model, economic drivers, long-term goals

How can you outsell the competition if you don’t know the industry?

We have over 10 years of experience in the data center marketplace, we have toured hundreds of data centers, and we are globally connected. You may know your company’s offerings better than anyone else, but we know the industry better than anyone else. Leverage your sales with knowledge provided by those with a higher vantage point.

What people say about us

Nancy Abele, PhoenixNAP

The information you presented along with the class discussion really helped fill in holes in my training here at work. It’s my goal to become a technically strong rep and your...

Jerod Powell, INFINIT Consulting

In a word I would describe Open Spectrum as impressive! They have an amazing amount of knowledge and been an amazing business partner and industry source for contacts, referrals,...

Donna Mooney, Atlantic Metro Communications

Delta Force IT is a great comprehensive overview of the Data Center for Buyers and Sellers alike. Sean Tario does a thorough job of teaching what you need to know about...

Chris Flemming, Fort Capital Resources

Sean Tario is a professional and his mind share on the Data Center space is second to none. He brings both passion and excitement to the Open Spectrum trainings which translates...

Sarah Deatherage, Intelisys

Being relatively new to the Data Center, Colocation space, the training was a perfect combination of being informative and technical, and it was taught in a way that someone new...

RJ Prego, Telehouse

The Open Spectrum team does an extraordinary job putting together a comprehensive curriculum breaking down the data center market. Sean's direct approach and industry experience,...

Brandon Peccoralo, IO

The Open Spectrum training program is an extremely comprehensive course that covers the essential facets of the data center, managed services, and cloud industry. Unquestionably...

Mike Rushing, Westin Building Exchange

Open Spectrum is on a mission to equip and educate for the greater good of the entire Colocation community and its constituents. The time and money spent on the two day training...

Check out our most recent posts

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Josh Williams - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 38 Now that the dust has settled with INAP's acquisition of Singlehop, I wanted to speak with one of the brains at the company who was front and center during the transition to get a raw view into the why, how and...

All Things Data Center Interconnection- Episode 037 – Christian Koch

Christian Koch - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 37   I've been trying to make sense of how Megaport, Packet Fabric, PurePort, Equinix's ECX, Digital Realty's Service Exchange, DE-CIX, Epsilon, etc. all differentiate from one another over the past 12 months...

Your Data is Getting Safer – Episode 036 – Aaron Hughes

Aaron Hughes - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 36   Aaron Hughes has spent decades architecting, building and managing various components that make up the internet we all use today. Ever heard of PeeringDB.com? Yeah, that was one of his many "side projects"...
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