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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

Scott McConnell, Equinix

Open Spectrum's knowledge of the US and European data center and managed services markets is second to none. I have engaged with Open Spectrum as a business partner and referral...

Ram Akuka, Deutsche Telekom

Open Spectrum soon turned out to be our go to for every IT related consultant or provider we needed. By using Open Spectrum's services we were able to find most of our current...

Bill Norton, IIX

These guys run a strong workshop based on actual experience in the field. You will learn the essentials - there is no fluff in this material - and be better positioned to do your...

Rachel Weissberg, Coresite

It is always tough to commit to being out of the office for a day and even more so to sit through training. I am so happy that I did as it definitely helped to put all of the...

Doug Fulton, Digital Realty

Sean Tario’s Bootcamp was unlike any other training I’ve been through. He really is an expert and thought leader who conveys his wealth of knowledge with tremendous energy. This...

Andrew Marcus, Transwestern

The volume of unbiased market intelligence found within Open Spectrum is impressive and actionable. Without question an incredible resource for our team and all buyers, service...

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...

Rob Butler, Crossvergence

My ability to qualify data center colocation opportunities has increased exponentially through the time spent attending the Open Spectrum bootcamps and continually reading...

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