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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

Brian Fleming, Fort Capital Resources

Sean and his team have obviously 'been there and done that' in all facets of the IT & Data Center space and have a true talent for breaking down the overwhelming complexities of...

Laurie Shahin, Telx

Thank you so much for the education. It was really great and I appreciated your candor regarding other data centers. I also felt that you did a great job considering that you...

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...

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,...

Sammer Fam, Livingstones

This has been a great eye opener for me. As a consultancy firm to a Data Center overseas, I wanted to get to know more of the how we can enter the U.S. market and make a...

John Firmin, New World Communications

I thought the training was excellent. It was very informative, and it was thorough. It is not a marketing session designed to promote data center companies, it is an educational...

Erich Kaiser, Coresite

Thank you for the valuable and insightful Open Spectrum training. I must say, again, that I have never been in an industry focused training that covered the history, scope and...

Rhadha Thombre, Coresite

Data Center Boot camp is by far the best training program for anyone in the Data Center Industry. We have a great corporate training program already but the depth and insight...

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Rob DeVita - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 25   This week on the I Love Data Centers podcast: Past, Present & Future of OPEN IX & Carrier Hotels, I interview the Managing Director of Mejeticks, Robert DeVita. Rob attended one of my data center bootcamps in...

MicroCorp’s Cloud Elements Division and The Anatomy of a Master Agency – Episode 024 – Phil Keenan

Phil Keenan - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 24   This week on the I Love Data Centers podcast: MicroCorp’s New Cloud Elements Division and the Anatomy of a Telecom Master Agency, I interview the President of MicroCorp, Phil Keenan. When I first met Phil in...

Founder & Editor of DataCenterKnowledge.com and DataCenterFrontier.com – Episode 023 – Rich Miller

Rich Miller - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 23   This week on the I Love Data Centers podcast: Founder & Editor of DataCenterKnowledge.com and DataCenterFrontier.com, I interview the one and only Rich Miller. This week on the I Love Data Centers podcast: Founder...
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