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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

David Hotaki, Sungard Availability Services

This was by far the best training I have ever been through. I learned a ton of information and sincerely appreciated the hands on support and overall design of the bootcamp....

Sandra Perin, Telx

Highly recommend this class to anyone in the data center industry, especially those in sales and marketing. It provided a very thorough coverage of the industry and gave me a...

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...

Manon Buettner, Nuvalo

This bootcamp exceeded my expectations. As a 15 year industry vet I had my doubts about spending 1.5 days in a training that I could be teaching myself. We methodically combed...

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...

Tracy McHugh, Coresite

The training was great and the timing couldn’t have been better! I’m grateful that I had the opportunity to participate in the Delta Force DC training before launching into my...

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...

Jason Dill, zColo

Open Spectrum bootcamp is a worthwhile endeavor for both the new and veteran player in the industry. Sean is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable instructor. I highly endorse the...

Check out our most recent posts

Network is the Wild Wild West – Episode 040 – Erik Knight

Erik Knight - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 040 SD-WAN has been hyped for a few years now as a "game changer" in the industry that will replace WAN MPLS networks. I have definitely seen a rise in the numer of clients and consultants starting to deploy these...

Unveiling the Data Center – Episode 039 – Ryan Barbera

Ryan Barbera - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 39 While advancements in the data center industry have made shopping the scene as a consumer seem more complicated, it's actually more accessible than ever. Ryan Barbera and I discuss the red tape and the mystique...

Your IT is Likely Less Automated than Dominos – Episode 038 – Josh Williams

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...
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