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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

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...

Jeff Fasen, Redapt

After providing IT hardware and integration solutions to countless customers for over 15 years, I thought I was already well-informed on what goes on in the data center. This...

Greg Cote, Open Sky

I really enjoyed the event. I obtained a great deal of valuable information over a relatively short period of time. Sean kept things moving at a quick but easily digestible pace....

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...

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,...

Mark Berger, CHI Franciscan Health

The Boot Camp provided an excellent learning experience. Sean’s presentation, materials and tour served to identify and explain the core data center systems and considerations....

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...

David Gott, Coresite

Thanks for the training it, it was honestly great. Coming from a finance background I was worried that when I arrived to the boot camp, everything would be over my head. You...

Check out our most recent posts

How I Got Here; Rich Miller Interviews the Interviewer – Episode 026 – Sean Patrick Tario

Sean Patrick Tario - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 26   This week on the I Love Data Centers podcast: How I Got Here, Rich Miller Interviews Sean Patrick Tario, the voice and vision behind the I Love Data Centers Podcast. Due to the volume of requests to turn...

Past, Present & Future of OPEN IX & Carrier Hotels – Episode 025 – Rob Devita

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...
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