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Data Center Marketplace

Strategy - Optimization - Training

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

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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.
More

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
More

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
More

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
More

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.
More

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.
More

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
More

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rick Stenberg, Colopeople

What sets Open Spectrum apart is they always put the customer first, they speak the language of their customers and have a knack for just getting things done. They are very...

Jeff Swain, C7

My sales team, after attending the private bootcamp, was easily twice as effective identifying, qualifying and closing deals. We have had continual growth year over year and I...

Evan Smethurst, QTS

Open Spectrum represents the vanguard of ‘New School’ Silicon Valley IT thought leadership. The information downloaded was much more than just a refresher and has transformed the...

David Brady Gossage, Myriad Supply

The Delta Force IT Training team and coursework is excellent quality …. The presenters were thoroughly engaging. It’s rare to see a whole classroom sitting forward and so...

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