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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

Charlie McMenomey, Dasher Technologies

Though familiar with the purpose of a data center prior to the event, I was simply blown away by the resources, education and engaging presentation style that this boot camp...

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...

Marcy Mortensen, Telx

I’ve been in the colocation industry for 8 years + and can honestly say this is the best product/industry training I’ve seen. I’d strongly recommend that Telx implements this as...

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...

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...

Phil Keenan, Microcorp

In a world where technology is changing at an ever-increasing rate, it is impossible to keep your current role, and fill your role as a trusted advisor to your customers, by...

Scott Clark, Coresite

The Open Spectrum Data Center Boot Camp is an invaluable experience for people who are both new to the industry and for seasoned veterans. The level of industry experience and...

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

Stories from an Early Racker – Episode 034 – Paul Croteau

Paul Croteau - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 34   You know those moments when numerous people tell you that you "NEEEED" to talk to someone because they think you'll instantly get along, and then you finally meet the person and, in fact, you discover they...

All Things Public Cloud – Episode 033 – Sam Barhoumeh

Sam Barhoumeh - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 33   In this episode I spent some time with my new friend Sam Barhoumeh, Founder and CEO of ReadyNetworks, a full service technology solutions firm based in Chicagoland that provides cloud infrastructure,...

EDGE is the new Cloud – Episode 032 – Hugh Carspecken

Hugh Carspecken - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 32   The "Edge" has become one of the new buzzwords that unfortunately means both everything and nothing at the same time, much like the term "Cloud." Given Hugh's experience operating micro data centers...
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