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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

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...

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,...

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...

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....

Neal Stalker, Coresite

I came into the camp not knowing anything about this industry, I left with a solid understanding of the industry and I now have the ground work laid to be able to learn much...

Farrah Kashef, Unitas Global

The volume of knowledge and experience brought to the table during these events is impressive to say the least. Even if you only retain a fraction of the materials covered, you...

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...

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...

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