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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

Jason Liebowitz, Colovore

I came into this bootcamp not really knowing what to expect, and was extremely impressed by the relevance of the materials presented and engaging format. Without question 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...

Laurie Shahin, Telx

Thank you so much for the education. It was really great and I appreciated your candor regarding other data centers. I also felt that you did a great job considering that you...

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...

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....

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...

Frank Marinaro, vXchnge

I had a great time at Open Spectrum, it definitely helped me learn quite a bit more about the IT and the many facets of the colocation industry. The instructors were...

Greg Nares, vXchnge

I’ve attended many training sessions over the last 10+ years and found the Open Spectrum Boot Camp to be refreshing and a valuable use of my time. Sean’s approach, deep industry...

Check out our most recent posts

The Montreal Data Center Market is so Hot Right Now – Episode 029 – AJ Byers

AJ Byers - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 29   This week on the I Love Data Centers podcast: The Montreal Data Center Market is so Hot Right Now, I interview the President and CEO of Root Data Center, AJ Byers. Although Episode 6 with Philbert Shih touched on the...

IT Components, SDN and The Irish Technology Boom – Episode 028 – Alan Fagan

Alan Fagan - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 28   This week on the I Love Data Centers podcast: IT Components, SDN and The Irish Technology Boom, I interview the North America Sales Manager at EPS Global, Alan Fagan. This interview is part of our partnership with...

Drones and PII – Episode 027 – Mark Del Bianco

Mark Del Bianco - I Love Data Centers Podcast Episode 27   This week on the I Love Data Centers podcast, we interview Mark Del Bianco, an attorney who represents direct sales agents and services providers in the data center industry, with experience in how drones are...
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