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Data Center Marketplace

Strategy - Optimization - Training

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

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How much should I be paying for my infrastructure hosting?

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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

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...

Brian Fleming, Fort Capital Resources

Sean and his team have obviously 'been there and done that' in all facets of the IT & Data Center space and have a true talent for breaking down the overwhelming complexities...

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...

Nick Gongorek, Steadfast

Sean brings many years of IT industry experience to the table and his course provides a very intelligent way of thinking for evaluating datacenter and cloud...

Dusty Fraser, Sungard Availability Services

I feel so much more comfortable in navigating some conversations now - my personal goal was accomplished. Thank you for following your passion and dream to build a company that...

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...

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...

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....

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