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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

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...

Alaleh Konoudi, net2EZ

Being new to the IT world, this Boot Camp was exactly what I needed,. The conversations I’m having now with clients are so much more productive. You walk away with training...

Richard Donaldson, Ebay

Having bought and sold many megawatts worth of power within data centers around the world and started and sold a managed services firm in the past, I can assure you the Delta...

Manon Buettner, Nuvalo

This bootcamp exceeded my expectations. As a 15 year industry vet I had my doubts about spending 1.5 days in a training that I could be teaching myself. We methodically combed...

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...

Jason Jenkins, Silver Star

I appreciated the format of the class that allowed for discussion on industry proven theories of data center operation. I also appreciated the scope of the course materials that...

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...

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...

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