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Make an informed decision about your IT sourcing with help from RampRate.

Make an informed decision about your IT sourcing with help from RampRate.

By relying on an extensive database of supplier profiles and pricing information, we give you the knowledge you need to make the right decision.

RampRate helps its clients through the entire IT sourcing process, from needs analysis, to RFP/​RFQ preparation and distribution, to IT supplier selection and due diligence, and through contract negotiation and close.

After contract signing, RampRate can manage the client-​​suppliers relationship for the life of the contract, including SLA verification, quarterly benchmarking against market, and dispute resolution.

Here’s how RampRate can help you:

  • IT sourcing buying strategy evaluation
  • In-source vs. outsource decision analysis, cost modeling and benchmarking
  • Finding the right IT suppliers for each need
  • Lowering cost relative to service level by 20%-70%
  • Reducing exposure to prevalent risks by 80%-9
  • Cutting procurement time from months to weeks
  • Detailed audit-able process documentation

Who We Are

We are a leading global sourcing advisory firm serving some of the world’s most important brands. We advise on and help Global 2000 companies transact for data center, telecom, CDN, RIM, IT support, and software maintenance services. We leverage our proprietary sourcing decision execution platform and acquired sourcing data to optimize each client’s bill of sourced IT infrastructure services.
In our 14-year history we have optimized IT sourcing contracts exceeding $24 billion for clients in diverse industries. Our IT infrastructure sourcing solutions save our clients 23.8% on average with no risk, and usually recover 1000s of hours of valuable staff time. Our clients enjoy a 99% success rate on their sourcing transactions.

The aggregated service provider information derived from the 1000s of sourcing transactions we have engineered yields valuable insight for our clients and partners.

Our engagement approach offers comprehensive supplier selection, location research, architectural advisory, contract negotiation, and master agency services. We employ a team of talented, experienced infrastructure architects and IT industry specialists who work with service providers to source and deliver best-in-class IT infrastructure services based on optimal pricing and terms to our clients.

Our partner ecosystem allows us to provide our clients with in-depth profiles of more than 1,100 IT service providers spanning all technology verticals. We arm the client’s IT team with detailed impact reports, scorecards and ongoing measurement tools to demonstrate TCO and service cost transparency. Importantly, our sourcing solutions consistently drive rapid outcomes for IT that result in greater flexibility and efficiency in the provisioning of services to the IT team’s customers.

Our client roster includes major tech companies, global media and Internet giants, several of the largest Internet gaming companies, and some of the world’s leading financial institutions.

In 2013 alone, we structured $4.5 billion in outsourced IT services contracts. With $15 billion in our pipeline for 2014 and an average client portfolio of $125 million, we are positioned to experience triple-digit growth.

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