Best-In-Class Sourcing Capabilities

IT sourcing is far from simple. First, you need a strategy.

Supplier pricing … contract terms … SLAs … site selection …

There are many variables to consider. So many metrics … and of course, long-standing, executive-level relationships between buyers and their suppliers. We cut 80% of the time and and average of 24% from you IT Opex.

We get that. Your IT service providers and suppliers are your strategic partners. In fact, chances are they are ours too. Further, many service providers are our clients, which enable u to cut through the sales red tape and reduce costs from both sides.

That 15 year history and our partner ecosystem positions us uniquely to reshape the economics of  your IT buyer-supplier relationships

CEO: IT Should Deliver Value. Without Risk

RampRate partners with you to help your implement your IT services strategies through the entire life cycle:

  • Needs analysis and planning. Identify the right IT service to fill a current business need
  • In-source vs. outsource. Develop a balanced comparison of cost, risk, and performance
  • In-sourced optimization. Build a service catalog and price model to reflect underlying cost drivers
  • Outsourced offer selection. Compress RFP cycles; convert diverse offers into single apples-to-apples scorecard
  • Mid-contract renegotiation. Identify and repair divergences from best practices in price and service
  • Service reinvention. Embark on innovative models such as cloud, virtualization, PaaS, multi-supplier sourcing, etc.
  • Audit & validation. Document fair and thorough decision process to enable budget approvals and audits

A lot goes into making IT decisions with precision.

Crowd-sourced expertise

RampRate aggregates an immense network of technology experts and engineering resources.

Dedicated research team

Our research analysts are focused on developments in data center, CDN, Hardware/Software cloud, managed services, telco and mobile technology.

Integrated funding model

You can bet on our post negotiation savings. Funding  your projects to get more done with less money.

Buyer data-driven sourcing

Buyer demand requests are created from market pricing data and distributed to select suppliers who can meet the criteria.

Supplier data-driven analytic framework

RampRate delivers: (1) price/performance risk normalization models and (2) scorecard analysis.

Innovative Sourcing Approaches


A new approach to sourcing, application workload sourcing features a purpose, multiple tiers of importance, performance and resilience requirements. With this business model, the workload is optimized based on consumption, performance, behavior, and economic modeling.

RampRate recommends a pragmatic architecture to run applications to support current and future needs and creates accurate future state cost, risk and performance scores.


RampRate believes a cost-of-compute model delivers a truer economic model. An “all in” cost-of-compute dollar figure is used to reflect true costs. The figure changes based on the infrastructure services consumed in running applications and on the infrastructure costs.

Custom Sourcing

Why Use Data-Driven Decision Making for IT Outsourcing?

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Dean Nelson, Vice President of Global Foundation Services, eBay
“I knew I was leaving a bit on the table in our outsourced contracts. But the corporate mandate is growth and innovation, and when further contract improvement seemed to be marginal, my team’s first priorities had to move elsewhere. We can count on RampRate to be precise, timely and create millions in value.”
Vice President of Global Foundation ServiceseBay