IT Sourcing Made Clear
Clarify360 compresses the IT sourcing cycle for clients by providing smarter, faster ways to buy IT services while increasing performance and eliminating waste. Learn more.
Awards & Accolades
Our team specializes in the discovery, planning, and migration of cloud & colocation, connectivity, collaboration & mobility, and security service deployments globally.
IT Consultancy & Strategy
We help clients develop network and technology strategies that are grounded in what is affordable, operationally feasible, and can be delivered by the market – all in a manner that will support end user requirements. Once the solution and strategy is complete, we develop sourcing strategies and roadmaps to procure and implement the required services and infrastructure.
- Audit & inventory of existing solutions
- Solution design & configuration
- Workload specific provider recommendations
- Virtual and physical migration projects
After defining project requirements and developing a comprehensive client solution, we help to compress sourcing cycles and optimize the buying journey. We determine evaluation criteria, guide procurement phases, and vet providers to gain efficiency and eliminate waste during the IT buying process.
- Requests for Proposal (RFP) preparation
- Financial, technical, and operational response evaluation
- Baseline cost comparisons
- Bid improvement negotiation
Our continual involvement in large procurement projects means we can provide clients with an accurate view of the provider landscape and emerging technology options. We compare current pricing, or a new offer, against market rates based on extensive research and documentation.
- Comparisons of service levels and commercial terms
- Provider and solution analyses
- Build vs. buy analyses
- Expert vendor negotiation
Contract & Cost Optimization
After vendor selection, we support our clients with dedicated project installation and project management. We conduct detailed reviews of supplier billing data to identify contract discrepancies and opportunities to optimize existing provider services. Our expertise results in recouped costs and value from our clients’ IT expenditures.
- Project installation and project management
- Billing reconciliation
- Re-negotiation of existing contracts
Clarify360’s VP of Cloud & Security Services Jo Peterson talks with Nielsen Director of Procurement Strategy James Johnson about the pivot Nielsen made to Professional Services, and how that shift created a business opportunity to partner with IT to procure with purpose. Watch the April 2019 interview from SAP Ariba Live in Austin.
News & Events
It’s easy to see why cloud ERP is growing. Workers need to access information from anywhere, at any time, using any device.December 5, 2019
Jo Peterson, VP of Cloud and Security Services for Clarify360 recently penned a column for Oracle Netsuite that discusses 4 Questions to find out why cloud costs are creeping up. She begins by asking 4 critical questions designed to foster constructive dialogue between CIO and CFO to help understand and contain optimal cloud spending. ToNovember 13, 2019