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IT Cost Optimization Advisory Services

Gain Control of Your IT Spend

Increase your leverage with fact-based market intelligence

Maintaining an optimized IT Services portfolio is a discipline, not an event. Periodic evaluation of your IT Services portfolio empowers companies to take a step back and assess the impacts everyday sourcing activities have on your service provider mix. Our team of former Transformation Executives and Fortune 50 IT Sourcing Leaders have more than 100 years of collective expertise in optimizing and reducing IT costs. Our experience, proven Cost Optimization Methodology and extensive, vendor-specific market intelligence empower our clients to quickly identify and quantify cost reduction opportunities. With our proven strategies and detailed stage-crafting, we enable organizations to turn these opportunities into real savings. At UpperEdge we tailor our Cost Optimization Advisory services to provide a strategy and execution plan aligned to your specific requirements and outcome-based objectives. Whether you’re assessing your entire IT Services portfolio of providers, focused on a select few strategic providers or looking to simply benchmark and optimize a single provider, we tailor solutions that fit scope of your advisory service needs.
Greg Hall
Greg Hall

Managed Services
Practice Leader

IT Cost Optimization Advisory Services

Effective and Data-Driven Strategies to Rightsize IT Services Agreements

Benefits of Our Engagement


Return On Investment

Highly Customized Strategies Supported by Fact-Based Market Assessments of Your IT Services Providers

Our expert advisors provide an end-to-end solution that is tailored to your unique cost optimization objectives. Whether for a single agreement, entire supplier relationship, an entire IT spend category, or the entirety of your IT Provider Portfolio of spend, we are focused on identifying the cost optimization opportunities that will realize the most benefit in the least amount of time.


A focused approach to quickly kickoff the optimization program, set objectives, and obtain alignment from key organizational stakeholders.

Portfolio Assessment

A holistic view of IT Services Provider Spend by category and geography highlighting areas of potential provider consolidation, share-shift opportunities and more.

Baseline Assessment(s)

Comprehensive provider specific assessment(s) of your goals, programs, initiatives, and budgets/forecasts supported by market assessments by provider relationship(s) based on current financials and service delivery commitments identifying gaps to market.

Opportunity Analysis

Our in-depth analysis leverages our market assessments to quantify cost optimization opportunities and the available commercial, operational, and competitive levers to enable them.

Strategice Plan Development

Working closely with your team, we will assist you in prioritizing your cost optimization opportunities and develop a highly customized execution strategy to capture savings.

Sourcing/Negotiation Execution

We will guide you through the sourcing and negotiation process providing category and vendor specific templates, term sheets, talking points and know how tailored to your desired outcomes.

“I was extremely pleased with the UpperEdge team. They had the sourcing expertise and market data we relied on to renew a key IT managed services contract. Their direct insights and involvement led to us saving 8 figures over a 5-year period.”

— IT Sourcing Leader at a Large US-Based Airline.

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