Strategic IT Sourcing
Leverage our deep knowledge and expertise to get the most out of the technology solutions you’ll need to prosper. Whether you need to build a scalable network as you open more locations or want to improve utilization and effectiveness of what you already have, the experts at Bluewave can help.
Determine and Decide
Bluewave is committed to delivering the best ROI for your technology investments. Our long-standing service provider relationships enable us to custom-tailor technology solutions for your specific needs. More importantly, we can work across multiple service provider partners to design the most effective solutions. We are your strategic IT solutions partner committed to your long-term success, from requirements vetting to service provider negotiations.
We will help you define your business requirements, including business drivers, goals, and outcomes that are needed to achieve success. Bluewave starts from a place of why because we truly care. Our team wants to know what makes your business tick, what tools your team already loves using, and what possibilities you envision for the future.
Conduct Needs Analysis
- Every business is unique. We take the time to understand the depth and complexity of your technology needs
Identify Opportunities & Gaps
- We identify opportunities where the right cloud, collaboration, network, voice, or IT solution could change the game for your organization
RFP/RFQ Process Administration
With a virtually limitless choice of equipment, SaaS providers, Carriers, and Managed Service Providers, the Request for Proposal (RFP) process can be very difficult. Bluewave specializes in staying current of all changes and options throughout the industry.
Manage RFP Process
- We will do the heavy lifting for you, crafting specific, needs-based RFPs that will speak directly to your requirements
Compare RFP Responses
- We will conduct a thorough comparison of all responses, analyzing them for relevance, cost, total value, and integration feasibility
Service Provider Quoting
Whether you are staying with your current provider or choosing a new one, we know the market prices for the services you require. Clients continually leverage us because of this expertise. Bluewave strives to help you get the most out of your existing technology, simplify the design and implementation of new technology, and decide how to best invest resources for future growth.
Review Quotes & Compare
- Not all service providers are created equal. Bluewave will help you make sense of all your options
- We ensure service providers lead with their best deal and best terms and ensure they check all your boxes
Conduct Cost/Benefit Analyses
- Understand exactly what you’re getting and why it costs what it does, making your technology purchasing decision easier
- Avoid costly delays and outages that slow down your organization
Service Provider Selection
We have access to leading service providers. Service providers are carefully selected after passing a comprehensive vetting process. We review every service provider to ensure they meet our stringent expectations on ease-of-use, implementation, training, customer support, features, and price. Our experts provide objective oversight, so you can be confident that when we greenlight a project, the technology aligns with your business drivers and makes sense to integrate with your current network architecture and design.
Review Service Provider Profiles & Offerings
- Get a detailed summary of the technology providers that meet your requirements
Get Specialized Recommendations
- We’ll choose the best providers offering the most effective technology solutions at the best prices
Pricing and contract negotiation are critical to creating a long-term IT solution. Without flexibility, great pricing, and multi-contract synchronization, your IT and communication design is at risk of sustainability. With decades of collective experience in the industry, we know how to decipher contractual language and leverage multiple vendors to ensure you get the best contract terms while providing realistic cost projections.
Future Proof Your Contracts
- Bluewave will assist in ensuring all your service provider contracts offer the maximum amount of flexibility
- We thoroughly review contract terms to ensure alignment with your requirements.
- We know how to get the most out of every service provider contract, with terms and conditions that work for you, not against you
- We keep overlapping teams in sync from the sales team, legal team, your IT team, a procurement team, and even an implementation team