Mark Havens is the Principal for Cast Iron Outcomes. Mark has 25 years in enterprise IT and hardware infrastructure best practices. He is part of the team that formed Cast Iron Outcomes to assist enterprise IT decision makers, IT procurement and infrastructure professionals obtain the highest value as pertains to data center hardware infrastructure. More specifically, he is a thought leaders in cost reduction, proactive vendor management and risk reduction strategies. He and Cast Iron Outcomes have created more than 20 consultative services specifically designed to deliver value and measurable outcomes. Mark's 25 years in solutions architecture and the resulting interaction with fortune 500 clients enables him to provide an insider's perspective from the vendor's point of view. We provide clarity by leading conversations that may not otherwise occur - all to the benefit of our clients.