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Migrate Data with Confidence by Leveraging Key Services

We know data migration is a constant challenge for organizations of all sizes. Implementing a services strategy helps minimize the risks associated with migrating a client’s data and meet the goal of enhancing a company’s performance and competitiveness. Coquina Systems provides a full suite of services for our solution provider partners to confidently sell and deliver comprehensive data migration projects to their clients.

Technology Refresh

There are many reasons for modernizing technology, including replacing outdated systems and applications, increasing data security protection, managing data privacy and protection, and now – more than ever – managing new remote work scenarios. Managing the data during a tech refresh should be the top priority. The Coquina Systems team is highly qualified and certified in key processes and technologies that yield a successful data migration, including large-scale automation as well as inventory of systems, policies, procedures and controls. We have our own intellectual property in Service Orchestrator that manages the largest migrations ensuring projects finish on time.

Data Center Consolidation

We are all aware that consolidating data center facilities offers the ability to enhance operations, improve redundancy and flexibility, deliver higher availability and better use of IT assets. Again, the key to success is delivering a suite of services that ensures a smooth consolidation and cost control.

Our team delivers a host of these services, including facility cost assessment and planning, actual move and migration services and service management as well as provisioning, performance and capacity out-tasking services.

Cloud

Cloud has changed our lives. Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecasted by Gartner to grow to nearly $500 billion in 2023. As a result, all IT projects must include a sound cloud strategy. Coquina Systems consultants help our partners ensure their clients are avoiding wasting IT assets by developing and executing a cloud strategy that furthers their business goals. Strategies and services we offer include development and review of application usage profiles, stakeholder participation, cloud cost models and alternatives, migration plans and cloud management platform implementation to name a few.

Application Migration

Because applications are typically built to run on particular operating systems in specific network architectures or developed for a single cloud platform, moving an application to a new environment can pose a number of challenges. Our solution provider partners rely on us to develop a comprehensive plan to migrate data to SaaS or other new computing environments, including building a plan for upgrading applications or implementing like-for-like or competitive migrations.

Also according to Gartner, “83% of data migration projects either fail or exceed their budgets and schedules.” Let Coquina Systems increase your chances of success and improved return on investment by leveraging our data migration services.

VMware Services are in High Demand

Welcome to the first of five blogs outlining Coquina Systems services that our solution provider partners indicate are in the highest demand by their clients. Coquina was founded to support our channel partners with a depth and breadth of services they typically don’t have the bench to provide on their own.

This first blog is dedicated to VMware. VMware recently released VCF (VMware Cloud Foundation) and demand for VCF services now rank among the top services requested by our channel partners. Coquina Systems is here for our partners to add the certified resources to their teams with white-labeled professional services.

Coquina Systems Expertise Increases Success

Coquina Systems has achieved VMware’s Master Services Competency with our large team of VMware Certified and VMware Certified Advanced Professionals. Our team holds more that 190 certifications in every VMware product group.  The two largest VMware services requests are for Hybrid/Multi Cloud and Digital Workspace Solutions – specifically, VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), Horizon/Cloud VDI and Workspace One.

VMware Cloud Foundation Simplifies Cloud as a Destination and an IT Operating Model

It’s well documented that VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) offers the broadest, most flexible solutions for private and hybrid cloud deployments. VCF is VMware’s unified SDDC platform for the private and public clouds. Our team of certified experts support VCF services on behalf of our solution provider partners to architect, deploy, automate and operate on-premise, hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

Infrastructure Automation and Modernization Enables Agile Delivery

Coquina Systems professionals deliver VMware vRealize Automation to accelerate the delivery and ongoing management of personalized, business-relevant infrastructure and/or application. Standardized service blueprints combined with automated delivery assures consistency and reliability of our delivered resources. Full lifecycle management ensures infrastructure and applications are maintained at a peak operating efficiency. VMware products we support for our partners include: vRealize Operations (vRO), vRealize Automation (vRA), Tanzu and Kubernetes.

Upgrade to New Technology

VMware Software Defined Data Center provides ease and flexibility to adopt new compute paradigms. This enables a clear path to the cloud with new levels of orchestration, security and automation not available before in the IT industry. New technologies, including Tanzu, automate container cluster management to enable devops teams to provide constant integration and constant delivery functionality (CI/CD). Coquina Systems enables our solution partners to offer services that support these type of automation and upgrade initiatives.

Administration and Management

Our team performs a variety of services to help our partners’ customers manage their budgets by controlling costs. Partners can sell and deliver services that help a client be proactive to save money and prevent headaches down the road. Specific to VMware solutions, Coquina Systems offers health checks, vSphere administration, performance monitoring, incident management and system security.

Don’t take our word for it. We are happy to put you in touch with any of the solution provider partners we work with to let you know how our VMware-certified professionals performed with their clients. Our services make your jobs easier with a reliable off-payroll resource to serve the needs of your customers.