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Digital Business Growth Fuels the Need for Networking and Wireless Services

Networking and wireless implementations have become even more important with the continued growth in digital business and the massive shift to remote work. From assessments to deployments and migration, Coquina Systems has an extensive network of credentialed professionals to deliver successful networking and wireless services to the clients of our solution provider partners.

IDC estimates there will be 48.9 billion connected devices in use around the world by 2023 and the 2018 Cisco Complete VNI Forecast predicts that the average amount of data consumed across a network will be almost 60 GB per personal computer per month. With this rapid growth in digital business fueling the need for networked innovations, networking services are in higher demand than ever.

Managed Services

Coquina Systems offers our solution partners a range of managed services from basic 7/24 monitoring and alerts to full management, including change management, performance and capacity services. Why would an enterprise want networking as a service? Managed services provide proactive maintenance, enhanced security, always optimized systems and increased levels of uptime to name a few of the benefits.

In addition, 24/7 management ensures an organization is taking the appropriate steps to protect its network with firmware and software updates that positively impact performance and monitoring capacity. Our managed service helps improve how well an organization is prepared to detect and act if a network component is impacting the enterprise.

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Wireless Assessment

A wireless assessment is necessary to uncover specific configurations or components that are affecting overall performance an enterprise’s system and will provide insight into what is required to remediate challenges and improve system health. Our team conducts wireless assessments to determine the number of WAP’s, range and deployment architecture. Our services ensure that solution providers get a holistic picture of their clients’ networks.

Deployment and Migration

Deployment and migration services cover a wide range of technologies, including networking, wireless and firewall solutions. Our highly certified teams start with assessment and planning services that identify security and compliance requirements, assess and develop access policies as well as set expectations for business outcomes. This aids in successful deployments and migrations. Other key components include reviewing architecture and existing artifacts and planning for migration from source to target environments. Our team delivers key assets to drive to successful outcomes: Some valuable deliverables provided include new and updated topology maps and Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM) for migrations.

We offer services that are in high demand by our solution providers and their clients. Networking and wireless services are among many IT services we offer to help drive their success. Check out our entire blog series on these top services from Coquina Systems.

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.

Splunk Services Drive Security and So Much More

Splunk services are one of the top requests we get at Coquina Systems. As a reminder, our company serves solution providers across the country with professional services to support a wide variety of their projects. Our team provides fast response times, exceptional quality and cost-effective delivery. We find providing proactive services for Splunk implementations – like the ones listed below – help solution provider partners determine total cost of ownership (TCO) and increase overall return on investment (ROI) for their customers.

Splunk has been named a “Leader” in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) for the seventh year running. In the report, Splunk was recognized for the highest overall “Ability to Execute.”  Although product leadership is a great problem to have, it has created an overwhelming demand for qualified services providers that are knowledgeable deploying solutions across multiple domains.  Finding, training and retaining an internal team is often an overwhelming challenge for most organizations.  Wouldn’t it be great if there was a more convienent and cost-effective method to get quickly ramp up and reduce project risk while deploying these solutions?

Business Insight and Process Integration

We work with our solution providers to ensure their clients’ needs are fully vetted through workshop elaboration and collaboration. In a world where data is one of our most critical assets, Splunk’s SEIM deployments can be complex and costly in their data integration. As a result, they will often fall short of meeting their functional and organizational value if they are ill-conceived in the initial planning and architecture.  Our Splunk-certified professionals offer a host of insight and integration services that include proactive evaluation, design and concept planning workshops, data integration, custom report creation and business process engineering to help their customers effortlessly meet their operational goals.

Splunk Solution Deployment

Even according to Splunk, “the process of implementing a Splunk deployment requires that a series of decisions are made based on your goals. It also requires that you follow procedures described in numerous topics that are spread across a large body of documentation. The procedures that you implement vary according to the needs of your deployment. It can be difficult to determine the right set of procedures for your particular deployment needs, and then to locate all the procedures in the documentation.”

Our deployment services help make it easy for our partners to sell and deliver Splunk. Our professionals are well-versed in Security Essentials/SIEM/SOC, Splunk Machine Learning Toolkit, IT operations and business analytics, IoT and edge device monitoring as well as Kubernetes monitoring.

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Splunk as a Service (SPaas)

Organizations that struggle finding value (lower risk, greater efficiencies, improved market shares and profits) from their data, are often limiting their Splunk investment as well.  And as effective as Coquina’s remote managed services have been in lowering the operational cost to improve a client’s TCO, it is our Splunk business insight and integration services that are driving value and improving ROI around existing investments that is often most helpful.

Other remote or onsite managed services we offer include architecture and planning, secure Splunk operations, remote monitoring and administration, and platform installation and configuration.

Project Assistance

Coquina Systems helps partners support their clients with quick-starter offerings that often lead to larger engagements, including short-term platform migration, technical staff augmentation and platform performance management.

Ask our experts more about how we can help simplify Splunk deployments to ensure success. Our Splunk-certified professionals are at the ready to help solution provider partners.