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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.

How to Capitalize on What’s Hot in IT Services

I’m excited to bring you a five-part blog series with short articles about specific IT services that are hot in the technology space today. These five services are in high demand according to our solution provider partners and what they are seeing in the market. Coquina Systems delivers services professionals with the highest credentials — including hundreds of vendor certifications — to support our partners’ requirements in these key categories and beyond.

VMware Services

Services in high demand to support both Cloud Foundation and on-premise VMware implementations include technology upgrades, hybrid cloud services, cost management administration and application modernization to name a few. Coquina Systems is proud to have a bench of VMware-certified Master Consultants in Cloud Foundation to provide all key VMware services that are being requested by your clients.

Splunk TCO and ROI Services

Splunk is everywhere – it’s used by 92 of Fortune 100 companies! Collaboration with Coquina System’s industry experts can help maximize any client’s investment in Splunk through insightful and data driven process, customized to their business. We offer support for a variety of Splunk pre-built solutions like Splunk SE, SEIM, and other market leading solutions. Learn more in our upcoming blog about Splunk.

Data Migration Services

“83% of data migration projects either fail or exceed their budgets and schedules,” according to Gartner. We all 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. We provide a full suite of services from technology refresh to data center consolidation to cloud migrations, including expertise in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud using our own Service Orchestrator software IP to track/manage/report/track the projects progress.

Networking and Wireless Services

Networking and wireless implementations have become even more important with 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. Our offering also includes a range of managed services from basic 7×24 monitoring and alerts to change management, performance and capacity services.

 Cyber Risk and Security Services

Security and compliance start with prevention. Coquina Systems offers a variety of up-front assessments to determine overall risk and make recommendations for robust security implementations, including compliance and risk readiness along with endpoint security, penetration testing and malware readiness assessments. In addition, we offer cyber resiliency services to look at the immediate temporary restoration of critical cyber functions so that a business can survive an attack, breach or disaster.

To learn more about how you can take advantage of these high-demand technology services that will help increase revenue, margins and stickiness with your customers, check out our upcoming five-part blog series detailing each of these services.