As IoT, Agile DevOps, enterprise SaaS and the mobile workforce all continue to grow in size and utilization, there is an increasing need for ways to process data quickly, with low latency, at the edge of the cloud. How can this be achieved? Through SASE, of course. Find out what SASE is, how it works,…
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will go into effect on January 1st, 2020. Is your business doing all the right things to ensure compliance? Find out in our Complete Guide for CCPA Compliance.
Few business owners think about endpoint security as often as they should. We’ll show you how to improve your company’s endpoint security posture (an absolute must) by illustrating the types of threats that could be lurking outside your network, looking for a way in.
Join us as we dive into how data lakes differ from other data repositories (i.e. data warehouses), what challenges threat hunters currently face and how the next-gen SIEM, together with data lakes, is advancing the field as a whole.
SD-WAN can help future-fit your network and offer aggressive cost efficiencies via reduced transport costs, but not all providers are created equal. Before you make any decisions regarding SD-WAN, be sure to read this article on SD-WAN security and the dangers that lurk beneath standalone management and SSL decryption promises.
On the battlefield of the Great Cloud Wars, every warrior needs a weapon of choice. Azure’s choice is retail industry, and with the recent additions of Kroger, Albertsons and Walgreens, they’ve continued to build one heck of a weaponized machine. Join us as we break down Azure’s latest moves.
Shamrock is humbled and honored to be recognized by CIO Review as one of the top 20 Cloud Solution Providers for the second year in a row! Check out CIO Review’s article on how our new Shamrock Cloud Cost tool will revolutionize the way companies manage their costs in the cloud.
Microsoft Azure is attempting to reinvent the way retail companies do business, and they’ve created an impressive list of retail-specific tools to make it happen. Shamrock executive Ben Ferguson breaks down the factors behind this Microsoft’s mutual affinity with retailers, plus why Azure isn’t necessarily a no-brainer for the latter.
There’s a lot of talk about Amazon and Google taking over the cloud computing scene with AWS and GCP, respectively, but it’s time to give Microsoft Azure a little love, too. Join us as we take a look some of the unique strengths that Azure can bring to your business.
Don’t want to end up with a deadbeat data center? A bad one can suck the life out of your business, and that just sucks. Don’t worry, we’ll help you pick one that’s perfect for your business.
Considering a cloud migration for your business? Very savvy move, Kemosabe. But be careful: it’s a complex process and the devil is in the details. Shamrock’s migration playbook will help ensure you don’t miss any important during your voyage to the cloud.
While there’s no definitive answer to the question, “How long will my cloud migration take?”, the experts at Shamrock give you real-world examples to help define your expectations as well as some key rules of thumb and critical factors to help make your company’s cloud migration a seamlessly successful process.
To achieve a successful cloud migration for your business, there are a list of important steps that you need to take. We’ll walk you through every step so you can be confident that you’re following the correct pathway to the cloud.
This article looks at four different types of SOC, how you can identify them and whether you are likely to thrive there. These offer a way to simplify your choice when it comes to whether to respond to a job advertisement.
5 key considerations that every IT decision maker needs to take into account when evaluating SD-WAN vendors and deployment options for your business.
Join Shamrock as we review the four most useful AWS management tools that every admin should know and take advantage of in order to maximize the benefits of AWS.
Bandwidth Capacity Planning should be a central part of any business strategy. This isn’t a guide to convince you to buy more than you need; this is a guide to help you buy and plan efficiently without wasting money.
How do companies successfully switch from centralized MPLS to distributed SD WAN? Shamrock explores why companies are making the move, how to choose the right SD WAN vendor, proper security setup and more.
With Microsoft continuing to push the development of its Teams platform, there has been a lot of interest in what features the 2019 update for Skype for Business (SfB) Server would include. This article highlights key features released by SfB in 2019.
Key things to consider when building, configuring, managing and monitoring applications on AWS.
Not sure how to use AWS IAM yet? No sweat. We’ll walk you through the entire process of securing access to your AWS account with IAM – including defining key terms, authorization vs. authentication, federating users and more.
Still trying to decide which cloud provider is best for your business? AWS is a great place to start because it’s the easiest cloud to adopt and grow with. Join us as we detail all the important benefits that AWS provides.
For any enterprise business, the decision to go cloud native can be daunting. This is especially true for established companies with a lot of legacy applications. In this guide, we’ll outline the strategies and steps that IT leaders can take to ensure that the process of going cloud native is a successful one.
Shamrock’s top cloud solutions architect walks you through the entire process of configuring a Google Cloud VPN (via GCP Dedicated Interconnect) from your office to any location in the world.
We’ll walk you through the entire process step-by-step, from setting up and provisioning an ExpressRoute circuit to configuring Microsoft and/or private peering. This article will focus on using the Azure portal.
We explore what microservices are, why big businesses are adopting them, and what advantages switching to a microservices architecture brings to your business. When big players such as Amazon, Netflix, Ebay, Twitter and PayPal start making radical changes to their technology infrastructure, it’s worth wondering: What the heck do they know that we don’t?
To help CTOs, CIOs, and CEOs zero in on the best providers, CIOReview assembled a distinguished panel to select an exclusive list of cloud solution providers that best demonstrate innovation in the cloud space. Shamrock Consulting Group has been recognized by CIO Review as one of the Top 20 Most Promising Cloud Solution Providers of…
As things stand today, Amazon’s AWS platform is the overall market leader for public cloud services, however Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform are both growing fast, offering more services and expanding their regions as they seek to gain – or keep – their precious traction. As the differences between these three services continue to…
Venice, CA (June 26, 2018) – In anticipation of this afternoon’s Google event announcing the arrival of its long-awaited Los Angeles data center, Shamrock Consulting Group partnered with Google to host a breakfast event highlighting the many benefits for migrating to the cloud with Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
On June 26th, Google will be unveiling their new cloud region in Los Angeles, and the Shamrock team will be showing up in force to celebrate. Be sure to ping your point of contact at Shamrock Or, register now. We’d love to see you there!
SHAMROCK @ GOOGLE A morning of Cloud Computing, Process Automation, Machine Learning, IOPS, GPU's and more! Friday, June 22, 2018 340 Main St, Venice, CA 9029 From 9am-12pm (Breakfast Served)
Once upon a time, virtualized containers came on the scene and completely changed the compute game. Flash forward to 2018, and serverless computing is the new kid on the block. Haven’t been brought up to speed yet on the new hotness that is containers and serverless computing? No worries. We’re here to lay it all…
While the outside world may see telecom as a rapidly changing and evolving industry, Shamrock Consulting Group can’t help but notice how slowly many elements of the industry are moving. The extremely high barriers to entry have hindered new providers’ ability to come in and compete with the big players. On the contrary, though, new…
So you’ve made it to the cloud – bravo! If you’re reading this blog (thanks, by the way), chances are that you’ve probably decided on Azure as your gateway to the cloud. Whether it was the reduced cloud/licensing bundles that got you, the comfort of the Microsoft ecosystem, their overall aggressive pricing, or just a…
Succeeding in today’s rapidly evolving channel increasingly requires thinking outside the box, and going above and beyond the norm. During the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, April 17-20, in Las Vegas, three winners of the 2018 Channel Partners 360° Business Value Awards – Infinit Consulting, LanYap Networks and Shamrock Consulting Group – will provide an inside look at the projects that earned them…
A first-of-its-kind partnership for financing Cloud Reserved Instances El Segundo, CA, May 9, 2018– Shamrock Consulting Group is thrilled to announce a first-of-its-kind partnership with Blue Street Capital, a market leader in technology financing. The partnership will provide financing for Cloud Reserved Instances, giving medium and large enterprises incredible financial flexibility with regards to migrating…
There is simply no getting around it. Change is upon us. The great cloud migration is here. The costs of maintaining on-premise computing infrastructure is becoming increasingly difficult for businesses to justify and, by 2019, it’s expected that 50% of enterprises will be in the cloud. But such migrations come with plenty of complications. Migrating…
Shamrock Consulting Group launches groundbreaking campaign with Blue Street Capital to help clients finance large Reserved Instance (RI) purchases on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure Unless you’re Rip Van Winkle and have been sleeping for the last 20 years, I’m about to tell you something you already know – companies of all sizes are…
Cisco. Hewlett-Packard. Rackspace. Verizon. CenturyLink. AT&T. VMware. One-by-one, Amazon Web Services has systematically snuffed out the hosted hyperscale compute competition in recent years, carving out its place at the head of the proverbial public cloud table. After their swift defeat, the laundry list of companies mentioned above went back to their core businesses, and many…