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3 Operational Challenges Solved by Cisco ACI Anywhere

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 16, 2020

Your data is no longer hemmed in by four walls, so, why should those physical boundaries continue to define your data center? Cisco’s belief (one which Arraya shares) is that they shouldn’t and its ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure) Anywhere solution is one way to begin deleting those legacy barriers. This software-defined network offering represents a […]

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10 New Features (Besides Pop Out Meetings) Set to Reshape Microsoft Teams

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 10, 2020

Blink and you might miss a new feature or ability going live in Microsoft Teams. After all, as we stated in a recent video on the subject, Teams is anything but a stationary platform. That video focused on Pop Out Meetings, which is just one of several enhancements Microsoft has made recently to its unified […]

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4 Things Organizations Get Wrong About Office 365 Licensing

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 3, 2020

The more the merrier can be said of a lot of things, but Office 365 licenses aren’t necessarily one of them. Yet, that’s exactly how many organizations, intentionally or not, seem to be approaching the subject. The result of this is a license portfolio that is frequently, radically out of step with organizational need as […]

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Expert Q&A: Microsoft Teams' Pop Out Meetings

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 2, 2020

Arraya’s John Salmons Jr. (Inside Sales Engineer) introduces one of the newest features to come to Microsoft Teams: pop out meetings. He also shows viewers how they can enable it.

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Rightsizing Your VPN Without Sacrificing Remote Worker Security

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 24, 2020

Remember back in March, when workplace doors were closed and employees were sent home for a brief shutdown? Some five months later, it’s safe to say the shutdown has been anything but brief. While some organizations have made the move to reopen on a provisional basis, many others have kept their buildings shuttered. There are […]

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Changes are Coming to Webex Meetings: Preparing Users for Version 40.9

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 20, 2020

Heads up: The Webex Meetings experience is about to change this September with the release of Webex version 40.9. Despite being designed to improve the user experience, this update – as updates so often do – is bound to elicit its fair share of grumbles, at least initially. Change, after all, even when it’s for […]

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How to Address Security Compliance Shortfalls Using the CIS Top 20 (Part 3: Organizational Controls)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 19, 2020

Cyber security, and by extension security compliance, isn’t just about having the right tools. Nor is it only the concern of dedicated security teams or IT in general. True security and compliance are organization-wide efforts and they tie together proven tools with sound processes and an engaged, vigilant user base. Without all of these different […]

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What’s New with Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 14, 2020

Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN made headlines recently with the announcement of several new features and capabilities on the platform. Several of these features are already generally available while others have only just begun their global rollout. All, however, are worth exploring more in depth, particularly as organizations everywhere continue to rethink the ways in which […]

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Planning to Roll Out a SIEM? Do These 3 Things First

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 5, 2020

So, you’ve decided to invest in a SIEM. Maybe you’ve even chosen the one that seems to be the best fit for your organization’s needs. Soon, your security team will be awash in data, with real time insights coming in to one central hub from across your environment. Hackers and any other malicious actors will […]

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How to Address Security Compliance Shortfalls Using the CIS Top 20 (Part 2: Foundational Controls)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 30, 2020

Security and compliance may not be one and the same, however, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Top 20 Controls can substantially help organizations achieve both. Strict adherence to CIS’s nearly two dozen cyber security best practices can help organizations ready their defenses for the worst today’s cyber criminals can muster. Additionally, the controls can […]

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