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In Case You Missed It: A Recap of VMworld 2021

Arraya Insights| October 14, 2021

Last week’s VMworld 2021 kicked off virtually for the second year in a row.   Channel partners, IT professionals, industry leaders, and more logged in remotely to hear about VMware’s latest updates, strategies, products, and plans for the future.   In case you missed it, Arraya’s Data Center team compiled the announcements that should be on your radar:  Dell Technologies Apex Cloud Service with VMware […]

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6 Important Updates and Changes to Expect in VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3

Arraya Insights| October 13, 2021

Transitioning to hybrid cloud has numerous benefits, including data protection, reliability, optimized workflows and resources, and scalability. However, the transition to hybrid cloud can feel overwhelming. With the right solutions, it doesn’t have to be.  VMware Cloud Foundation provides the “simplest path to hybrid cloud through an integrated software platform that is the foundation for both private and public cloud environments. […]

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Microsoft to Disable Basic Authentication in October 2022: Here's How to Prepare

Arraya Insights| October 12, 2021

Microsoft has announced that they’ll be turning off Basic Authentication permanently, as of October 1, 2022. This will be turned off for all protocols in all tenants for Exchange Online. Your Exchange account hosts your work emails, contacts, and calendar.   Basic authentication (also known as proxy authentication) requires only a username and a password for client access requests. The username and password are often stored locally on the device.   While […]

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Arraya Insights Vodcast: A Proactive Approach to Cloud Security - Getting to Know Lacework

Arraya Insights| October 6, 2021

On this episode of the Arraya Insights Vodcast, our panel welcomes special guests, Tim Chase, Field CTO, and Alain Lubin, Channel Sales Engineer, from Lacework. The discussion covers a wide range of topics including threat detection and response, M&A security challenges, and Lacework’s unique approach to cloud security. Hosted by Chuck Kiessling, Senior Director, Presales […]

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The Top 8 Security Fails to Avoid to #BeCyberSmart

Arraya Insights| October 5, 2021

Cyber Security Awareness Month was launched in 2004 by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Since then, this topic has become even more important as cyber-attacks continue to surge in recent years. A combination of our growing reliance on technology, the worldwide pandemic, and lucrative ransom demands are contributing to this increase.   Continued education and awareness are key […]

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Expert Q&A: Microsoft Teams Adoption

Arraya Insights| October 1, 2021

Chuck Kiessling, Arraya’s Senior Director, Presales Solutions, and Javier Barron, Practice Manager, Workspace, discuss Microsoft Teams adoption, including planning, optimizing user experience, and best practices for a successful rollout.

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Tech Overview: Understanding SD-WAN & Its Top 3 Benefits

Arraya Insights| September 29, 2021

Many aspects of life feel unpredictable these days. However, what we can predict is that a hybrid and remote workforce is here to stay. Organizations are adopting a cloud-first strategy to take advantage of the flexibility and scalability that cloud computing has to offer.   Cisco reported that 92% of enterprises have already adopted a multi-cloud strategy. However, dedicated MPLS circuits are no longer enough to ensure security and a reliable connection. This will ultimately affect user experience. With flexible work schedules and employees […]

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Transitioning to the Public Cloud with Skytap: What It Does & Why It’s Different

Arraya Insights| September 28, 2021

Following the recent announcement of our partnership with Skytap, we’re excited to introduce this new and transformative tech to our customers to further enhance their experience in cloud computing.   What is Skytap?  Skytap functions like a software-defined data center (SDDC) and provides the ability to run IBM and x86 workloads in the public cloud, whether Microsoft Azure or IBM cloud.   There’s no doubt that migrating to the cloud provides […]

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Latest Webex Updates: What's New & Top Features to Take Advantage of Now

Arraya Insights| September 23, 2021

The latest updates and releases in technology are meant to help users enjoy a smoother experience, work more efficiently, and be more productive in general. Companies and enterprises have never relied on technology more as we interact, collaborate, and execute our daily tasks virtually through Cisco Webex.   As Webex continues to evolve, becoming more advanced and user friendly, there may be new […]

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How the Dangers of Ransomware are Changing the Cyber Insurance Landscape

Arraya Insights| September 15, 2021

While cyber threats date back decades, 2021 saw an unprecedented increase. Ransomware attacks are leaving victims with financial consequences like we’ve never seen before. Even the U.S. government is stepping in to help improve the nation’s cyber security posture. Meanwhile, the relatively new cyber insurance industry is grappling with unprecedented demand, increased claims payouts, and […]

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