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Do This Before Committing to IT Upgrades

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 11, 2019

More or the same, but probably not less. That projects to be the story of technology budgets in 2020 according to Spiceworks’ 2020 State of IT survey. Nearly half of participants (44%) said they expect technology budgets to increase in the new year while another 44% believe they will stay the same. For those who […]

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Looking Back on Arraya’s 9th Annual Open House

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 22, 2019

Last Thursday, Arraya Solutions held our 9th annual Open House & Technology Day, however, 20 was the real number of the evening. The Open House is typically one of Arraya’s keystone events, however, this year held extra significance as it served to recognize Arraya’s 20th anniversary. To help mark the occasion, the company welcomed a […]

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Elastic vSAN Brings Welcomed Flexibility to VMC on AWS

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 15, 2019

Don’t think VMC on AWS is a good fit for your organization? That may have been the case at one point. However, VMware has rolled out roughly 25 updates of varying scope and function to VMC on AWS since last August. With some help from our Data Center team, we decided to cover one particular […]

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3 Keys to a Successful OneDrive for Business Migration

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 10, 2019

Are your organization’s on-premises files destined for life in a cloud-based platform, like Microsoft’s OneDrive for Business? It’s a common second step – after email – in many cloud journeys. It’s also one that, if not handled carefully, can lead to disruptions or worse, data loss.   Arraya’s Cloud and Workspace team has helped execute […]

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Microsoft Unveils Teams' Newest Feature: Private Channels

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 8, 2019

It’s finally happening – private channels have come to Microsoft Teams! The ability to create private channels within a given team has been a wish list item for Teams users and admins – and, likely, for Microsoft itself – for a considerable amount time. As of the end of last month, that wish has become […]

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Why Phishing Campaigns Succeed - And How to Fight Back

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 25, 2019

Here’s an encouraging stat: Nearly all (99%) of email-based threats like phishing are totally harmless in and of themselves. In order to become dangerous, they require some type of user interaction, whether that’s clicking on a link, opening an attachment, etc. Yet, email remains a highly popular and lucrative attack vector. In fact, phishing ranks […]

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Surviving vSphere 6.0 End of Support: What Comes Next

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 23, 2019

On March 12, 2020, VMware will officially conclude support for vSphere 6.0, marking the end of the line for the roughly half-decade old virtualization platform. Once that happens, organizations that haven’t moved to a more modern alternative will be left to carry on without the benefit of security patches or performances fixes. Avoiding concerns like […]

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Azure Automation: 3 Ways It Makes Life Easier in the Cloud and Onsite

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 19, 2019

Part of the appeal of the cloud is that it’s such a low maintenance solution. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s a no-maintenance solution. While cloud-based and hybrid data sets require less attention than those housed solely in corporate owned and/or managed data centers, there’s still work to be done. In order for organizations to […]

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4 Reasons to Test Your Disaster Recovery Plan ASAP

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 17, 2019

When’s the last time your organization put its disaster recovery strategy to the test? For some, it may have been a while. It’s understandable. After all, testing necessitates a commitment of time and resources that IT teams can’t always readily afford. Yet, in our experience, the benefits of testing a disaster recovery plan are absolutely […]

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8 Cyber Security Blind Spots that Could Cost SMBs Big

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 5, 2019

No entity, no matter the size, can afford cyber security blind spots. The recent string of ransomware attacks targeting local governments has underscored that point. Hackers have gone after major cities like Baltimore and they’ve hit places the average person is less familiar with, like Lake City, FL. Despite the risks, many small-to-midsized municipalities, businesses, […]

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