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Nerdio: How this Management Portal for Azure Optimizes Your AVD Environment

Arraya Insights| October 22, 2021

Businesses and enterprises sent their workforce home nearly two years ago. The remote workforce appears to be here to stay and businesses often turn to Azure Virtual Desktop (formally known as Windows Virtual Desktop) to allow their employees to safely work from home.   AVD provides businesses with remote capabilities by giving employees access to their Windows desktops from anywhere, all while providing security and […]

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4 Reasons Multi-Factor Authentication is One of the Most Important Security Practices to Implement

Arraya Insights| October 19, 2021

Technology continues to infiltrate our lives in new ways. With every advancement in technology, new cyber threats follow. While many of these advancements impact our lives for the better, they also open another door for a potential cyber vulnerability.   As we move into the end of the year, there are high hopes for better times ahead. […]

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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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