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Windows 11: Everything You Need to Know

Arraya Insights| July 23, 2021

For PC users, a Windows update may mean new and exciting features to look forward to, while others may dread the unknowns of change. Reported to be available as early as October 2021 and into 2022, Windows 11 will bring a new, serene look that’s meant to simplify your desktop space and help users optimize […]

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Skype for Business to Retire on July 31, 2021: Are You Ready?

Arraya Insights| July 20, 2021

Back on July 30, 2019, Microsoft announced that they would be retiring Skype for Business in two years, opting to transition customers to the more successful collaboration hub, Microsoft Teams. Prior to the pandemic, Teams had approximately 32 million daily users. To provide some perspective on the workforce’s increased need for remote collaboration, the number […]

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Expert Q&A: Exploring SD-WAN

Arraya Insights| July 8, 2021

Chuck Kiessling (Senior Director, Presales Solutions) and Kyle Dillon (Senior Network Solutions Architect) explore SD-WAN, including an overview of the technology, the key benefits, licensing and purchasing options, network-as-a-service, and more.

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Arraya Insights Vodcast Episode 5: Tales from the CryptoLocker

Arraya Insights| July 1, 2021

In this episode of the Arraya Insights Vodcast, our panel looks at the cyber threat landscape. Specifically, they delve into ransomware, cyber security preparedness, incident response, cyber insurance and more. Hosted by Chuck Kiessling, Senior Director, Presales Solutions, this episode’s panel includes Scott Brion (Director, Cyber Security), Mike Piekarski (Enterprise Security Architect), and Keith Wood […]

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Service Desk Success: The Essential Role Taking Help Desks to the Next Level

Arraya Insights| June 29, 2021

The days of supporting cube-based workers who use only company-owned laptops are a distant memory. For most organizations, the reliance on technology has increased heavily in recent years, a trend that went into warp speed in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As that reliance increased, so too did the pressure on the […]

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Expert Q&A: Microsoft Teams Update

Arraya Insights| June 16, 2021

Chuck Kiessling (Senior Director, Presales Solutions) and John Salmons Jr. (Inside Sales Engineer) dive into some of the most recent updates to come to Microsoft Teams, including enhanced controls for meeting organizers, instant collaboration options, and a few industry-specific features.

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Step-By-Step: SharePoint List Data Management with Power Apps

Joseph Noble| June 10, 2021

Microsoft built native integration between Power Apps and SharePoint to make customizing list management experiences extremely easy. In this step-by-step walk through, we’ll dive into just how straightforward of a process it is to manage SharePoint list data with Power Apps. To get started, let’s create a list: To save time, we will create the […]

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8 Key Steps to a Successful DevOps Project

Chris Bovasso| May 21, 2021

Far too many DevOps projects fall short of the lofty outcomes that inspired them, leaving organizations with little to show for their time and resource investments. DevOps success shouldn’t come down to a roll of the dice. That search for consistency inspired Arraya to create our own DevOps project workflow. Each step is designed and […]

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Arraya Insights Vodcast: Episode 4

Arraya Insights| May 18, 2021

Episode 4: A Candid Conversation with Cohesity’s Field CTOs On this episode of the Arraya Insights Vodcast, our panel welcomes special guests, Chris Colotti and Jon Hildebrand, Cohesity Field CTOs, to tackle a wide range of topics including the cloud, backup and recovery, ransomware, and more. Prefer an audio format? Subscribe to our Arraya Insights […]

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5 Common Outsourced Help Desk Complaints (and How Arraya Solves Them)

Arraya Insights| May 4, 2021

Working with a managed Help Desk partner is a great way to relieve some of the burden on internal technology resources, allowing a greater commitment to higher value deliverables. Or at least that’s true in theory. In practice, outsourcing Help Desk duties can present its own set of challenges. If left unaddressed, these obstacles can […]

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