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3 Ways Dell EMC Cloud for Azure Stack Breeds Hybrid Success

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 23, 2017

There are plenty of binary choices in life – but where your organization’s data lives in the cloud isn’t one of them. Rather than choose between housing data in either a public or a private cloud, many businesses are electing to go with a third option. They’re choosing a path that winds between public and […]

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Feds Warn of Sophisticated Cyber Threat: 5 Steps to Take Now

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 22, 2017

Do you know where your administrator credentials are? Hopefully, the answer to that is “With my administrators.” However, it may not be the only answer as per a recent warning issued by the federal government. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) has uncovered what it calls an “emerging, sophisticated campaign,” one that uses […]

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4 Things You Might Have Missed at Arraya’s 3rd Annual Tech Summit

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 15, 2017

Last Thursday, the mid-Atlantic region’s top IT professionals gathered for Arraya Solutions’ Tech Summit. For the third year running, attendees packed the halls and conference rooms of the Sheraton Valley Forge in King of Prussia, PA to explore the latest technology solutions and learn more about those that already make up their IT environments. This […]

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Is Your Security Team Staffed With “A” Players?

Tom Clerici Tom Clerici| June 14, 2017

I really hate going to the dentist.  It’s the worst.  I have to schedule time out of my week, sit endlessly in the waiting room (in reality it’s five minutes, but it feels like forever), and then the real pain begins when I start getting poked and prodded.  Overall, it’s awful, and for that reason […]

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Tapping the Hidden Value of Aging Endpoints with Cisco TMP

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 13, 2017

Even in our mobile-first world, the desktop phone remains a staple of business collaboration. For many – 65% according to research conducted by CIO Online – it’s their preferred method of taking business calls. Beyond their importance as a vehicle for collaboration, these phones may also be hiding additional value, particularly as they age. Under […]

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Thinking SD WAN? 4 Features You Need on Your Wish List

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 6, 2017

If software-defined WAN (SD WAN) technology isn’t currently a part of your organization’s networking strategy, give it a little longer and it likely will be. That’s the takeaway from a pair of predictions from leading industry research firms Gartner and IDC. Each believes that, within just a few years, SD WAN technology is going to […]

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Arraya Protects Managed Services Customers from WannaCry

Thomas York Thomas York| June 2, 2017

A fair amount of digital ink has been spent recounting the ransomware attack known as WannaCry and its effects on the global market.  Ransomware attacks are nothing new; revenues obtained from these attacks exceed 1 billion annually, with previous examples such as 2015’s CryptoWall earning $325 million alone.  What is new is IT’s acknowledgement of […]

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Taking Your First Steps into the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

Eric Dougherty Eric Dougherty| May 31, 2017

Working for different cloud providers for the past six or so years, I’ve seen some major changes in how the conversation has gone. Early on, most of the conversations I was involved in revolved around, “What is this ‘cloud’ thing I keep hearing about?” This evolved into “How do I get started in the cloud?” […]

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Micro-Segmentation as a Defender: How Secure is Your Fortress?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 30, 2017

Perhaps you have always taken pride that your network maintains strong perimeter securities, including your formidable firewall which is functioning as it should – IT infrastructure well organized, everything tightly sealed from outside threats.  You’ve done everything possible to protect your vast amount of data.  Or so you have always assumed … The fact is, […]

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An M&A Guide for the IT Professional: Don’t Panic

Matthew Sekol Matthew Sekol| May 25, 2017

Throughout my career, I have participated in a lot of mergers and acquisitions. When I worked at a national power generation company, it was common to spin in and out power plants. At that company, the executives decided to combine multiple companies in a complex, three-way merger. That activity represented my first large, multi-thousand user […]

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