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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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VMworld 2019: All the News You Need to Know

Kirk Freeman Kirk Freeman| September 12, 2019

Recently, over 23,000 technology professionals from around the world came together in San Francisco for VMworld 2019 so they could get a look at the latest from VMware.  With more than 1,000 sessions scheduled over the course of 4 days, there were a number of exciting announcements during one of the year’s largest IT conferences.  […]

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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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Microsoft as a Security Company? 6 Updates Behind the Cliché

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 3, 2019

Raise your hand if you’ve heard someone describe Microsoft as a “security company” at some point in the last few years. We can’t say for sure – maybe because your Microsoft desktop is so secure – but we’re guessing there are plenty of hands in the air. We get it. Given cyber security’s status as […]

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Microsoft to Retire Skype for Business: What It Means for You

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 30, 2019

It’s official: On July 31, 2021, the Skype for Business Online era will officially come to an end. Microsoft announced the roughly five-year old communication platform’s retirement date last month, although the process has been in the works for some time. Once that date hits, Teams will stand alone at the center of Microsoft’s communication […]

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SmartCloud Notes Faces End of Life – Where to Go Next

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 29, 2019

Earlier this summer, IBM and HCL Technologies completed a deal that has, no pun intended, left many organizations’ cloud futures up in the air. Under the deal, which began making headlines last December, HCL purchased a chunk of IBM’s collaboration, commerce, digital experience, and security software portfolio, including its Notes and Domino services. Initially, customers […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: SD-WAN: How to Find the Right Solution for Your Business

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 27, 2019

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 16: SD-WAN: How to Find the Right Solution for Your Business SD-WAN may just be five little letters, but it’s made a huge impact on the business world. With so many providers in the marketplace and so many solutions on the shelves, it’s not easy to find the right choice for […]

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Expiring Certificates: How to Prevent Cisco 5508 WLC and AP Disruption

Andrew Pennington Andrew Pennington| August 9, 2019

Does your organization have Cisco 5508 Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs) deployed in its environment? If so, connectivity problems could be on the horizon. With the help of our Network and Security team, let’s explore the root cause of this issue. Then, we can turn to how to prevent it. The basic rundown goes like this: […]

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Making Sense of M365, O365 & Microsoft Modern Desktop Licensing

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 6, 2019

Let’s admit it, in terms of branding, Microsoft 365 and Office 365 look similar. Some might say too similar. However, beyond the marketing exists two distinct solutions. One offering embodies the in-demand idea of the modern desktop. The other is simply a part of the modernization puzzle. We sought out, with a hand from our […]

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How 63% of Technology Leaders Slash New Deployment Risk

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 1, 2019

Are you deciding between handling your next IT project in-house or working with a partner? You might want to go with the partner. Now granted, our opinion on this topic is hardly objective. Instead, let’s check in with a less biased source: Forrester Consulting. In a recent infographic, the consulting firm documented just how much, […]

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