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SMBs Are Benefiting from SD-WAN Adoption - Here's How

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 24, 2018

Larger organizations are often seen as the ideal use case for SD-WAN technology – and they have flocked to it. In fact, almost three-quarters (74%) of mid-to-enterprise sized businesses acknowledged exploring SD-WAN in lab trials during 2017, according to a recent IHS Markit study. The prediction from IHS is that many of those businesses will […]

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6 Ways Duo MFA Helps You Be More Secure and User-Friendly

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 22, 2018

Rolling out a multifactor authentication (MFA) solution such as the one offered by Duo is a good way to reinforce a cyber security weak point: end users. That is, of course, unless users find this added security to be a productivity roadblock. Should that happen, they may attempt to circumvent it or petition upper management […]

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Dell Technologies World 2018 Recap: 4 Need-to-Know Stories

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 17, 2018

Dell Technologies World 2018 took place in Las Vegas earlier this month and Arraya was there to take in the sights and sounds. Our team returned to Arraya HQ with plenty of insights regarding what’s here and what’s coming next from the Dell Technologies family, including our strategic partners Dell EMC and VMware. Here’s a […]

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GDPR May Very Well Impact You – Are You Ready?

Tom Clerici Tom Clerici| May 16, 2018

GDPR takes effect on May 25, 2018.  Fines for non-compliance can go as high as 4% of annual global turnover or $20M, whichever is higher.  The two-year transition period started on April 14,  2016, but like most regulations, it’s been easy to push off until later … well later is now.  With just under two […]

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How Superheroes Help Us Stand Out in the Crowded IT Field

Craig Hissong Craig Hissong| May 11, 2018

Recently, I participated in a leadership session where we reviewed Arraya’s Vision, Mission, Core Values, and Unique Value Proposition (UVP). It’s good to reflect on these occasionally and make sure we are living and working by those statements. While I found the conversations worthwhile, the conversation about UVP in particular struck a chord with me. […]

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5 Things Businesses Demand From End User Computing & How to Deliver Them

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 10, 2018

Digital transformation has had an impact on all facets of modern businesses and end user computing (EUC) is no exception. In recent years, end users have begun to rethink their work tools and what constitutes a workspace. They’ve called for greater flexibility and the responsibility for delivering that has fallen on IT. Should IT come […]

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What We Learned About vSphere 6.7 at VMware EMPOWER: 5 Keys

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 30, 2018

Recently, IT partners descended upon Atlanta, GA for VMware EMPOWER – four days of hands-on training and accreditation opportunities all revolving around the company’s cloud, virtualization, and workspace solutions. Perhaps the event’s most newsworthy moment involved the immediate release of vSphere 6.7, the latest incarnation of VMware’s flagship server virtualization software. Several members of the Arraya Solutions […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: Rise of the Machines? Business Process Automation Myths & Realities

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 26, 2018

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 7: Rise of the Machines? Business Process Automation Myths & Realities Business Process Automation: Is it the real life first chapter of an epic sci-fi story pitting humanity against machines or is it a looming disruptor, a rising trend coming to make businesses smarter, more efficient, and even more secure? On this month’s […]

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4 Calling Cards of a World Class Incident Response Plan

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 24, 2018

One of the great truths in cyber security, just like in life, is that there’s nothing wrong with expecting the best – as long as you make sure to prepare for the worst. Recent research by The Ponemon Institute, however, suggests far too many businesses are expecting the best cyber security-wise and simply leaving it at that. […]

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How Not to Respond to a Cyber Security Vulnerability

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 19, 2018

The worst way to find out about a cyber security problem is from somebody outside of your organization. We’re paraphrasing the words of Tom Clerici, Director of our Cyber Security Practice, who wrote something similar in a blog from early last year in which he stressed both the increasing inevitability of cyber attacks and the need for […]

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