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Arraya and CSP: What this Means for Your Relationship with Microsoft

Arraya Insights| December 9, 2015

The cloud has had an impact on almost every facet of life in IT – and the way in which Microsoft technologies are consumed is no exception. In the old days, customers used to have one partner, a LAR (Large Account Reseller) or LSP (Licensing Solution Provider), from whom they purchased their Microsoft licenses. The LAR […]

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Addressing Constantly-Evolving Storage Needs with the Power of Flash

Arraya Insights| December 7, 2015

The storage needs of today’s businesses are always evolving. An organization which starts out requiring some flash storage or a hybrid solution may eventually find itself processing more workloads which require faster and faster speeds. That can lead an organization to consider investing more heavily in flash just to keep pace. Flash storage is nearly […]

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Recapping Arraya’s Delaware Valley Manufacturing IoT Summit

Arraya Insights| December 4, 2015

Representatives from across the manufacturing vertical gathered at the Sheraton Valley Forge in King of Prussia on Wednesday, 12/2, for the Delaware Valley Manufacturing Internet of Things (IoT) Summit. This event, which was a joint venture of Arraya Solutions, Cisco and MapR, was designed to showcase some of the latest technologies allowing manufacturers to better […]

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Achieving Full Value from the Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft OMS

Arraya Insights| December 1, 2015

Moving to a hybrid cloud model is becoming an increasingly popular point of discussion for organizations across all industries. Once that model is up and running, it isn’t always clear what needs to be done to fully optimize it. This leaves organizations at risk of shortchanging themselves in terms of the benefits they should be […]

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M&A Made Easier: Uniting Your Core Microsoft Technologies

Arraya Insights| November 24, 2015

There are few things which can test the mettle of an IT leader quite like a merger or acquisition. Uniting two, usually radically different, IT environments under the same corporate banner requires a tremendous commitment of time and resources to complete. That’s not even taking into consideration the fact that stiff government and industry regulations […]

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Consolidate Your Applications and Introduce Automation with Event Management & Orchestration from ServiceNow

Arraya Insights| November 23, 2015

It takes a village to support IT as it helps drive organizational success – a village of applications. IT relies on apps to support daily operations, reduce management overhead and improve quality of service for end-users. The right tools can strengthen IT’s ability to deliver services reliably and efficiently.  Not all tools are created equal, […]

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Less Downtime, Fewer Defects: Business Benefits of IoT in Manufacturing

Arraya Insights| November 19, 2015

How much is unplanned downtime on your production floor going to cost your company? Obviously there are plenty of different factors impacting that figure. One estimate cited by the folks at Cisco said the price tag could come to $20,000 per minute. No matter the dollar figure, the consensus will likely be that any losses […]

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5 New Features You Won’t Want to Miss in Microsoft Exchange 2016

Arraya Insights| November 17, 2015

Despite occasional declarations to the contrary, email isn’t going anywhere. At least not as far as the business world is concerned, anyway. Even though we may wish for it to vanish when we come in to a full inbox on a Monday morning, email remains a go-to method for workplace communication and collaboration. As email […]

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Arraya’s Method for Thriving in a World of Trends and Buzzwords

Dan Lifshutz| November 16, 2015

The tech industry loves its trends. Back in 1999 when my business partner David Bakker and I founded Arraya, industry experts such as Gartner were raving about DSL connections, IP telephony and wearables as some of the tech trends destined to shape the future. Sixteen years later, the tech landscape is dominated by coverage of […]

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Increase IT Security without Slowing Down Your Employees

Arraya Insights| November 12, 2015

Are IT security policies a help or a hindrance? Ask the folks in IT, the ones tasked with keeping data secure and who know how easily lax policies can be exploited, and the answer is a massive help. Ask that same question to end users, however, and you’re liable to get the opposite response. Often, […]

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