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Cloud Migration Checklist: 8 Things to Do Before Your First Project

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 26, 2020

So your organization has decided to move to the cloud – but the question remains: what now? There’s still quite a lot to do even after the destination has been chosen. Mapping out the finer points of how the journey should unfold often falls to IT. There’s plenty riding on nailing that itinerary. Missteps early […]

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This VMC on AWS News Could Make You Rethink Your Approach to Backups

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 22, 2020

Back in the summer, VMware announced the general availability of 2-node cluster support within VMware Cloud on AWS. With this news came the ability for organizations to deploy a production-ready presence inside VMC on AWS using only a pair of vSphere hosts. Previously, VMC on AWS support was limited to 3+ node clusters (as well […]

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VMworld 2020 Recap: 9 Announcements You Need to Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 7, 2020

In a lot of ways, VMworld 2020 couldn’t have been more different than previous iterations of VMware’s annual solution showcase. This year’s event – like so many others in the industry – was all-virtual due to COVID-19. All you had to do to attend was sit down in front of your computer and log in. […]

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4 Things Organizations Get Wrong About Office 365 Licensing

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 3, 2020

The more the merrier can be said of a lot of things, but Office 365 licenses aren’t necessarily one of them. Yet, that’s exactly how many organizations, intentionally or not, seem to be approaching the subject. The result of this is a license portfolio that is frequently, radically out of step with organizational need as […]

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What’s in Store from an Expanded Microsoft and Citrix Partnership?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 22, 2020

Microsoft and Citrix recently announced they would be partnering together to help organizations build the “workplace of the future.” There’s a lot to unpack in that statement. For starters, on the surface, a partnership between Microsoft and Citrix isn’t anything new as the two companies have been working closely together for roughly two decades. So, […]

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How to Overcome Turbulence and Find Flexible Stability in the Cloud

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 29, 2020

If the cloud was seen as the future back in our pre-pandemic world, then our current reality has done nothing to change that perception. In fact, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic seems to have heightened interest in the cloud. One study, Flexera’s 2020 State of the Cloud Report, found nearly 6-in-10 (59%) expect cloud use to […]

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Mastering Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 26, 2020

Understandably lost in the chaos of mid-March was a news item our engineers wanted to circle back to concerning Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure. As part of Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure’s 3.0 release, VMware announced the solution would include full, native support for Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop platform, finally paying off months of buildup. […]

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Can Azure Arc Help Alleviate Hybrid Complexity?

Gary Funt Gary Funt| January 17, 2020

We used to think of a hybrid environment as having one foot in the cloud and the other planted firmly on-premises, but things are no longer that simple. Today’s hybrid environments can have one foot in one cloud, another foot in a different cloud, a third foot back on-prem, and maybe even a fourth foot […]

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Is Your Organization A Dell EMC Cloud Storage Services Use Case?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 19, 2019

Fresh from their trip to Dell Technologies World 2019 back in the spring, our Data Center team compiled a blog post highlighting the conference’s most newsworthy moments. Included in their recap was a brief write up of a brand new offering called Dell EMC Cloud Storage Services. In the post, our team teased a couple […]

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Microsoft and Cisco Bet Big on Collaboration: How You Could Benefit

Matt Amato Matt Amato| December 12, 2019

Imagine a world where Microsoft collaboration tools and Cisco collaboration tools went together like peanut butter and jelly. There was a time – as recently as earlier this year – when that was strictly the stuff of dreams. Instead, organizations could choose Microsoft’s collaboration solutions or they could choose Cisco’s. Or, they could embark on […]

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