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5 App Dev Myths Part 2: Custom Development Projects Take Too Long

Matthew Vignau Matthew Vignau| November 18, 2019

There’s a great amount of interest in custom-built applications – and quite a few common misconceptions about them as well. Arraya’s Application Development team has encountered many of these, from concerns about complexity, use cases, and more. During this five-part series, our team will seek to dispel some of the more frequent misunderstandings about custom-built […]

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Do This Before Committing to IT Upgrades

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 11, 2019

More or the same, but probably not less. That projects to be the story of technology budgets in 2020 according to Spiceworks’ 2020 State of IT survey. Nearly half of participants (44%) said they expect technology budgets to increase in the new year while another 44% believe they will stay the same. For those who […]

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Elastic vSAN Brings Welcomed Flexibility to VMC on AWS

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 15, 2019

Don’t think VMC on AWS is a good fit for your organization? That may have been the case at one point. However, VMware has rolled out roughly 25 updates of varying scope and function to VMC on AWS since last August. With some help from our Data Center team, we decided to cover one particular […]

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3 Keys to a Successful OneDrive for Business Migration

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 10, 2019

Are your organization’s on-premises files destined for life in a cloud-based platform, like Microsoft’s OneDrive for Business? It’s a common second step – after email – in many cloud journeys. It’s also one that, if not handled carefully, can lead to disruptions or worse, data loss.   Arraya’s Cloud and Workspace team has helped execute […]

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Microsoft Unveils Teams' Newest Feature: Private Channels

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 8, 2019

It’s finally happening – private channels have come to Microsoft Teams! The ability to create private channels within a given team has been a wish list item for Teams users and admins – and, likely, for Microsoft itself – for a considerable amount time. As of the end of last month, that wish has become […]

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Surviving vSphere 6.0 End of Support: What Comes Next

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 23, 2019

On March 12, 2020, VMware will officially conclude support for vSphere 6.0, marking the end of the line for the roughly half-decade old virtualization platform. Once that happens, organizations that haven’t moved to a more modern alternative will be left to carry on without the benefit of security patches or performances fixes. Avoiding concerns like […]

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Azure Automation: 3 Ways It Makes Life Easier in the Cloud and Onsite

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 19, 2019

Part of the appeal of the cloud is that it’s such a low maintenance solution. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s a no-maintenance solution. While cloud-based and hybrid data sets require less attention than those housed solely in corporate owned and/or managed data centers, there’s still work to be done. In order for organizations to […]

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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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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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