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How to Win 4 Very Different Workers Over to Webex Teams

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 15, 2018

Earlier this year, Cisco unveiled Webex Teams, a new communication and collaboration platform that rose from its Spark brand. Since that news broke, we’ve devoted a good deal of space on this blog to analyzing the overall impact of this change as well as offering best practices for building user buy-in for the new solution. […]

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How You Can Steer Your Cloud Migration onto the 'FastTrack'

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 31, 2018

Nearly all organizations have made at least some inroads with the cloud. One study puts the figure at a whopping 97%. However, despite how heavily-traveled the path to the cloud has become in recent years, it isn’t exactly an easy trip. Instead, research shows far too many organizations have continued to see their efforts fall […]

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Help Users Feel at Home in Webex Teams: 11 Insider Tips

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 12, 2018

Change has a way of making people uncomfortable and Webex Teams is nothing if not a good-sized change for end users. Once rolled out, Cisco’s collaboration platform can completely overhaul organizational lines of communication, easing the burden on – and potentially even replacing – legacy methods such as email. Without an appropriate comfort level, that […]

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Microsoft Ignite 2018 Recap: 4 Must-Hear Announcements

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 10, 2018

Last month, technology professionals from more than 100 countries gathered in Orlando, FL for Microsoft Ignite 2018. As is always the case with Microsoft’s annual showcase, the event wasn’t hurting for headline-grabbing news. So, with the help of our cloud and workspace team, let’s recap the week’s biggest stories and consider the impact they could […]

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IoT Security: How Two Sides Want to Solve the Problem

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 3, 2018

With trends indicating IoT’s reach may grow from 15 billion connected devices as of 2015 all the way up to 75 billion connected devices in 2025, it’s never been more important to have the IoT security talk. After all, that figure represents the network inroads and the computing might that, if left exposed, will be […]

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Mapping – and Navigating – Microsoft’s EA Changes

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 21, 2018

When Microsoft first unveiled plans for a series of Office and Windows licensing and price changes, the October 1 go-live date seemed so far away. But now? October is right around the corner and so too is that revamped price structure. Before it hits, organizations should make sure they can answer the following questions. What […]

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VMworld 2018 Recap: 3 Things You Should Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 19, 2018

VMworld 2018 may be in the books but don’t count on its impact fading any time soon. Once again, VMware’s annual technology showcase didn’t disappoint in terms of noteworthy announcements. Once our Data Center team had time to digest all of the news to come out of the conference, we got their take on the […]

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Get Started with Webex Teams: 6 Ways to Secure User Buy-In

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 7, 2018

Cisco’s Webex Teams, just like all collaboration solutions, lives and dies based on end user acceptance. If the buy-in isn’t there, legacy methods will continue to thrive while the effort and expense that went into the upgrade ultimately goes to waste. Of course, the sooner goodwill campaigns kick off, the better the chance they generate the […]

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5 Questions SMBs Still Have About IDPA DP4400 (Plus Our Answers)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 5, 2018

Dell EMC’s newest offering in the SMB data protection space, called Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) DP4400, arrived with a bang earlier this summer. While the name may not exactly roll off the tongue, Dell EMC’s promises regarding the solution’s cost to protection and data deduplication rate have drummed up plenty of conversation nonetheless. Here […]

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Cisco AMP Optimization Checklist: 7 Steps to Take Now

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 22, 2018

Let’s say you have Cisco’s Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) keeping an eye on your corporate network – so you’re good, right? After all, AMP promises to be a cyber security difference-maker, catching the 1% of threats legacy defensive tools miss. Here’s the thing, even though AMP can absolutely be the missing piece that helps your […]

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