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3 Operational Challenges Solved by Cisco ACI Anywhere

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 16, 2020

Your data is no longer hemmed in by four walls, so, why should those physical boundaries continue to define your data center? Cisco’s belief (one which Arraya shares) is that they shouldn’t and its ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure) Anywhere solution is one way to begin deleting those legacy barriers. This software-defined network offering represents a […]

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10 New Features (Besides Pop Out Meetings) Set to Reshape Microsoft Teams

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 10, 2020

Blink and you might miss a new feature or ability going live in Microsoft Teams. After all, as we stated in a recent video on the subject, Teams is anything but a stationary platform. That video focused on Pop Out Meetings, which is just one of several enhancements Microsoft has made recently to its unified […]

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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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Expert Q&A: Microsoft Teams' Pop Out Meetings

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 2, 2020

Arraya’s John Salmons Jr. (Inside Sales Engineer) introduces one of the newest features to come to Microsoft Teams: pop out meetings. He also shows viewers how they can enable it.

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Rightsizing Your VPN Without Sacrificing Remote Worker Security

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 24, 2020

Remember back in March, when workplace doors were closed and employees were sent home for a brief shutdown? Some five months later, it’s safe to say the shutdown has been anything but brief. While some organizations have made the move to reopen on a provisional basis, many others have kept their buildings shuttered. There are […]

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Changes are Coming to Webex Meetings: Preparing Users for Version 40.9

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 20, 2020

Heads up: The Webex Meetings experience is about to change this September with the release of Webex version 40.9. Despite being designed to improve the user experience, this update – as updates so often do – is bound to elicit its fair share of grumbles, at least initially. Change, after all, even when it’s for […]

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Meraki Per-Device Licensing Update: What's the Latest?

Matt Rush Matt Rush| August 18, 2020

Meraki has added a new per-device licensing model in addition to the co-termination licensing model that we have been accustomed to and have associated Meraki with. The first important point to know is that all existing dashboards will remain the same and there is nothing that is needed to be done by the end user […]

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What’s New with Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 14, 2020

Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN made headlines recently with the announcement of several new features and capabilities on the platform. Several of these features are already generally available while others have only just begun their global rollout. All, however, are worth exploring more in depth, particularly as organizations everywhere continue to rethink the ways in which […]

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Cisco DNA Spaces: 5 Ways It Can Help You Safely Reopen Your Facility

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 23, 2020

Finding the task of bringing workforces back onsite as challenging as it was to move them offsite earlier this year? We’ve heard as much from many of our customers as they seek to balance reopening some sites while accounting for the health and wellbeing of employees and guests alike. It’s a big ask and, for […]

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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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