How to Allow (and Perform) Self-Service Password Resets in Microsoft 365

Arraya Insights| November 25, 2020

To put it bluntly, no one enjoys password resets. For IT, they mean time away from more pressing tasks. The same is true for end users left locked out of their workdays, while they wait for the help desk to step in. It’s a time drain for both sides, but it’s one that can be […]

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Cisco and Microsoft Bring Microsoft Teams to Your Webex Room

Arraya Insights| November 19, 2020

Are you a Cisco shop or a Microsoft shop? When it comes to collaboration, many organizations – Arraya included – reside somewhere in the middle. The appeal of a diversified, multi-vendor collaboration footprint isn’t lost on Cisco and Microsoft. Even though they are competitors at heart, the tech giants have a history of making their […]

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Cisco ISE 3.0: Here’s What the New Release Can Do

Arraya Insights| November 9, 2020

Cisco released its third version of Identity Services Engine (ISE) back in September. If you are not familiar with Cisco ISE, it is an industry leading Network Access Control (NAC) system that provides security policy management and access to your network infrastructure. Cisco ISE enables you to gather real-time contextual information from the users and devices that […]

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How to Add the New Lists App to Your Microsoft Teams Client

John Salmons Jr.| November 2, 2020

What is Microsoft Lists? Lists is a Microsoft 365 app that can help keep you and your team organized and on the same page by way of the same intuitive collaboration you have come to expect from Microsoft. Whether you create a template from scratch or choose a pre-defined one, there is something there for […]

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Dell Technologies World 2020: 4 Key Announcements

Arraya Insights| October 27, 2020

Members of Arraya’s engineering team journeyed to Dell Technologies World 2020 last week to learn all about the latest and greatest solutions from the IT giant. As has become standard practice this year, that journey lasted only as long as the trip from their bedrooms to their home offices. Despite an all-virtual and condensed (just […]

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

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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VMworld 2020 Recap: 9 Announcements You Need to Know

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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Microsoft Reveals the Future of Exchange Server as 2 End of Support Dates Near

Arraya Insights| October 5, 2020

With support set to run out on a pair of Exchange Server solutions in the coming weeks, Microsoft spent part of its annual Ignite conference shedding some light on the future of the platform. As it turns out, that future may end up looking a lot like the present. Those organizations planning to continue leveraging […]

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3 Operational Challenges Solved by Cisco ACI Anywhere

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| 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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